China's HubSky Chooses Unisys to Provide IT Consulting and Support Services for New Cloud-Based Data Center in Beijing
Unisys advisory, design, implementation and management services to help HubSky establish new data center facility for China's businesses
BEIJING, April 15, 2016 – Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced that HubSky Network Company (HubSky) has appointed Unisys to provide data center planning, design, implementation and management services for HubSky's new cloud-based data center in Beijing. The data center is designed to enable HubSky to meet China's growing business needs.
HubSky, a subsidiary of Beijing MeiRongJia Investment Private Ltd., and a new Unisys client, specializes in real estate and construction. China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) awarded HubSky an Internet Data Center (IDC) license to provide data center network services in China. The Beijing facility will be HubSky's first data center.
Under the terms of the five-year contract, Unisys will lead end-to-end design and consulting activities for the new data center, providing the following services:
- Layout, physical security and power/cooling;
- Systems infrastructure including servers, networking, storage and security;
- Applications, infrastructure mapping and dependencies;
- Service management consulting and deployment, as well as service integration and management (SIAM);
- On-site support services; and
- Assisting the data center in meeting certain industry certification criteria.
"We chose Unisys as the company brings the unique combination of global technology expertise and proven capability to deliver IT services locally that we need to support our launch into China's data center market," said Mrs. Yang, President of HubSky.
Tony Windever, vice president and general manager, Enterprise Solutions, Unisys Asia Pacific, said, "Our global data center experience and proven framework will ensure the timely completion of this critical facility for HubSky. China remains an important market for Unisys and we are pleased to add HubSky to our growing list of clients in this region."
Unisys has operated in China since 1981 and today provides IT solutions to support critical business processes for large enterprises, including airline, airport and cargo solutions for TravelSky, Air China, China Eastern and China Southern; call center solutions for Beijing Hyundai Auto Finance; and, teaming with 21Vianet to deliver a locally hosted, cloud-based service management solution for Chinese organizations such as Phicomm. In addition, the Unisys Global Sourcing Center China in Shanghai provides software development, information technology services, business process outsourcing services, and technical help desk services, as well as technology support and maintenance services to Unisys clients globally.
Unisys is a global information technology company that works with many of the world's largest companies and government organizations to solve their most pressing IT and business challenges. Unisys specializes in providing integrated, leading-edge solutions to clients in the government, financial services and commercial markets. With more than 20,000 employees serving clients around the world, Unisys offerings include cloud and infrastructure services, application services, security solutions, and high-end server technology. For more information, visit www.unisys.com.
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