SAIC signs IT services agreement with Calpine

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 20, 2002 — Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) recently announced the signing of an estimated $31 million, three-year information technology (IT) services agreement with Calpine Corp., an independent power company, based in San Jose, Calif.

SAIC will furnish help desk, server, desktop support, network, voice and video services to more than 3,300 Calpine employees in 126 locations throughout the United States and Canada.

“Through this agreement, we are officially establishing an IT alliance with Calpine,” said Mark Pierson, SAIC senior vice president and manager of the Energy Technologies & Services Group. “Collaborating with two entrepreneurial cultures that recognize and value creativity and flexibility can contribute to increasing Calpine’s ability to respond to changing business needs, while improving customer service, usability and lowering costs.”

Under the terms of the agreement, SAIC will support Calpine’s IT service delivery function beginning in late August. The contract also allows for consulting, applications and project services.

SAIC is the nation’s largest employee-owned research and engineering company, providing information technology, systems integration and eSolutions to commercial and government customers. SAIC engineers and scientists work to solve complex technical problems in national security, homeland defense, energy, the environment, telecommunications, health care and transportation.

With annual revenues of $6.1 billion, SAIC and its subsidiaries, including Telcordia Technologies, have more than 40,000 employees at offices in more than 150 cities worldwide. More information about SAIC can be found on the Internet at

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