US government selects PwC and EDS for accounts work

PwC and IT consultants
Electronic Data Systems (EDS) have been named
as two of four companies to provide work under a five-year, $500m (?250m)
contract to the
US
Defense Finance and Accounting Service
.

EDS said it will provide technology services such as software development and
maintenance of financial and accounting systems.

The other partners are General Dynamics Information Technology and Bucher
& Christian Consulting, plus several small businesses.

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