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Unisys, Ryder Extend Partnership for IT Support & Services

The UK subsidiary of information technology company Unisys CorporationUIS won a contract extension with Ryder Ltd to provide IT services and support until 2020.

Ryder is a part of Ryder System, Inc., which offers cutting-edge transportation solutions globally, and is a dominant provider of contract hire, vehicle rental, maintenance and dedicated delivery solutions.

Unisys has acted as a strategic partner to Ryder and delivered critical IT infrastructure over the last eight years, enabling Ryder to achieve its growth objectives. It has consistently accommodated Ryder and supported the latter through a crucial period of growth and expansion, including the acquisition of Hill Hire Ltd in 2011.

Over the years, Unisys has supported critical applications and integrated acquired infrastructure, allowing Ryder to focus on consolidating and standardizing the company's IT environment for end users.

Per the terms of the new agreement, Unisys will provide services to support Ryder's critical IT functions, including fleet management and ERP applications. Also, Unisys will offer service desk support; incident, problem and change management; and desktop management across multiple sites in the UK.

Ryder is striving to provide multi-channel support and more self-service capabilities to its end users, and this partnership will support it to a great extent in achieving its objectives.

Unisys currently carries a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold). Better-ranked stocks in the IT services industry that look promising include CDW Corporation. CDW , MAM Software Group, Inc. MAMS , and Wix.com Ltd. WIX , each carrying a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).

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