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ACS Signs Five-Year, $100 Million Deal to Provide Technology Services to UMass Memorial Health Care, Inc.
Date:7/31/2008

DALLAS, July 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. (NYSE: ACS) today announced a five year contract, totaling $100 million, with UMass Memorial Health Care, Inc., a Worcester, Massachusetts-based hospital system, to provide extensive information systems services. The contract will extend an existing six-year business relationship.

Under the terms of the agreement, ACS will provide a cost-effective method of expanding UMass Memorial's IT systems through planned deployment of servers and data storage based on the hospital system's specific IT infrastructure needs. ACS will provide networking, data systems, data center hosting, desktop, help desk, telecommunications, disaster recovery, and resource planning services.

"This new agreement will enable UMass Memorial to continue our successful relationship with ACS to tackle upcoming challenges, including growing demands for storage, high availability computing, clinical information systems and the increasing service levels the technology requires," said George Brenckle, senior vice president and chief information officer, UMass Memorial Health Care, Inc. "We are confident our extended partnership with ACS will elicit continued success and help reposition our hospital system for future growth."

Through it subsidiary unit, ACS Healthcare Solutions, the company has a legacy in healthcare information technology and clinical transformation by providing a full array of services to healthcare delivery systems to help them operate more efficiently and effectively, including world-class healthcare transformational outsourcing services.

"UMass Memorial is demonstrating its leadership by taking proactive steps to anticipate and increase its capabilities through an expanded information services infrastructure," said Charles Bracken, managing director, ACS Healthcare Solutions. "Our deep healthcare knowledge and expertise, gained over nearly 25 years, combined with our integrated, healthcare-specific services and tools, will help us deepen our relationship with UMass Memorial and this facility's patients."

About ACS

ACS, a global FORTUNE 500 company with 63,000 people supporting client operations reaching more than 100 countries, provides business process outsourcing and information technology solutions to world-class commercial and government clients. The company's Class A common stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "ACS." Learn more about ACS at http://www.acs-inc.com.

About University of Massachusetts Memorial Health Care, Inc.

UMass Memorial Health Care, Inc. is the largest health care system in Central and Western Massachusetts, and the clinical partner of the University of Massachusetts Medical School. UMass Memorial Health Care, Inc. includes UMass Memorial Medical Center and four community hospitals.

The system also includes a long-term nursing facility, home health and hospice program, behavioral health programs, and community-based physician practices. Approximately 1,500 physicians are members of the medical staff, with 13,000 employees, including 3,000 registered nurses. In total, the hospitals have 1,093 beds. In 2006, 58,762 inpatients were treated and more than one million outpatient visits were counted. 5,346 babies were delivered and the emergency departments handled 233,500 visits.

The statements in this news release that do not directly relate to historical facts constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties, many of which are outside the Company's control. As such, no assurance can be given that the actual events and results will not be materially different than the anticipated results described in the forward-looking statements. Factors could cause actual results to differ materially from such forward-looking statements. For a description of these factors, see the Company's prior filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our most recent filing. ACS disclaims any intention or obligation to revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future event, or otherwise.


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