Unisys (UIS) Unveils New Advanced Endpoint Security Solution

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Unisys Corporation UIS announced a new Advanced Endpoint Protection solution, which aims to help organizations by protecting them from advanced cyber threats with the help of artificial intelligence (AI) threat prevention measures.

The inclusion of Unisys Stealth micro segmentation software provides organizations with the ability to hide critical assets and create virtual secure perimeters. The company's security solutions combine experienced consulting, advanced products and managed services for the entire security lifecycle from prediction and prevention to detection of rapidly evolving cyber threats.

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 information technology industry is presently undergoing a transition phase, forging new disruptive trends in cloud mobility, Big Data, social computing and increasing awareness of cyber security. In order to capitalize on the trends, Unisys is rationalizing its services and solution portfolio by shifting its offerings to cloud-based and software-as-a-service delivery models.

Unisys continued its transition to a more asset-lite business model, which resulted in reduced CapEx needs and improved cash flow. The company successfully executed its vertical go-to-market strategy, including hiring leaders of key sectors.  

The stock has outperformed the industry in the last three months, with an average return of 28.8% compared with growth of 2.5% for the latter. Unisys maintains a strong product line in its Technology segment while expanding its distribution capabilities by building new reseller channels. The company's sustained investments in strategic high-potential products and services are expected to drive growth and boost results.

Unisys sports a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy). Some other top-ranked stocks in the industry are CoStar Group, Inc. CSGP , DXC Technology Company DXC and MAM Software Group, Inc. MAMS , each carrying a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy). You can see the complete list of today's Zacks #1 Rank stocks here .

CoStar Group has a long-term earnings growth expectation of 16.8%. It surpassed earnings estimates thrice in the trailing four quarters, with an average beat of 18.3%.

DXC Technology has a long-term earnings growth expectation of 10.5%. It surpassed earnings estimates in each of the trailing four quarters, the average being 23.9%.

MAM Software Group exceeded earnings estimates in each of the trailing four quarters, with an average beat of 94.8%.  

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