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Oracle Corporation

July 29, 2011 08:00 ET

CSC Achieves Diamond Level Status in Oracle PartnerNetwork

Long-Time Oracle Partner Demonstrates Its Advanced Expertise in Delivering Oracle and Sun Technologies to Global Customers

REDWOOD SHORES, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 29, 2011) - Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL)

News Facts

  • Oracle today announced that CSC has been named a Diamond level partner, the highest ranking available, in the Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Specialized program.
  • CSC, who employs 91,000 professionals serving clients in more than 90 countries, is a global leader in providing technology-enabled business solutions and services.
  • By achieving a Diamond level status, CSC has demonstrated its deep expertise in both the management and implementation of Oracle products -- lowering risk and improving overall satisfaction for customers.
  • CSC has also verified its extensive Sun systems knowledge and proficiency in delivering Sun-based outsourcing, systems integration and technology services to customers around the globe.
  • CSC has currently achieved 15 Oracle specializations and 5 advanced specializations.
  • The company also offers more than 1,650 certified Oracle specialists with deep industry and vertical expertise in Oracle Database, Oracle E-Business Suite Supply Chain Management, Oracle Solaris, Oracle's PeopleSoft Enterprise Human Capital Management, Oracle's PeopleSoft Enterprise People Tools, Oracle CRM On Demand and Oracle solutions for the professional services, aerospace and defense, oil and gas and consumer goods industries; amongst others.

Supporting Quotes

  • "CSC and Oracle continue to work together to drive innovation and deliver the highest quality technology and services with focused solutions in key industry segments, including aerospace and defense, oil and gas, utilities, retail, travel and transportation and healthcare," said Jim Cook, president, Business Solutions & Services Sector, CSC. "Achieving OPN Diamond further exemplifies our ability to work closely with Oracle to deliver high-performance, tightly integrated and cost-effective solutions to organizations both large and small."
  • "Oracle and CSC have a long-standing relationship and track record for delivering high value to our mutual customers," said Judson Althoff, senior vice president, Worldwide Alliances & Channels and Embedded Sales, Oracle. "CSC's strong customer relationships and deep technical expertise combined with Oracle and Sun technology provides a winning combination for customers looking to get the most value and performance from their critical IT environments."

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About Oracle PartnerNetwork
Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Specialized is the latest version of Oracle's partner program that provides partners with tools to better develop, sell and implement Oracle solutions. OPN Specialized offers resources to train and support specialized knowledge of Oracle products and solutions and has evolved to recognize Oracle growing product portfolio, partner base and business opportunity. Key to the latest enhancements to OPN is the ability for partners to differentiate through Specializations. Specializations are achieved through competency development, business results, expertise and proven success. To find out more visit http://www.oracle.com/partners.

About Oracle
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About CSC
CSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled business solutions and services. Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., CSC has approximately 91,000 employees and reported revenue of $16.0 billion for the 12 months ended April 1, 2011. For more information, visit the company's website at www.csc.com.

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