India Business
Cognizant to give technology support to Simon & Schuster
Mar 21, 2007 - 5:55:33 PM

Chennai, March 21 - India's leading IT services provider Cognizant Technology Solutions Wednesday announced an IT contract with New York-based publishing major Simon & Schuster Inc - for providing technology support from three locations in the US.

Simon & Schuster, which is a part of US media giant CBS Corp, is a global leader in the field of general interest publishing and is dedicated to providing the best in fiction and non-fiction across all print, electronic, and audio formats. It has decided to have an Indian publishing arm this year.

Cognizant will provide S&S with end-to-end information technology infrastructure management services including, helpdesk, network management, server management, application infrastructure support and desktop support.

It will provide delivery of services to the publishing major from New York, Parsippany and Riverside -, as well as from its Bangalore facility in India.

The agreement for end-to-end infrastructure management and data centre operations services will include the management of 200 servers, 1,400 desktops, as well as the management of Simon & Schuster's mission critical applications.

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