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DXC Technology Announces New Managed Container Service to Improve and Accelerate Client DevSecOps Processes

SAN FRANCISCO – RED HAT SUMMIT 2018--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

DXC Technology (DXC), the world’s leading independent, end-to-end IT services company, today announced a new service, DXC Managed Container Platform as a Service (PaaS) powered by Red Hat OpenShift, that improves and accelerates clients’ application development and deployment processes.

The new service demonstrates DXC’s strong relationship with Red Hat, which is part of the DXC Partner Network.

DXC Managed Container PaaS powered by Red Hat OpenShift enables developers to build, deploy and manage containerized applications on a single platform, across hybrid and cloud infrastructures. The platform runs on a fully managed DXC environment and can be combined with DXC’s cloud-native application development and managed security solutions to enable a true DevSecOps enterprise experience.

The new service leverages DXC BionixTM to offer clients a combination of technology and services that provides them with the increased security, speed and agility they require to speed legacy and cloud-native applications to market.

“Digital transformation is not achieved solely through new technologies; being able to effectively integrate, deploy and maintain these technologies is a crucial step for enterprises to truly transform,” said Eugene O’Callaghan, senior vice president and general manager, Cloud and Platform Services, DXC Technology. “DXC is well positioned to address these needs by providing cloud-native application development services combined with a high level of SLA for enterprise-grade managed services for Red Hat’s OpenShift Container Platform.”

“Developers can now use DXC Managed Container PaaS powered by Red Hat OpenShift, based upon open standards and proven enterprise-grade open source technology, to develop cloud-native applications that can run across public, private and hybrid environments,” said Ashesh Badani, vice president and general manager, OpenShift, Red Hat. “This new solution from DXC offers customers a robust service, to help enterprises more efficiently modernize their enterprise applications built from industry standards, including Kubernetes.”

Benefits of DXC Managed Container PaaS powered by Red Hat OpenShift include:

  • Enables continuous creation, delivery, collaboration and development of applications across IT operations and development teams
  • Improves application development cycles by up to 66 percent on average1, enabling faster time to market
  • Provides industry-leading automation that enables the service to be quickly scaled to support changing business needs
  • Includes incident management, patching, monitoring, scale-out, performance reporting, and backup and recovery
  • Features a full development suite with a DevSecOps tool chain, enabling greater security capabilities and risk compliance
  • Was developed as a high-availability container platform managed service with a 99.9 percent guaranteed service level from DXC

The service was jointly developed by DXC and Red Hat engineers to take advantage of the latest advancement in applications development and to enable integration across legacy applications and modern, managed cloud environments.

“Container technology has emerged as a popular way to optimize the software development processes and increase business agility and time to market with new applications,” said Gary Chen, research manager for IDC’s Software Defined Compute practice. “It can help application development teams increase the frequency of their deployments while at the same time improving code quality.”

DXC is an expert in managing complex, enterprise-scale cloud environments and migrations, as it is currently providing managed cloud services to more than 800 clients.

More information on DXC Managed Container PaaS powered by Red Hat OpenShift is available here.

About DXC Technology

DXC Technology (DXC) is the world's leading independent, end-to-end IT services company, serving nearly 6,000 private and public-sector clients from a diverse array of industries across 70 countries. The company's technology independence, global talent and extensive partner network deliver transformative digital offerings and solutions that help clients harness the power of innovation to thrive on change. DXC Technology is recognized among the best corporate citizens globally. For more information, visit dxc.technology.

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1 Source: IDC White Paper, “The Business Value of Red Hat OpenShift,” October 2017

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