Louisiana gives DXC Technology major incentive deal for 2,000-job New Orleans expansion

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 11:59:40 PM. One of the world's biggest technology companies will open a New Orleans office early next year that will eventually employ 2,000 people, officials said Monday, calling it the single largest
One of the world's biggest technology companies will open a New Orleans office early next year that will eventually employ 2,000 people, officials said Monday, calling it the single largest jobs announcement in the city's history. The news, announced at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, comes nearly a decade after state and local officials began trying to position Louisiana and New Orleans in particular as a fledgling technology hub, using tax credits as a recruitment tool and the city's culture as a key selling point. 5 things to know about DXC Technology, a new tech company coming to New Orleans One of the world's biggest technology companies will open a New Orleans office, officials said Monday. The Virginia-based company, DXC Technology, describes itself as an "end-to-end IT services company," providing technology and consulting services for businesses and governments. It was formed this year as the result of a merger of CSC and the enterprise services business of Hewlett Packard Enterprises. With 2,000 jobs, DXC will be among the metro area's largest employers. The company is still settling on a site for its offices somewhere in the Central Business District; it expects to finalize plans in the coming weeks. The jobs, which are expected to pay $63,000 annually on average, aren't exclusively tech jobs. They include positions such as project managers, business analysts, software developers and engineers. Valued at more than $25 billion, DXC is about the 110th largest company...Read more
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