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Unisys Wins $31M to Provide 82 Australian Campuses with IT Support Services; Scott Whyman Comments

Unisys Wins $31M to Provide 82 Australian Campuses with IT Support Services; Scott Whyman Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
Scott Whyman
Scott Whyman

Unisys Corp. has signed a $31 million contract extension with the Queensland Department of Education, Training and Employment to continue providing managed IT support services through Unisys' Australian subsidiary.

Scott Whyman, Unisys vice president and general manager of global managed services Asia Pacific for, said his company and TAFE Queensland have a 15-year partnership and he is happy to continue the relationship.

The two-year contract extension calls for continued IT support services to all technical and further education institutes at 82 campuses across 13 TAFE Queensland institutes and the Australian Agricultural College.

Unisys will provide IT services for students, teachers and administrators, including support for approximately 500 servers and 21,000 desktops, manage the local and wide area networks and provide help desk services to approximately 74,000 support calls annually.

The contract extension began Nov. 1, 2012 and runs through Oct. 31, 2014.

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Written by David J. Barton

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