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CSRA Forms Emerging Technology Alliance with Perspica

Mittwoch, 15.02.2017 20:00 von PR Newswire

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FALLS CHURCH, Va., Feb. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CSRA Inc. (NYSE:CSRA), a leading provider of next-generation IT solutions and professional services to government agencies and programs, announced today it has partnered with Silicon Valley-based Perspica. Through this alliance, CSRA will bring Perspica's artificial intelligence powered analytics capabilities to customers in the federal government. Together, both companies will help our government customers leverage innovative technology and big data analytics to support their critical missions.

Through CSRA's Emerging Technology initiative, CSRA matches its deep mission understanding and experience working with the federal government with groundbreaking innovations to create positive mission outcomes for its customers. Perspica's partnership and collaboration with CSRA is a clear indicator of the initiative's early success. Both companies are working together to protect critical U.S. government data center operations by leveraging Perspica's predictive analytics solution to identify anomalies within mission-critical services that could cause outages or performance degradations within agencies.

CSRA is currently performing work on a significant indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract to manage the Department of Homeland Security's Data Center 1 and deliver managed-infrastructure services. Perspica's analytics solution, powered by artificial intelligence, has developed a comprehensive set of big data analysis resources to ingest and analyze high volumes of application and infrastructure data in real time.

Perspica automatically builds behavior profiles and combines them with best-of-breed machine learning algorithms that continuously learn the behavior of government services and underlying infrastructure to provide early warning indicators, which can prevent or dramatically reduce mean time to repair of outages. It then cuts through system alarms to provide a clear root cause and a suggested resolution.

"Our strategy is to forge strong partnerships with industry leaders and domain experts in order to lead government customers to the next stage of their digital journey," said Yogesh Khanna, Chief Technology Officer for CSRA. "Our partnership with Perspica will provide a key step in that journey, by leveraging artificial intelligence powered analytics to fulfill the promise of a data-driven government."

"Our partnership is a great example of how Silicon Valley and Washington, DC can work together to accelerate innovation across government. We look forward to working with CSRA to support our key joint customers in the federal government to help protect their critical operations and infrastructure," said Perspica CEO Dan Maloney. "The ability to infuse Perspica's deep domain expertise in artificial intelligence to analyze big data will help the government achieve their missions and solve our country's most challenging problems."

About CSRA Inc.

CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) solves our nation's hardest mission problems as a bridge from mission and enterprise IT to Next Gen, from government to technology partners, and from agency to agency. CSRA is tomorrow's thinking, today. For our customers, our partners, and ultimately, all the people our mission touches, CSRA is realizing the promise of technology to change the world through next-generation thinking and meaningful results. CSRA is driving towards achieving sustainable, industry-leading organic growth across federal and state/local markets through customer intimacy, rapid innovation and outcome-based experience. CSRA has over 18,000 employees and is headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia. To learn more about CSRA, visit Think Next. Now.

About Perspica

Perspica's artificial intelligence powered analytics enables enterprises to keep their critical services and applications running at the speed of business. Our powerful observability and analytics solution enables TechOps and DevOps teams to improve operational performance and efficiency where hyper-scale and performance are essential. Perspica's Incident Replay™, a time machine for telemetry and topology data, automates root cause analysis while using predictive analytics to detect early warnings and prevent outages.

Forward-looking Statements

All statements in this press release and in all future press releases that do not directly and exclusively relate to historical facts constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements represent CSRA's intentions, plans, expectations and beliefs, including statements about the effects of the program on our business and our ability to enhance mission capabilities of our customers. The forward-looking statements are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors, many of which are outside the control of CSRA. These factors could cause actual results to differ materially from forward-looking statements. For a written description of these factors, see the sections titled "Risk Factors" and "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations" in CSRA's most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and any updating information in subsequent SEC filings. CSRA disclaims any intention or obligation to update these forward-looking statements whether as a result of subsequent event or otherwise.

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