Cognizant picked by Network Rail to deliver value on technology investments

Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) said it has been selected as a key IT solutions and systems integration (SI) framework partner to provide a wide range of SI services to Network Rail, the UK´s leading rail infrastructure provider.

Through the SI Framework, Cognizant will support Network Rail in implementing improvements in the way the company operates a number of its core information management functions and processes, including reliability of the infrastructure and performance. Through this partnership, Network Rail will exploit the right tools, technology and information to better align with wider external industry stakeholders in transforming the rail industry through a period of unprecedented growth in demand and investment in the nation´s railway infrastructure. Network Rail anticipates investing in more than 500 initiatives, driving greater business value from technology during the four years of the SI Framework partnership.

Network Rail is the not for dividend owner and operator of Britain´s railway infrastructure, which includes the tracks, signals, tunnels, bridges, viaducts, level crossings and stations. The company´s website is at www.networkrailmediacentre.co.uk.

Cognizant is a provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world´s leading companies build stronger businesses. Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (US), Cognizant combines a passion for client satisfaction, technology innovation, deep industry and business process expertise, and a global, collaborative workforce that embodies the future of work. The company´s website is at www.cognizant.com or follow on Twitter: Cognizant.