Unisys to Migrate DOJ’s Crime Data Resources to Cloud Platform; PV Puvvada Comments

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PV Puvvada Unisys (NYSE: UIS) has won a potential three-year, $19 million contract to help the Justice Department consolidate the agency’s criminal justice information systems into a cloud computing infrastructure. The agency chose Unisys to implement a cloud platform and provide shared web hosting for the National Criminal Justice Reference Service program, Unisys said Tuesday. DOJ’s Office...

Janet Haugen Named Unisys Interim CEO, Paul Weaver to Serve as Acting Chairman

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Unisys (NYSE: UIS) has appointed Chief Financial Officer Janet Haugen as interim CEO and named lead independent director Paul Weaver as interim chairman of the company’s board of directors. Haugen and Weaver will assume the roles on Dec. 2 as the company searches for a successor to Ed Coleman, Unisys said Monday. “The Board has interviewed a number of strong candidates and is working...

Unisys CEO J. Edward Coleman to Leave in December; Paul Weaver Comments

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J. Edward Coleman, chairman of the board and CEO of Unisys (NYSE: UIS), will step down from both positions on Dec. 1 after six years of service in these roles. “Joining Unisys in the depth of the 2008-2009 financial crisis, Ed led the turnaround of the company,” Paul Weaver, lead independent director of the Unisys board, said Monday. “As the company focuses on its growth agenda,...

Unisys to Consolidate U.S. Army’s Service Desk Operations; Gene Zapfel Comments

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Unisys Corp. (NYSE: UIS) has won a five-year, nearly $93 million contract to consolidate the the U.S. Army‘s enterprise service desk for personnel. Through the integrated point of contact, the Army’s personnel will be able to obtain information technology services for its LandWarNet operation under the Defense Department‘s global networking program, Unisys said Friday. “This...

Gene Zapfel: Unisys to Support Defense Department’s Data Center

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Unisys (NYSE: UIS) will provide support services to a Defense Department data center in Utah for areas such as enterprise resource planning, database management and administration under a potential $28 million contract. The company will also help manage Unix, Linux and Windows systems at the Defense Information Systems Agency’s computing center in Ogden, Utah, the company said Tuesday. Gene...

Mark Forman Returns to TASC as IT, Cloud Services VP; Bruce Phillips Comments

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Mark Forman Mark Forman, co-founder and former CEO of Government Transaction Services LLC, has joined TASC as vice president for information technology and cloud services. The 29-year industry veteran previously worked at TASC from 1985 to 1989 and will be responsible for the company’s cybersecurity, cloud, mobile and data analytics initiatives, TASC said Wednesday. Bruce Phillips “His...

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

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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...