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SAN JOSE, Calif., March 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Unisys Corporation (UIS) announced today new milestones highlighting its growing expertise in advanced data analytics. The company released this news to coincide with the Strata + Hadoop World conference in San Jose, Calif., where Dr. Rod Fontecilla, vice president and global lead for analytics at Unisys, spoke on the topic of machine-learning opportunities in the airline industry.

Today’s announcements include:

  • The launch of Unisys’ Machine-Learning-as-a-Service, a new service offering that enables organizations to predict changes in business conditions and quickly evaluate potential responses to those changes. See release here.
  • The planned launch of the new Unisys Artificial Intelligence Center of Excellence, through which users gain free access to online tools to help them develop capabilities in advanced data analytics. See release here.

These announcements follow Tuesday’s launch of Digistics™ by Unisys, an innovative digital logistics solution for air cargo carriers featuring a cross-platform advanced analytics engine that enables to carriers to analyze past, present and forecast data to streamline freight operations and improve efficiency. See release here.

They also come on the heels of NelsonHall’s recent NEAT Assessment of Big Data and Analytics, for which Unisys was one of 11 vendors evaluated. The reports analyzed the performance of vendors offering Big Data and Analytics services a part of their IT services portfolio. Unisys was placed in the Leaders Quadrant for “New Business Model Focus.”

“Analytics are rapidly emerging as a critical tool for digital business transformation, because they enable organizations to discover the value they can gain from marshalling often-disparate business assets in novel ways,” said Fontecilla. “The milestones we have announced this week demonstrate how Unisys’ analytics expertise benefits clients through innovative solutions that empower them to realize a range of digital-business objectives – from streamlining operations and serving citizens more efficiently to analyzing and predicting business outcomes to maximize profitable revenue.”

Unisys employs more than 300 data scientists with on-demand global expertise in data aggregation, analysis and machine learning; designing predictive analytics models; building data lakes; and advising clients on making the best use of enterprise data. Unisys offers on-premise or as-a-service analytics offerings to provide predictive insights in days versus weeks, as well as a broad library of pre-defined predictive models that are tested and ready for quick deployment. These products are industry-focused, designed to address use cases in each of our vertical markets.

About Unisys
Unisys is a global information technology company that specializes in providing industry-focused solutions integrated with leading-edge security to clients in the government, financial services and commercial markets. Unisys offerings include security solutions, advanced data analytics, cloud and infrastructure services, application services and application and server software.

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