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
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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