New Enterprise Computing Platform from Unisys - Analyst Blog

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Leading information technology company Unisys Corporation ( UIS ) recently introduced the second generation of the Forward! by Unisys enterprise computing platform - a solution bringing mission-critical security, predictability and performance to Intel Corporation's (INTC) Xeon Processor E7 v2 family based servers.

Organizations can pick the second generation Forward! platform for a cost-effective performance, security and flexibility to manage new applications in a secure Intel-based environment. Unisys launched 4 new Forward! models - 4150 and 4120 in the premium category and 2080 and 2100 in the mid-range. The high-end models support almost four times the number of processor cores over the first-generation Forward! platform - up to 48 and 60 cores, respectively, per node. The fabric architecture provides a secure high-performance platform for business applications that require intensive use of memory, input/output, networking and other resources.

With its in-depth technological expertise, Unisys is well poised to provide advanced security solutions to the organizations. As per a recent third party test, The Forward! Platform is an ideal computing platform for data centers and delivers up to 38% better throughput and up to 122% faster multiple-workload performance than a virtualized environment using an industry-standard hypervisor.

Based in Blue Bell, PA, Unisys specializes in helping clients to secure their operations, increase efficiency and utilize their data centers, enhance support to their end users and constituents, and modernize their enterprise applications. The primary market that Unisys serves worldwide includes financial services, communication and transportation, commercial and public sector, including the U.S. federal government.

Unisys currently has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold).) Other stocks that look promising and are worth a look include EPAM Systems, Inc . ( EPAM ), Kofax Limited ( KFX ), and Science Applications International Corporation ( SAIC ), each carrying a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).


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