EDS Wins $715M Deal with Bristol-Myers

EDS has been awarded a seven-year, $715 million contract to deliver IT infrastructure services for pharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb. EDS will manage Bristol-Myers Squibb’s IT environment, including the company’s data centers around the world. EDS will also provide help desk support for Bristol-Myers Squibb employees, supporting the company’s sales, scientific and SAP systems and employee workstations in certain countries.

The contract initially covers IT services in the Americas and Asia Pacific regions, with later expansion to include Europe, the Middle East and Africa. EDS will provide computer capacity to Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) from its data center in Auburn Hills, Michigan.

“Leveraging EDS’ expertise, scope and scale will allow the company to improve productivity so Bristol-Myers Squibb can remain focused on what it does best

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Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.