Unisys inks $52 million defence contract

Unisys sign deal to provide IT support fo Australian Department of Defence

Unisys has won a $52 million contract extension to provide IT support for the Australian Department of Defence.

The two-year contract extension will see the company provide support for 100,000 end users at 460 defence locations across Australia.

Under the contract, Unisys will continue to provide IT support services including network security and infrastructure support, as well as server and desktop support, to all sections within the Australian Department of Defence including the Australian Defence Force - comprised of the Royal Australian Navy, Australian Army and Royal Australian Air Force. Unisys also provides support for joint service and international military exercises, and has supported emergency disaster responses such as the recent bushfires in the Blue Mountains and Queensland floods. Since taking on the contract in 2008, Unisys has standardised IT support processes nationally. Unisys vice president and general manager, global managed services Asia Pacific, Scott Whyman, said he was delighted to continue the relationship with Australian Department of Defence.

“Unisys has a highly skilled and trusted field service workforce with the national reach to meet Defence’s geographic IT support requirements across metropolitan, regional and remote locations,” he said.

CHANNEL CHOICE: Vote Now for your favourite in the three categories: Vendor, Distributor and Reseller. Voting closes August 8.

Tags australian defence forceRoyal Australian NavyScott WhymanAustralian Army and Royal Australian Air Force.unisys

More about Australian ArmyAustralian Defence ForceDepartment of DefenceRoyal Australian NavyScottUnisys

Comments

Comments are now closed

 

Latest News

08:19AM
BEarena gains considerable kudos from partner Nutanix
09:16AM
BlackBerry won’t give up on devices, but enterprise remains top priority
06:16AM
The other Apple economy: $2bn in devices on eBay
06:00AM
Microsoft OneNote lands in Amazon App Store ahead of Fire phone release
More News
25 Jul
Dell Connected Security: Listen to what the experts have to say about security
29 Jul
SplunkLive!; Canberra
05 Aug
Systems Technology Day - Build Your Own Private Cloud
06 Aug
Oracle Employee Experience Journey Mapping Workshops
View all events