CSC Announces $110 Million in New and Expanded Major Business

                                  in the UK

  EL SEGUNDO, Calif., May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Computer Sciences
Corporation (NYSE: CSC) today announced new and extended contracts with
Whitbread, Allders Department Stores, Homebase, Gallaher and a major company
in the leisure industry in the United Kingdom.  CSC estimates the value of
these new agreements to be approximately $110 million (62.2 million pounds
CSC and Whitbread have signed a new seven-year enterprise resource
planning (ERP) management contract.  Under the agreement, CSC will support
Whitbread's Oracle 11iERP suite of applications and replace the company's key
legacy applications with Oracle 11i solutions.  CSC also will provide
infrastructure, help desk and Oracle application services to all organizations
within the Whitbread group. 
In addition, CSC and Whitbread have extended their current information
technology (IT) outsourcing contract by two and a half years to 2010.  The
original outsourcing contract, valued at approximately $75 million over seven
years, was awarded to CSC in 2000.  Under that contract, CSC manages and
provides 24-hour support for all of Whitbread's central information systems,
including the company's data center services, e-mail, Internet and Intranet. 
Allders Department Stores has extended and expanded its IT outsourcing
contract with CSC an additional two years to 2009 following successful wide
area network and local area network upgrade projects as well as voice over IP
deployment in all stores and head office locations.  Under the new agreement,
CSC will provide infrastructure and applications support for additional
equipment, including approximately 1,700 desktops, 1,500 electronic point of
sale terminals and more than 100 servers.  The contract follows an earlier
five-year agreement valued at approximately $42 million awarded to CSC in
2002.  Under the previous agreement, CSC manages Allders' applications
portfolio and IT infrastructure, including servers, desktops, networks and
peripherals, as well as IT initiatives such as upgrading the company's
financial systems. 
Do-it-yourself giant Homebase has extended its contract with CSC an
additional year.  The contract involves hosting the company's sales
forecasting system and follows an earlier one-year contract awarded to CSC in
2003 for an undisclosed amount. 
International tobacco company Gallaher has extended its IT services
contract for an additional two years to 2008.  Under the new agreement, CSC
will continue to provide desktop services, data center services,
infrastructure support, SAP and project services.  CSC began working with
Gallaher in 2001 under a five year contract valued at approximately $28.3
In addition, CSC has signed a contract with a significant company in the
leisure industry for an outsourced data center. 
"It is very encouraging to see the continued confidence the retail and
leisure industry has in outsourcing and the benefits it can bring," said Keith
Wilman, president of CSC's UK operations.  "Our ongoing and new work with
these companies is testament to CSC's understanding of these sectors, and 
ability to leverage our global strengths and IT services experience to deliver
business and operational results." 
In addition to these new agreements, CSC's recent business wins with the
National Health Service, National Grid Transco and the Royal Mail Group
highlight the company's balanced portfolio of clients across key industry
  About CSC 
Founded in 1959, Computer Sciences Corporation is a leading global IT
services company.  CSC's mission is to provide customers in industry and
government with solutions crafted to meet their specific challenges and enable
them to profit from the advanced use of technology. 
With approximately 90,000 employees, CSC provides innovative solutions for
customers around the world by applying leading technologies and CSC's own
advanced capabilities.  These include systems design and integration; IT and
business process outsourcing; applications software development; Web and
application hosting; and management consulting.  Headquartered in El Segundo,
Calif., CSC reported revenue of $14.8 billion for the 12 months ended April 2,
2004.  For more information, visit the company's Web site at

SOURCE  Computer Sciences Corporation 
-0-                             05/18/2004 
/CONTACT:  Mike Dickerson, Director, Media Relations, Corporate,
+1-310-615-1647,, or Joanne Davis, Communications, CSC in
United Kingdom, +44 (0) 1252-536-737,, or Bill Lackey,
Director, Investor Relations, Corporate, +1-310-615-1700,,
all of Computer Sciences Corporation/ 
/Web site: / 
CO:  Computer Sciences Corporation
ST:  California, England
-0- May/18/2004 19:30 GMT
Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.