CSC (NYSE: 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.
Under 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.
Virtual 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.
The 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.
As 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 competitive agility.”
“Virtual 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.