Wednesday, January 18, 2006

Outsourcing deal EDS lands with United Airlines

As per the news acquired about Outsourcing news by Offshoreutsourcingworld from Bizjournals EDS Corp, which has a large Rancho Cordova office, has signed a 10-year information-technology service contract with United Airlines Inc. to upgrade United's technology base, reducing its operating costs.

Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed Tuesday. Under the deal, the Plano, Texas-based technology company will manage more than 36,000 desktop computers for United and provide help-desk services for United employees in about 320 locations worldwide. EDS (NYSE: EDS) also will upgrade all aspects of United's end-user communications and computing environments in reservations, offices and airports.

In addition, EDS says it will be responsible for related asset management, procurement and third-party provider relationships.
For details read here.

The article is sponsored by A-1 Technology Inc, dealing in offshore outsourcing and offshore software development.