Jeff Renzi Named Unisys SVP of Global Sales; Ed Coleman Comments

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Jeff Renzi, formerly senior vice president of sales and marketing at Arise Virtual Solutions, has been appointed senior vice president and president of global sales at Unisys Corp. (NYSE:UIS), the company said on Jan. 31. He will be responsible for leading a global sales organization across all of the company’s businesses and geographies, according Unisys. Ed Coleman, chairman and CEO Unisys, said...

Unisys Extends Australian Defense IT Services Contract; Scott Whyman Comments

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Unisys (NYSE: UIS) will continue to provide information technology support processes to the Australian defense department under a two-year, $52 million contract extension, ARN reported Thursday. Brian Karlovsky writes the contract covers network security, infrastructure, server and desktop support services to more than 400 locations throughout the country. Scott Whyman, vice president and general manager...

Unisys Provides CBP with Scanning Tech at Busiest U.S.-Mexico Border Crossing; Steve Soroka Comments

Unisys Corp. (NYSE: UIS) has collaborated with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Customs and Border Protection to deploy a pedestrian crossing technology intended to help the agency secure traveler passage through the U.S.-Mexico border. The kiosk-based radio frequency identification system installed at the San Ysidro, Calif., border crossing works to scan pedestrian documents as travelers...

Unisys Wins IT Services Work for GSA’s Public Buildings Service; PV Puvvada Comments

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Unisys Corp. (NYSE: UIS) has won a three-year, $18.8 million task order from the General Services Administration to support the Public Buildings Service‘s information technology infrastructure. The contract comes under a five-year blanket purchase agreement totaling $150 million where Unisys will help PBS operate applications for managing the workspace provided to several federal agencies across...

Unisys Survey: One-Third of Govt IT Pros Have Current State, Local Cloud Projects

A Unisys Corp. (NYSE: UIS) survey says 32 percent of government information technology leaders at the state and local levels have cloud computing projects underway. Another 14 percent of respondents said their state or municipality is planning to migrate to a cloud-based infrastructure, Unisys said Tuesday. Commissioned by the Center for Digital Government, the survey polled 109 state and local IT...

Unisys Wins $460M to Maintain CBP Software Systems; Steve Soroka Comments

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Unisys Corp. (NYSE: UIS) has won a potential $460 million contract to operate and maintain software systems for the Customs and Border Protection agency. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract includes one base year and four one-year options, a Monday FedBizOpps notice says. Company personnel will analyze, design, program and integrate tests of automated systems as part of the systems...

Unisys Wins Potential $104M DOJ Asset Tracker BPA; PV Puvvada Comments

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Unisys Corp. (NYSE: UIS) has won a potential $104 million blanket purchase agreement to support a software program that works to track and manage assets for the Justice Department. The company will maintain, operate and update the Consolidated Asset Tracking System for a base period of six months and for up to four option years, Unisys said Wednesday. Two task orders worth $10.5 million have been...

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

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Unisys (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...

Unisys Wins Potential $650M IRS Enterprise Computer Support IDIQ; PV Puvvada Comments

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PV Puvvada Unisys (NYSE: UIS) has won a potential $650 million contract to help the Internal Revenue Service operate computers used to process tax returns and maintain taxpayer records. The single-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract contains one base year and nine option years and the company will perform work under task orders, Unisys said Tuesday. “With this contract award, Unisys...

Unisys Board OKs $50M Share Buyback

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The board of directors at Unisys Corp. (NYSE: UIS) has approved a plan to repurchase up to $50 million of the company’s shares through Dec. 31, 2014. Both common stock and mandatory convertible preferred stock are covered under the plan, the company said. Purchases can include transactions in the open market, including 10b5-1 plans, or through private negotiations. Share repurchases may be suspended...

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