) recently unveiled its latest Agile Business (AB) Suite
application software, Release 3.0, which can be used for Unisys
ClearPath MCP and Microsoft Windows networks.
In today's world, there is a huge demand for creating and
upgrading various mission-critical applications in an easier
manner in order to augment client productivity. The company's
newly launched Release 3.0 by utilizing Microsoft Visual Studio
and Team Foundation Server will offer an in-depth outlook for the
Unisys' advanced platform through deploying web services will
be integrating mobile devices with Unisys ClearPath ePortal. Now
with the help of this software, the programmers can build new
applications and customers can easily access these applications
from their Apple iPhones and iPads, various Android devices and
Moreover, as the company's AB Suite Release 3.0 is compatible
with Enterprise Application Environment (EAE) process, it is easy
to shift from EAE related applications to AB Suite Release 3.0
without affecting application performance.
The company's new software service is ideal for resolving any
queries related to vertical-industry and financial institutions.
Management stated that various organizations would now be able to
improve its business productivity by leveraging the company's AB
Suite Release 3.0.
Unisys is currently concentrating on business opportunities in
fewer, more profitable markets in the information technology (IT)
market place. To drive future growth, Unisys is focusing its
resources and investments in four targeted, high potential market
areas, including security (IT security and physical security);
data center transformation and outsourcing services; end-user
outsourcing and support services; and applications modernization
and outsourcing services. The company has secured quite a few
contracts in these segments recently that should propel the top
The company, however, should not become complacent with its
contract win spree as it faces stiff competition largely from
proactive companies including
). Amdocs recently introduced its latest Amdocs Product Lifecycle
Management solution. The newly launched services will be used for
managing the internal workflow systems for any service provider.
Hence, Unisys has to focus on continuously developing its entire
business, which may turn out to be expensive.
The current Zacks Consensus Estimates for Unisys are $1.00 and
$2.20 per share for the fourth quarter of 2012 and full year of
2012, respectively. The estimates represent a year-over-year
growth of (51.80%) for the fourth quarter and (50.23%) for 2012.
At present, we have a 'Neutral' recommendation on Unisys. The
stock currently carries a Zacks #3 Rank, which translates into a
short-term 'Hold' rating.
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