EDS negotiates information technology master services agreement with Black & Veatch
Clients Electronic Data Systems Corporation
Jones Day represented Electronic Data Systems Corporation (EDS) in the negotiation of a seven year information technology master services agreement with Black & Veatch Corporation, a global engineering, consulting and construction company. EDS will manage the IT infrastructure for Black & Veatch's worldwide enterprise, including managing applications development and maintenance, project support, server support, communications network support and desktop computer support. EDS will provide helpdesk and user support for desktops and networks for more than 7,000 employees in approximately 90 locations worldwide. EDS also acquired selected assets and accounts of BV Solutions Group (BVSG), a subsidiary of Black & Veatch. Approximately 280 Black & Veatch and BVSG professionals joined EDS in connection with the transaction.