Unisys

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Unisys is a "worldwide information technology services and solutions company." Founded in 1873 as E. Remington & Sons, which introduced the "first commercially viable typewriter," it became the Unisys Corporation in 1986. [1]

Profiles

"Unisys Corporation provides information technology (IT) services and solutions to businesses and governments worldwide. It operates in two segments, Services and Technology. The Services segment provides various services and solutions, including systems integration and consulting; outsourcing, including the management of a customerâ??s internal information systems and management of specific business processes, such as check processing, insurance claims processing, health claims processing, mortgage administration, and cargo management; and infrastructure services involving the design and support of customers IT infrastructure, including desktops, servers, mobile and wireless systems, and networks. It also offers enterprise-wide security solutions to protect systems, networks, applications, and data, as well as provides core maintenance services. The Technology segment develops servers and related products that operate in various environments. It primarily offers enterprise-class servers based on the Unisys Cellular MultiProcessing architecture, such as the ClearPath Plus family of servers, which integrates proprietary and open platforms; the ES7000 family of servers, which provide enterprise-class attributes on Intel-based servers; operating system software and middleware; and other technologies, such as payment systems, chip testing, and third-party products. It offers its products and services to financial services, public sector, communications, transportation, commercial, and media markets, as well as to sports organizations through direct sales force and distributors." --Yahoo! Finance accessed December 2, 2005.

Strategic Alliances

Lobbyists

According to LobbyWatch, Center for Public Integrity, the following were/are Unisys' "Lobbyists 2004 to Present":

Management Team

Board of Directors

Contact Details

Unisys Corp.
Unisys Way
Blue Bell, PA 19424
Phone: 215-986-4011
Fax: 215-986-6850
Web Site: http://www.unisys.com

SourceWatch Resources

External links

Profiles

Articles & Commentary

  • Judy Sarasohn, "New Lobbying Crew on the Menu," Washington Post, July 14, 2005.
  • John Byrne, "Abramoff, lobbyists linked to troubled multibillion-dollar Homeland Security contract," The Raw Story, November 30, 2005; updated December 1, 2005: "In October, the Washington Post revealed the Pennsylvania-based information services company had overcharged the government for a whopping 117,000 hours -- billing $131 an hour for employees who were paid less than half that amount. Officials now see the project costing taxpayers as much as $3 billion." "According to the Center for Public Integrity, the Fortune 500 company has accrued some $10.7 billion in federal contracts since 1990, and has worked with the CIA, the EPA and the Navy among myriad other government agencies."