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

Unisys logoUnisys (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 Zapfel, group vice president for defense and intelligence agencies at Unisys Federal Systems, said the company intends to help DoD attain its Joint Information Environment goals for building up the military’s information sharing and security posture.

The contract, awarded under DISA’s $12 billion ENCORE II program, contains a one-year base period and four one-year options.

DISA’s Ogden hub works to deploy logistics, maintenance, finance and planning services to defense organizations worldwide.

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