Affiliated Computer Services (ACS)
- Homepage: http://www.acs-inc.com/
December 2006: "In 1988, ACS founder and Chairman of the Board Darwin Deason recruited a group of extraordinary information technology professionals and instilled a passion and energy we call hustle. We believe the impossible is possible, and that giving up is not an option.
We're Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. (NYSE: ACS), a premier provider of diversified business process outsourcing (BPO) and information technology outsourcing (ITO) solutions to commercial and government clients worldwide. Based in Dallas, ACS is a FORTUNE 500 company of more than 58,000 people supporting client operations reaching nearly 100 countries.
It would be hard for you to go through a day without encountering the products or services of our many clients in communications, education, energy, financial services, government, healthcare, insurance, manufacturing, retail, travel, and transportation.
We provide them with superior BPO services including administration; finance and accounting; human resources; payment services; sales, marketing, and customer care; and supply chain management. Our world-class ITO offerings include applications solutions; data center management; disaster recovery; end-user computing; network management; security services; storage solutions; technology review, assessment, and planning; and transition services for human resources."http://www.acs-inc.com/about/index.html
Role Name Type Last Updated Organization Head/Leader (past or present) Lynn R. Blodgett Person Dec 28, 2008 Organization Head/Leader (past or present) Founded/Co-Founded by Darwin Deason Person Dec 11, 2006
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