Unisys Expands End-User Services for Windows 7
Unisys aims to help clients realize productivity and cost advantages of powerful new environment
BLUE BELL, Pa. - Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced new planning and migration services to help clients transform their desktop environments to capitalize on the power of the new Windows 7 operating system.
“Unisys has been a leading Microsoft Solutions Integrator for 15 years, and these new services for Windows 7 show why,” said Simon Witts, corporate vice president of the Enterprise and Partner Group at Microsoft. “Microsoft can count on Unisys to deliver consistently innovative end-user services that help our clients realize the productivity and cost advantages of the latest Microsoft technology.”
The services enable clients to assess, prepare and deploy Windows 7 in desktop environments. They include:
* An intensive, briefing-style half-day workshop designed to help clients assess their current desktop environment and see how migration to Windows 7 can enhance their employees’ productivity.
* Services to facilitate a range of first steps prior to full-scale deployment – from application compatibility testing to proof-of-concept pilots and production trials. These include testing for a variety of Windows 7 and Office 2010 applications, such as Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) and Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V).
* Managed services to streamline large-scale deployments of Windows 7 across the entire enterprise. Building on the capabilities of the migration tools Microsoft Corp. provides for Windows 7, these services include automated system imaging and software distribution, application portfolio upgrades, preparation for virtualized and cloud-hosted delivery of Windows 7 applications, and service desk and deskside services to support and prepare end-users and their systems for the transition.
“As a longtime services partner to Microsoft, Unisys is excited to expand our solutions for Windows 7,” said Ron Frankenfield, president, Unisys Global Outsourcing and Infrastructure Services. “Our expertise in global service delivery ideally positions us to help CIOs capitalize on the superior usability, manageability and supportability of Windows 7 to reduce IT management costs and help employees become more productive, no matter where they work.”
More than 2,200 Microsoft-certified Unisys specialists deliver these services in over 100 countries worldwide. A longtime Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Unisys has won multiple awards from Microsoft, including 2002 Global Services Partner of the Year.
The new planning and migration services for Windows 7 complement the full range of managed End-User Outsourcing and Support Services Unisys provides to help clients plan, implement, manage and support desktop environments. Those include Unisys End-User Productivity Services, Converged Remote Infrastructure Management Suite, Smart On-Site Services, Unisys Secure Cloud Solution and Managed Security Services.
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 approximately 24,000 employees, Unisys serves commercial organizations and government agencies throughout the world. For more information, visit www.unisys.com.
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