EDS Board of Directors Approves Contingent 5-Cent Dividend on EDS Common Stock

    PLANO, Texas, July 15 /CNW/ -- The EDS Board of Directors today declared
a dividend on the common stock of EDS of $0.05 per share, payable September
10, 2008, to shareholders of record as of the close of business August 15,
2008. Payment of the dividend is contingent on the closing of the proposed
merger of EDS into a subsidiary of Hewlett-Packard Company not occurring prior
to the close of business on the August 15 record date.
    About EDS
    EDS (NYSE:   EDS) is a leading global technology services company
delivering business solutions to its clients. EDS founded the information
technology outsourcing industry more than 46 years ago. Today, EDS delivers a
broad portfolio of information technology 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. Learn more at eds.com.

     Bob Brand - EDS                Deanna Rogers - EDS
     972 605 1290                   972 605 8933
     bob.brand@eds.com              deanna.rogers@eds.com


For further information:

For further information: media relations, Bob Brand, +1-972-605-1290,
bob.brand@eds.com, or investor relations, Deanna Rogers, +1-972-605-8933,
deanna.rogers@eds.com, both of EDS Web Site: http://www.eds.com

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