As part of an expanded collaboration between IBM and CSC, Big Blue will offer its mainframe capabilities and cloud infrastructure to CSC and its clients. IBM will offer its Cloud Managed Services for z Systems to CSC customers making the transition to the cloud. The agreement includes mainframe hardware, software, monitoring, and governance support associated with the service, known as IBM Cloud for z.
For CSC, the agreement means reduced operational costs for clients transitioning to the cloud while at the same time improving its cloud IT infrastructure offerings. The collaboration comes on the heels of CSC’s announcement that it will be merging with Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s Enterprise Service Division, creating a new, pure-play IT services company.
Playing to Their Strengths
“Many clients are looking for ways to make historically fixed cost more variable to migrate from legacy platforms to modernized applications and to a cloud enabled infrastructure,”
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