According to CSC, the agreement provides the framework for common and country-specific agreements by the local entities of each party and will become effective upon the signing of the different accession agreements.
The financial terms for the five-year service contract were undisclosed.
To improve workplace efficiency and reduce ongoing costs, CSC will provide application and web hosting, data center, storage, mainframe, business continuity and disaster recovery, as well as several workplace infrastructure applications. CSC’s work will involve all ArcelorMittal’s Western and Eastern Europe IT operations.
“We are excited for the opportunity to work with ArcelorMittal, the world’s leading steel company, to support their mission to drive efficiencies across their business and better serve clients worldwide,” said Michael W. Laphen, chairman, president and chief executive officer of CSC. “This agreement is another validation of CSC’s leadership in global infrastructure services, and demonstrates our ability to drive change within the IT function of the world’s most innovative and dynamic companies.”