Earlier this week,
) declared the winning of an $80 million contract from the American
Red Cross. The contract pertains to providing the latter with the
company's IT managed services over a term spanning six years in
total (including one option year).
According to the agreement, Unisys shall deploy its support
solutions to Red Cross across the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Using an
integrated IT services management (ITSM) platform, the company
shall deploy its on-site, IT asset management and service desk
support management services at Salt Lake City, Utah and Rochester,
New York. This shall then effectively allow the Red Cross workers
to easily communicate with each other for seeking help using
channels such as telephone, internet chat, e-mail etc.
Operating from Eagan, Minnesota, Unisys shall provide its
disaster recovery backup services to the Red Cross unit at Salt
Lake City. These services include installing remote infrastructure
management services which would pervasively integrate with all
segments in order to battle IT threats.
Benefits of this venture are two-fold. While the Red Cross shall
effectively ameliorate technologies for end users inexpensively,
Unisys gains a new prestigious client bolstering global market
share expansion for the company.
On May 22, 2012,
) received a contract to provide its Amdocs Resource Manager
platform solution to Tata Communications. Unisys should remain wary
of such advances made by peers in the industry it pertains to.
Unisys currently retains a Zacks #1 Rank, which translates into
a short-term 'Strong Buy' rating. We also have a 'Neutral'
recommendation on the company's stock.
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