Unisys Corporation operates as an information technology (IT) company worldwide. The company provides a portfolio of IT services, software, and technology that solves mission-critical problems for clients. The company specializes in helping clients secure their operations, increase the efficiency and utilization of their data centers, improve support to their end users and constituents, and modernize their enterprise applications. Segments The company operates in two business segments, Services and Technology. Services This segment provides outsourcing, systems integration and consulting, infrastructure, and core maintenance services. In outsourcing, the company manages customers’ data centers, computer servers and end-user computing environments, as well as specific business processes. In systems integration and consulting, it consults with clients to assess the security of their IT systems and help them design, integrate, and modernize their mission-critical applications to achieve their business goals. In infrastructure services, the company provides design, warranty and support services for its customers’ IT infrastructure, including their networks, desktops, servers, and mobile and wireless devices. In core maintenance, it provides maintenance of the company’s systems and products, as well as of those of third party technology providers. Technology This segment designs and develops servers, software and related products to help clients improve security, create agility and improve the efficiency of their data center environments. The company provides a range of data center, infrastructure management and cloud computing offerings to help clients virtualize and automate their data-center environments. Product offerings include enterprise-class servers, such as the ClearPath family of servers, the Forward! by Unisys line of fabric servers, and the ES family of servers; the Unisys Stealth family of cybersecurity software; and operating system software and middleware. The company focuses its resources and investments in four targeted market areas, such as security; data center transformation, including its server business; end user outsourcing; and applications modernization. The primary vertical markets that the company serves worldwide include the public sector (including the U.S. federal government), financial services, and other commercial markets, including communications and transportation. Distribution The company markets its products and services primarily through a direct sales force. In certain foreign countries, it markets primarily through distributors. Complementing its direct sales force, the company makes use of a select group of resellers and alliance partners to market and complement its services and product portfolio. Patents and Trademarks The company owns approximately 1,100 active U.S. patents and approximately 95 active patents granted in 12 non-U.S. jurisdictions. These patents cover systems and methods related to various technologies, including computing systems, relational database management, information storage, device/circuit manufacture and design, imaging, data compression and document recognition/handling. The company also maintains 25 U.S. trademark and service mark registrations, and approximately 1,440 additional trademark and service mark registrations in approximately 135 non-U.S. jurisdictions. These marks are valuable assets used on or in connection with its products and services, and as such are actively monitored, policed, and protected by the company and its agents. Seasonality The company’s revenue is affected by such factors as the introduction of new products and services, the length of sales cycles and the seasonality of purchases. Seasonality has resulted in higher fourth quarter (year ending December 2013) revenues than in other quarters. Research and Development The company-sponsored research and development costs were $69.5 million in 2013. History Unisys Corporation was founded in 1886.
unisys corp (USY:London Stock Exchange)
801 Lakeview Drive
Blue Bell, PA 19422
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