Unisys Rolls Out Cloud, Big Data Platform; Dominick Cavuoto Comments

UnisysUnisys has released its fabric-based cloud and big data analytics platform intended to help customers manage and secure workloads.

The Forward! platform is built to to run cloud and big data tasks, sustain enterprise resource planning applications, integrate data center resources and migrate systems using the Unix operating system, Unisys said Monday.

Dominick Cavuoto, president of Unisys’ technology, consulting and integration services, said the company intends for the new platform to help fulfill customer requirements for business applications.

The platform is designed to contain resources dedicated for each workload using Unisys' partitioning software tool and Intel Xeon processors.

Forward! is also intended to be compatible with the Unisys Stealth cybersecurity service for virtually hiding applications, data and devices within the network.

The new offering includes consulting services and Unix-to-Linux applications transition support.

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