Engineering consulting firm Amey has signed a 7 year agreement valued at $78 million with global IT Services company CSC, who will deliver next-generation IT services to the consultancy. The deal has been struck as part of Amey’s growth agenda.
Amey is an in 1921 founded UK-based engineering consulting firm and public service provider that offers a range of services including utilities, highways, waste management, rail, justice solutions, social housing and facilities management. The firm employees over 21,000 people and is a subsidiary of international infrastructure and services operator Ferrovial.
To support its business growth, Amey has hired global IT services company CSC to provide it with a "high-quality next-generation applications platform", with the aim of boosting the firm's flexibility and service capabilities. As part of the deal, CSC will deliver application development and management services which includes a large portion of Amey’s portfolio including SAP* and large estate customised applications across all of the firm’s business units in the UK. The deal will last seven years and is valued at $78 million.
Commenting on the deal, Darryl Salmons, CIO of Amey, says: “To support our growth agenda we were looking for a partner that could provide us with a leveraged set of capabilities and an innovative approach that would provide the flexibility we need today and into the future. CSC provides just that.” Sanjiv Gossain, Vice President & General Manager of CSC UK Region, adds: “We are delighted to be partnering with Amey, a recognised leader in its field.”
* SAP Business Suite is a bundle of business applications that provide integration of information and processes, collaboration, industry-specific functionality, and scalability.