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Fresh Partnerships, Successful Launch, Platform Deployment, and Recent Acquisition, and Blank Purchase Agreement - Analyst Notes on IBM, Accenture, NCR, Gartner, and CSC

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NEW YORK, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE: IBM), Accenture plc (NYSE: ACN), NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT), and Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE: CSC). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at:

International Business Machines Corporation Analyst Notes 

On March 26, 2014, International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) announced partnership with Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Otsuka) to develop a transformative care coordination solution intended to improve care coordination in the mental health community. The Companies informed that the solution aims to connect providers of mental health services, and support the creation of more comprehensive patient health records. IBM and Otsuka noted that they will initially work with communities across the US and UK, with the intention to expand internationally. The full analyst notes on International Business Machines Corporation are available to download free of charge at:

Accenture plc Analyst Notes 

On March 21, 2014, Accenture plc (Accenture) and Southwest Power Pool (SPP) announced the successful launch of SPP's integrated marketplace in which market participants buy and sell wholesale energy and reserves in both a day-ahead and real-time market through a single, consolidated SPP balancing authority. The Companies noted that the integrated marketplace allows SPP to coordinate next-day generation across the region and provide participants with greater access to reserve energy. "This was a complex project with many moving parts and involving hundreds of stakeholders. Accenture was an instrumental part of SPP being able to complete this challenging effort on schedule," said Bruce Rew, SPP Vice President of Operations and Executive Sponsor of the Integrated Marketplace Program. The full analyst notes on Accenture plc are available to download free of charge at:

NCR Corporation Analyst Notes 

On March 25, 2014, NCR Corporation (NCR) announced that European fashion retailer Lindex is rolling out a complete retail solution to seamlessly manage its omni-channel shopping experience through the deployment of NCR's Department and Specialty Retail Suite. NCR noted that the said Suite provides Lindex with a platform to add new services to improve overall consumer experience while also minimizing migration risks, operational impacts, and technology adoption challenges. "Software is at the heart of this omni-channel approach, working seamlessly with proven hardware to provide the experience that today's tech savvy shopper demands. It also allows retailers, such as Lindex, to run their businesses more effectively and reduce complexity when migrating from legacy systems," said Adam Blake, Vice President and General Manager of Department and Specialty Retail at NCR. The full analyst notes on NCR Corporation are available to download free of charge at:

Gartner, Inc. Analyst Notes 

On March 11, 2014, Gartner, Inc. (Gartner) announced the acquisition of Software Advice, Inc. (Software Advice). Details and terms of the transaction were not disclosed. However, Gartner informed that Vista Point Advisors acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Software Advice. The full analyst notes on Gartner, Inc. are available to download free of charge at:

Computer Sciences Corporation Analyst Notes 

On March 20, 2014, Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) announced that it has been awarded by the US Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Customs and Border Protection (CBP) with a single-award blanket purchase agreement (BPA) to provide financial systems support services. The Company informed that the BPA and first task order were signed in Q3 FY 2014 and have a one-year base period and four option years. CSC also reported that the BPA has an estimated total value of up to $86 million, while the first task order has an estimated total value of $31 million. The full analyst notes on Computer Sciences Corporation are available to download free of charge at:

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