Global Information Technology Company Unisys Now Offers CloudForte Managed Service Solution on Azure
February 8, 2019
Global Information technology company Unisys is now offering its ‘CloudForte Managed Service Solution’ on Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform. A Microsoft Gold Partner, Unisys has global headquarters in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, United States. The company offers “high-performance, security-centric solutions” for business customers and government entities. Its services include digital transformation and workplace services alongside security enhancing software. As well as Microsoft Azure, its CloudForte solution is also available on a number of public clouds, including Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Template-based CloudForte enables users to “more quickly and easily adopt and migrate to public cloud infrastructures” by facilitating migration automation and management. Announced at Microsoft’s recent ‘Ignite Government’ conference, it represents “one of the IT industry's first standardized and automated framework for working with the cloud”. The solution targets a number of possible users and is of particular benefit of organizations that want to set policies that control how employees use their clouds. The AWS version of the solution was released June 2018.
"By making CloudForte available on Azure, we can provide our joint clients with an automated and secure solution for business and IT transformation as well as day-to-day cloud-based service delivery," explained Vice President, Infrastructure Transformation Services, Unisys Chris Wick in a press release. "This powerful combination of capabilities opens new possibilities for access to business and government services for our clients' customers and constituents."
"Teaming with Unisys enables Microsoft to draw on the company's proven expertise in delivering secure, cloud-based service solutions to provide new capabilities on the Azure platform, empowering our clients to deliver new levels of service to customers in a variety of key vertical industries including: financial services, travel and transportation, health and life sciences, as well as government and public sectors," added Microsoft’s Corporate Vice President, Azure Global, Tom Keane.