California-based Computer Sciences Corporation has signed a seven-year contract worth approximately $600 million to provide Chicago-based Aon Corporation’s U.S. operations with information technology (IT) infrastructure support services.
Under the agreement, CSC will operate and manage Aon’s U.S. telecommunications and data networks, desktop support, related help desk services and various IT support functions. Aon will retain responsibility for IT strategy and leadership, architecture and application development, and maintenance.
Approximately 600 Aon IT employees and contractors currently manage the company’s technical infrastructure. Under the agreement, the majority are expected to transition to CSC in late August.