CSC, a global leader in next-generation IT services and innovative
cloud solutions, and Virtual Clarity, a leading provider of
IT-as-a-Service (ITaaS) transformation strategy and leadership, today
announced an agreement to jointly help enterprises accelerate their
transformation to leading cloud environments, including Amazon Web
Services, IBM Cloud, and Microsoft Azure.
the terms of the agreement, CSC will make an undisclosed investment in
Virtual Clarity to accelerate the company's leading transformation
consulting services targeting the Financial Services, Insurance,
Telecom, and Manufacturing industries. Virtual Clarity will become a
Strategic Affiliate of CSC and will collaborate on joint go-to-market
pursuits with CSC.
Clarity has significant knowledge and experience in helping global
clients solve large, complex business problems and building lasting
value for customers and partners. Its ClearTransformation service
enables companies to accelerate business innovation, overcoming the
inertia of legacy IT by transforming the traditional IT operating model
to nimble IT-as-a-Service.
Virtual Clarity relationship will enhance CSC's ability to lead client
transitions to the digital enterprise and reinforces CSC's leadership in
cloud transformation. Clients will benefit by combining the breadth and
depth of CSC's vendor-agnostic, next-generation technology solutions
with Virtual Clarity's business-outcomes consultative approach.
more organizations are looking to operate their business in the cloud,
they increasingly face challenges associated with managing complexity,
cost and risk. The CSC and Virtual Clarity integrated approach will
de-risk large-scale IT transformation programs while empowering clients
to focus on growing their businesses with improved efficiencies at a
scale not possible in traditional IT environments.
"We are excited to be partnering with CSC. This
partnership will ensure that organizations can transform their business
faster and safer than before, and at scale," said Steve Peskin, chief
executive officer, Virtual Clarity. "CSC delivers fantastic service
solutions to enable what organizations need to finally make enterprise
infrastructure frictionless and invisible to the business and unlock
Clarity's advisory services, combined with CSC's ability to deliver at
scale, provides a powerful solution that supports the journey toward IT
transformation," said Steve Hilton, executive vice president and general
manager, Global Infrastructure Services, CSC. "Our clients will benefit
by having a combined advisory service aligned to meet their technology
needs and accelerate their IT transformations."
To learn more about enterprise digital transformation, read "What Makes Digital Leaders: A Full C-Suite Perspective,"
the findings from the 2016-2017 Global Digital Enterprise Survey of 500
global business and IT executives, sponsored by CSC and conducted by
the Economist Intelligence Unit.