BLUE BELL, Pa.
Dec. 5, 2013
(NYSE: UIS) announced today that it has been awarded a contract to transition 6,000 additional U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) program personnel to
Google Apps for Government
, a cloud-based email and collaboration solution.
The project is the most recent example of Unisys success helping government agencies achieve the savings and efficiencies of cloud-based solutions. Last year, Unisys announced it had completed the transition of 5,000 employees at the
Department of Energy's Idaho National Laboratory
to the cloud-based solution.
The transition is designed to allow the DOE to obtain the cost-cutting advantages of the cloud while giving employees secure and efficient access to email and other data. The solution includes the integration of the department's mobile users.
, group vice president, Unisys Federal Systems stated, "We are working with the DOE and its contractors to bring the efficiencies and cost-savings of the cloud to those who support this program."
In May of this year, Unisys also completed a similar transition of 4,500 employees at the
National Archives and Records Administration
, a project selected for a
Government Computer News Award
for "showing technical creativity, a willingness to test emerging technologies and the perseverance to push for big, cross-agency IT improvements in an era of budget and cost cutting."
For more information on Unisys Collaborative Office Solutions – Google Apps for Government, go to
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