CSC buys Infochimps and its big data platform

IT services and consulting specialist CSC has acquired Infochimps, a startup that sells a big data query and processing platform. Infochimps had raised about $5 million in equity and debt financing since launching in 2009.

AT&T and CSC join to sell clouds on telco-grade network

AT&T (s t) and CSC have formed a “global strategic alliance” to push CSC’s private cloud, BizCloud, and other CSC cloud products atop the telecommunications provider’s networks, the companies announced Tuesday. CSC will offer AT&T customers “application expertise” and migrate applications, while AT&T will handle certain CSC network services for commercial customers through the deal, which runs until 2020.