EDS Recognized as a Leader in European Remote Infrastructure Management

    PLANO, Texas, Sept. 4 /CNW/ -- EDS today announced it has been named a
leader in European Remote Infrastructure Management (RIM) by independent
analyst firm Forrester Research. Infrastructure management includes mainframe,
data center, voice and data network, desktop and help desk operations.
    EDS was among the select companies invited by Forrester to participate in
its August 31, 2007 The Forrester Wave(TM): European Remote Infrastructure
Management, Q3 2007 (August 2007) report. The report evaluated EDS' expertise
in the outsourced areas of mainframe, data center, voice and data network,
desktop and help desk operations for the firm's European clients. In this
evaluation, EDS was cited as a leader in European remote infrastructure
management and received top scores in a number of areas, including its service
offerings, service management as well as vision and productivity investments.
    The Forrester Wave European Remote Infrastructure Management, Q3 2007
report stated:

    "EDS's reputation for and experience with infrastructure management
    helps the firm position itself ahead of all other providers in the
    remote infrastructure management (RIM) market. EDS's strategy for RIM
    focuses on a utility-based model, derived from the efficient use of
    assets and skills through a global delivery model. Clients that are
    looking for a deal on a global scale with a robust set of methodologies
    and processes will find a good partner in EDS."
    Forrester also stated EDS "has a strong market presence in terms of
resources and reinforces this with its global secure network." The report
cited the information technology services company as "strongly represented in
the European RIM market in terms of resources dedicated to European RIM
clients and on-site support; it also has a strong offering for consolidation
and virtualization."
    "We are pleased Forrester recognized EDS as a leader in European remote
infrastructure management," said Ray Cline, vice president of EDS'
Infrastructure service line. "EDS prides itself on providing high-quality
remote infrastructure management to our clients globally to help them drive
productivity, growth and innovation, while maximizing the security of their
    Forrester evaluated leading global, regional and Indian vendors across 37
criteria on remote infrastructure management services for European clients,
grouped into the three key areas of current offering, strategy and market
presence. It also included additional 23-item reference customer surveys. To
see an executive summary of EDS' results from The Forrester Wave: European
Remote Infrastructure Management, Q3 2007 report or to get more information
about Forrester, an independent technology research company that focuses on
technology's impact on business, visit http://www.forrester.com.
    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 45 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 http://www.eds.com.

    Julie Basa - EDS
    972 605 1862

For further information:

For further information: Julie Basa of EDS, +1-972-605-1862, 
julie.basa@eds.com Web Site: http://www.eds.com                 

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