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Froggy Profile - Unisys

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Unisys Australia: Winner of the Froggy Award for 2008

After being runner-up in the inaugural Leaping Frog Award in 2007, Unisys Australia continued to achieve high rates of growth in sales to Federal Government, and took out the top Froggy Award in 2008.

We profiled Unisys and its growth in the Federal Government market.

The Froggy award recognises Federal Government ICT market suppliers that achieved the fastest rate of sales growth over three years, as measured by their aggregate annual contract value from 2005-06 to 2007-08.

Unisys achieved contracts in 2007-08 of $290.9 million, up from $5.2 million in 2005-06. This is an impressive rate of growth during the three years of 5,476%.

Unisys success in the Froggy Award points to the ongoing importance of the IT Services segment, despite slowdown in the market.

Unisys major clients in the Federal Government market in recent years include Defence, DIAC and ACS. Some of its most significant contracts in recent years include:

  • Regional ICT outsourcing contract with Defence valued at $240m
  • Biometric services to DIAC as part of the Enhanced Border Control Program
  • DIAC desktop services contract valued at approximately $140m

Unisys offers clients solutions for secure business operations by aligning technology with business strategy. Providing services across the five key areas of enterprise security, outsourcing, real-time infrastructure, open source and Microsoft solutions, Unisys helps build more secure organisations by creating visibility into clients' business operations. In the Asia Pacific region, Unisys employs around 4,000 people and has offices in 12 countries, which are organised into four sub-regions: Australia and New Zealand; Greater China; Korea, and Asia South. Asia Pacific operations focus around key expertise in Financial Services, Public Sector and Commercial Industries, which includes Transportation, Media and Communications.

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