Press Release: May 20, 2009
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EDS, an HP Company, Wins $61 Million Infrastructure Deal with Australian Federal Government

SYDNEY, Australia, May 20, 2009

EDS, an HP company, today announced it has signed a $61 million (AU$96 million) agreement to manage the technology infrastructure for the Australia Department of Agriculture, Fishery and Forestry, providing expanded technology services across the department’s key locations and increased economic value to the Commonwealth.

Under the five-year agreement, EDS will provide desktop, server, storage and architecture services.

“This agreement will help the Australian federal government meet its business and policy objectives and deliver better return on investment to the Australian people,” said David Caspari, managing director for Australia and New Zealand at EDS, an HP company. “It builds on existing services we provide to the government and strengthens EDS’ position as the No. 1 government supplier in the country.”

EDS will manage and provide help and service desk support to approximately 5,000 employees across the department’s 300 locations, as well as provide the overall storage and IT architecture and design services in a multivendor agency environment.

The contract was signed in March 2009.

About EDS

EDS, an HP company, is a leading global technology services provider, delivering business solutions to its clients. EDS founded the information technology outsourcing industry nearly 50 years ago. Today, EDS delivers a broad portfolio of information technology, applications and business process outsourcing services to clients in the manufacturing, financial services, healthcare, communications, energy, transportation, and consumer and retail industries, and to governments around the world.

About HP

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Editorial contacts:

Tamara Plakalo, EDS, an HP company: tamara.plakalo@eds.com

Beth Bilal, HP: beth.bilal@hp.com

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