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U.S. General Services Administration Obtains Benefits of Cloud-Based Google Apps for Government Implemented by Unisys — Press Release

November 26, 2012 by · Comment
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New email and collaboration system has transformed the way GSA employees work, increasing efficiency and cutting costs

BLUE BELL, Pa., Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – More than a year after Unisys (NYSE: UIS) transitioned the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) to cloud-based Google Apps for Government, agency officials say the new tools have transformed the way they conduct their business and led to increased collaboration and reduced costs.

The GSA awarded a contract to Unisys in late 2010 to install Google Apps for Government, which includes email and collaboration tools. About 17,500 GSA employees began using these tools in June 2011. Since then, GSA estimates it has saved about $2 million and expects another $15 million reduction in IT costs over the next five years.

GSA employees have created and shared more than 274,000 documents in Google Docs, and created more than 500 internal web sites using Google Sites.

GSA also cites a nearly 90 percent reduction in server energy consumption and 85 percent reduction in related carbon emissions. According to estimates by Google, the cost savings from this reduction in energy use will be $285,000 annually.

Examples of how Google Apps has transformed the agency were illustrated by the experiences of two GSA organizations: the Federal Systems Integration and Management Center (FEDSIM) and the Public Building Service (PBS).

FEDSIM

FEDSIM, the GSA organization that provides acquisition services to enable large-scale technology projects for other federal agencies, has used Google Apps to promote the mobility of its workforce. Many FEDSIM employees must work remotely at client sites, and Google Apps allows them to use their smartphones and tablets to stay in touch with their managers, edit documents and to view their colleagues’ calendars.

The video chat functionality in Google Apps helps employees reduce travel expenses while still allowing them to collaborate “face-to-face.”

In addition, FEDSIM used Google Sites to set up an internal portal within three days, at no additional cost – a process that previously could have required months when the work had been done through a contractor.

The infrastructure is now entirely under FEDSIM control. Employees use it as a repository for forms and policy documents; to reserve conference rooms and government-owned cars; to create and share award nominations, marketing slides, training materials and other documents. They are continually adding new features.

Public Building Service

The managers of PBS quickly recognized the potential of Google Apps as a knowledge management tool for organizing information and making it accessible to the workforce using a variety of devices, including smartphones and tablets. The organization has rolled out a project this year to use the tools to create a knowledge hub that serves as a focal point for sharing best practices, policies and standards for property management.

PBS used Google Sites to set up “communities” built around various mission areas such as facilities management, leasing and customers – allowing managers in different regions to share information on their activities. For example, PBS manages multiple facilities for the FBI across the country, and PBS managers who work with the FBI were able to use Google Apps to discuss common challenges and best practices.

Consequently, PBS is now better positioned to address GSA’s overall goal of driving consistency and standardization across the organization. As one PBS regional official stated, “The main benefit for me is knowing that there is a team of individuals working to reduce redundancy in effort.”

More importantly, Google Apps provides standardization and consistency, and that makes PBS more efficient and leads to better customer service.

“GSA has proven that innovative cloud-based solutions can help the government improve operations while cutting costs,” said Venkatapathi “PV” Puvvada, group vice president for civilian agencies at Unisys Federal Systems. “We are thrilled to be GSA’s industry partner in this project and look forward to helping them continue to maximize the benefits of these tools as well as helping other agencies to follow GSA’s lead.”

About Unisys

Unisys is a worldwide information technology company. We provide a portfolio of IT services, software and technology that solves critical problems for clients. We specialize in helping clients secure their operations, increase the efficiency and utilization of their data centers, enhance support to their end users and constituents and modernize their enterprise applications. To provide these services and solutions, we bring together offerings and capabilities in outsourcing services, systems integration and consulting services, infrastructure services, maintenance services and high-end server technology. With more than 22,500 employees, Unisys serves commercial organizations and government agencies throughout the world. For more information, visit www . unisys . com.

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Australia awards IT contract to Unisys

February 25, 2008 by · Comment
Filed under: Australia, Contract Awards, IT, Unisys 

Earlier, here, we had written about some concern in Australia about awarding Unisys a IT contract based on some issues they had with American contracts. According to AustralianIT they went ahead and awarded the contract worth $240 M (Australian) to the company.

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Unisys Wins Encore II Award to Support Evaluation of New Data Protection Technology at US Joint Forces Command

BLUE BELL, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unisys (NYSE:UIS) was awarded a firm fixed price, task order to support the testing and evaluation of a new encryption and “bit-splitting” technology at the U.S. Joint Forces Command (USJFCOM) to ensure that data is secure and readily available to those authorized to view it. The project will test the Unisys Stealth Solution for Network, an innovative secure information sharing solution for government and commercial organizations. Under the one-year t

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Unisys Wins Contract to Test and Evaluate Innovative Data Protection Technology Solutions at US Special Operations Command

Unisys Wins Contract to Test and Evaluate Innovative Data Protection Technology Solutions at US Special Operations Command

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Software da Daon Escolhido para Impulsionar Identificação Pessoal no México

RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A Daon, premiada fornecedora global de software e serviços de verificação de identidade, anunciou hoje que seu software foi selecionado pela Unisys, contratada principal, para acionar o programa SNIP (Serviço Nacional de Identificação Pessoal) do Governo do México. A plataforma Daon oferecerá fusão biométrica multimodal, combinando registros de íris, dedo e face para maximizar a precisão. De acordo com Terry Hartmann, vice-presidente de Soluções de Identificação e C

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Software von Daon für nationales Personenidentifikationssystem in Mexiko ausgewählt

RESTON, Virginia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Daon, der preisgekrönte globale Anbieter von Software und Diensten für die Identitätssicherung, meldete heute, dass der verantwortliche Generalunternehmer Unisys seine Software als Grundlage für das SNIP-Programm (nationaler Personenidentifikationsdienst) der mexikanischen Regierung ausgewählt hat. Die Daon-Plattform wird für die multimodale Fusion biometrischer Merkmale sorgen und Iris-, Finger- und Gesichtsdaten kombinieren, um die Erkennungsgenauigkeit zu ma

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Software de Daon elegido para la Identificación Personal de México

RESTON, Virginia.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Daon, proveedor mundial galardonado de servicios y software para verificar la identidad, anunció hoy que el importante contratista Unisys ha elegido su solución de software para implementar el programa SNIP (Servicio Nacional de Identificación Personal) de México. La plataforma de Daon suministrará fusión multimodal de datos biométricos, combinando registros faciales, dactilares y del iris para incrementar la precisión. Terry Hartmann, vicepresidente de soluci

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Un logiciel Daon est choisi pour équiper le Service d’Identification Personnelle du Mexique

RESTON, Virginie--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Daon, un fournisseur mondial primé de logiciels et de services d'authentification d'identité, a annoncé aujourd'hui avoir été choisi par le prestataire extérieur de premier plan Unisys pour équiper le programme SNIP (Service national d'identification personnelle) du gouvernement mexicain. La plate-forme Daon exécutera la fusion multimodale appliquée aux données biométriques, combinant les enregistrements de l'iris, de l'empreinte digitale et des traits du visag

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