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...

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

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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...