Global Information Technology (IT) company Unisys Corporation
(Unisys) has been awarded a major USDA cloud contract. Unisys, which has a global presence and international headquarters in Pennsylvania, United States, caters to “many of the world's largest companies” and numerous government bodies. The company specializes in “providing integrated, leading-edge solutions to clients in the government, financial services and commercial markets” and employs around 20,000 people worldwide. Its contract with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has been reported to be worth around $230 million.
USDA is oversees the development of agriculture, forestry, and food within the United States. Its responsibility is to manage food safety and protect the United States’ natural resources and rural communities. Unisys will provide modernization services and support for USDA initiatives. The company was chosen based on the results of bids offered by a number of companies. It will provide USDA with a DevOps environment which us underpinned by Amazon Web Services (AWS). Unisys was awarded a similar USDA contract in 2010.
"Unisys welcomes the opportunity to continue to provide these innovative solutions leveraging our experience implementing secure cloud services across government," explained Unisys’ Client Executive for Natural Resources Agencies, Greg Gordon. "Our record of success in delivering secure business-to-government services offerings can help USDA Rural Development achieve its objectives safely and securely."Do you know of any other companies winning major contracts? Let us know the details. Add your comments below.