Unisys Corporation has announced four of the company’s key public sector contracts in 2019 and public sector growth accredited to the government and industry demand for IT modernization, the company reported on Wednesday.
"[The contracts] reflect our expertise in infrastructure modernization and hybrid cloud solutions, for which demand is strong. As a result of the increased flexibility pro forma for the sale of U.S. Federal, we will have better ability to pursue these opportunities going forward, with sales efforts already underway," said Eric Hutto, senior vice president and president, Unisys Enterprise Solutions.
Unisys secured a two-year, $144 million contract from a U.S. state government for an integrated security framework and related disaster recovery services as well as to continue to provide private hybrid cloud services. The company will provide mission-critical systems and data to state agencies and citizens. The contract was awarded in the fourth quarter of 2019.
The company also expanded its relationship with an Australian state government agency to move workloads away from the client's on-premise data center into Unisys-managed hybrid cloud environments. The contract was awarded in the fourth quarter of 2019.
Unisys closed a contract to provide a range of secure IT services for European Fisheries Control Agency (EFCA). EFCA, an European Union (EU) agency established to assist EU member states in complying with the rules of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP), will utilize Unisys’ support services to improve its operational information systems and secure access.
The company will also enhance EFCA’s tools needed for coordination and cooperation among national control and inspection activities. The contract was awarded in the third quarter of 2019.
Unisys signed a new three-year contract with the Department of Transportation (DoT) for a state government in Brazil responsible for vehicle and driver licensing. Under the agreement, Unisys will provide ClearPath Software Series Technology, including ePortal and ClearPath Forward services for application modernization. The contract was awarded in the fourth quarter of 2019.
The company recorded a growth of 7 percent year over year in non-GAAP adjusted revenue for the public sector in 2019 in its fourth-quarter and full-year 2019 earnings report. Public sector business accounted for 30 percent of the company's 2019 global revenue.
"This series of contract wins highlights our ability to deliver a wide range of secure, innovative solutions and services to federal, state and local governments all over the world," said Eric Hutto, senior vice president and president, Unisys Enterprise Solutions.
Unisys is a global information technology company that builds high-performance, security-centric solutions for the most demanding businesses and governments. Unisys offerings include security software and services; digital transformation and workplace services; industry applications and services; and innovative software operating environments for high-intensity enterprise computing.