Unisys to Move Interior Dept’s Financial, Business Mgmt System Into Cloud

Unisys logoUnisys (NYSE: UIS) has won a potential $44 million contract to move the Interior Department’s financial and business management system into a cloud computing environment.

DOI’s FBMS is based on SAP’s enterprise resource planning software, which the department uses to account for its revenue and expenditures, Unisys said Tuesday.

The eight-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity task order contract contains a $9.6 million base period and two three-year option periods, the first worth up to $18.3 million and the second with a potential $16 million value.

Unisys will work with SAP cloud hosting-certified provider Virtustream to transition DOI’s system into a cloud.

The department awarded the task order to Unisys under the DOI Foundation Cloud Hosting Services contract.

Unisys will deploy the services from its St. Louis-based application modernization center of excellence, which the company established in 2010 to help customers update applications.

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