Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu are holding a information convention within the metropolis to announce a “significant economic development.”

Multiple media sources, together with the New Orleans Advocate and Baton Rouge Business Report have confirmed DXC Technology, primarily based in Virginia is predicted to increase its enterprise to the Crescent City.

The transfer might finally create as much as 2000 everlasting excessive tech positions in downtown New Orleans.

DXC is a publicly traded data expertise firm created final yr, after buying components the Enterprise Services section of Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

One supply advised the Advocate, the enterprise enlargement represents “the most permanent jobs” for a single (LED) Louisiana Economic Development venture in state historical past.

Details of the deal weren’t instantly obtainable.

One enterprise supply advised WWL-TV, the town and state have been engaged on this venture for greater than a yr and it’s a mbadive win for New Orleans.

Tech sector jobs are among the many highest paying and extremely wanted.  

According to DXC’s company profile, the corporate has 155,000 staff in additional than 70 international locations, serving some 6,000 shoppers. 

DXC has additionally established greater than 250 industry-leading world Partner Network relationships, together with 15 strategic companions: Amazon Web Services, AT&T, Dell EMC, HCL, Hitachi, HPE, HP, IBM, Lenovo, Micro Focus, Microsoft, Oracle, PwC, SAP and ServiceNow.

The announcement is scheduled for two p.m. WWL-TV.com will stream it reside.

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