CSC Named to Software Magazine's 30th Annual Software 500
CSC Ranks as One of the World's Largest Software Companies
FALLS CHURCH, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CSC (NYS: CSC) today announced its inclusion in Software Magazine's Software 500 ranking of the world's largest software and service providers, now in its 30th year.
CSC was ranked 8th, with reported total revenue of $16.0 billion for the 12 months ended December 30, 2011.
"The 2012 Software 500 results show that revenue growth in the software and services industry was again healthy, with total Software 500 revenue of $643.6 billion worldwide for 2011, representing approximately 17 percent growth from the previous year's list," says John P. Desmond, editor, Software Magazine. "The Software 500 helps CIOs, senior IT managers, and IT staff research and create a short list of highly capable business partners," says Desmond. "It is a quick reference of vendor viability. The online version, posted at www.softwaremag.com, is searchable by category, making it what we call the online catalog to enterprise software."
"Clients around the globe use our software to accelerate progress and improve performance for their customers," said Thomas E. Hogan, executive vice president and general manager, Global Business Services, CSC. "CSC has maintained a high ranking in the Software 500 for more than 10 consecutive years. Recognition from Software Magazine as the 8th largest software company in the world reinforces CSC's position as a leading industry-specific provider that consistently combines software expertise with domain capabilities to improve speed, efficiency and high-value service."
The Software 500 is a revenue-based ranking of the world's largest software and services suppliers, targeting medium to large enterprises, their IT professionals, software developers, and business managers involved in software and services purchasing.
Go to www.softwaremag.com to subscribe and see the 2012 Software 500. It was released in the Fall issue, as both a print and digital publication, which was distributed on September 19, 2012.
The ranking is based on total worldwide software and services revenue for 2011. This includes revenue from software licenses, maintenance and support, training, and software-related services and consulting. Suppliers are not ranked on total corporate revenue, since many have other lines of business, such as hardware. The financial information was gathered by a survey prepared by Rockport Custom Publishing, LLC. and posted at www.softwaremag.com, as well as from public documents.
About Software Magazine and Rockport Custom Publishing
Software Magazine has been a brand name in the high-tech industry for more than 36 years. Softwaremag.com, its Web counterpart, is the online guide to enterprise software and the home of the Software 500 ranking of the world's largest software and services companies. Software Magazine and Softwaremag.com are owned and operated by Rockport Custom Publishing.
Rockport Custom Publishing is a leading integrated media company focusing on technology. For more information, visit: www.rockportpubs.com.
CSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled business solutions and services. Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., CSC has approximately 96,000 employees and reported revenue of $15.8 billion for the 12 months ended June 29, 2012. For more information, visit the company's website at www.csc.com.
Tom Tetreault, publisher
Cassandra Carnes, managing editor
Marian Kelley, director, media and analyst relations
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