Unisys Wins Series of Contracts Worth $252M

PV Puvvada, Unisys Federal

Unisys Federal announced it has won contracts with four federal agencies for a combined potential value of $252 million.

“This series of contract wins highlights the value Unisys is providing to U.S. Federal agencies with best-in-class commercial solutions and deep domain expertise,” said Venkatapathi “PV” Puvvada, president of Unisys Federal. “Unisys is deeply proud of its role in successfully delivering modern digital services that provide better mission outcomes for these agencies and the citizens they serve.”

The company snagged a contract with the U.S. Census Bureau worth $102 million to provide secure IT infrastructure support services for its workforce that spans thousands of remote workers, 248 local offices, six regional centers, two paper data capture sites and five island area offices. The award was given in the third quarter of 2018, has a 5-month base period and three 1-year option periods.

Specifically, Unisys will provide IT equipment, logistics, maintenance services and digital services for remote workers in preparation for the 2020 census. These services include data capture and scanning equipment for processing census reply forms, troubleshooting, replacement, repair, installation, configuration, patching and decommissioning of IT equipment.

Unisys will also provide secure cloud services for the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, an independent bureau within the Treasury Department. This new blanket purchasing agreement has a value of $69 million and was awarded in the fourth quarter of 2018. It has a 1-year base and four 1-year option periods.

Under this BPA, Unisys will implement identity and access management and cloud access broker services so OCC can securely operate four of its critical applications in the cloud, and it builds on the company’s separate work to move all OCC employees to cloud-based email.

During the first three quarters of 2018, Unisys was awarded multiple task orders valued at up to $57 million by the General Services Administration’s Office of the Chief Information Officer. These multiyear task orders were awarded under a 5-year BPA.

Under these task orders, Unisys will help the agency’s Public Buildings Services secure, operate and maintain the systems used to track inventory of federal government workspaces. Unisys will also help GSA create computer-aided drawings of buildings and workspaces. The company had previously worked on the predecessor BPA awarded in 2013.

The final contract in the series announcement is with the Veterans Affairs Department, a new customer for Unisys. Under this task order valued at up to $24.7 million, Unisys will provide cloud advisory services to help speed up and secure VA’s transition to cloud using its service CloudForte, which is tailored to VA’s requirements. The company will also help with organizational change management, governance and migration planning.

This Cloud Advisory Services work was awarded in the third quarter of 2018 under Unisys’ GSA IT Schedule 70 contract. The task order runs up to five years, has a 1-year base period and four consecutive 1-year option periods.

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