Unisys to Provide Secure Cloud Access for U.S. Treasury Department's Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Under a new blanket purchase agreement valued at up to $69 million, Unisys will provide cloud access broker services with secure identity and access management tools for the bureau's employees
RESTON, Va., March 28, 2019 – Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced it has been selected by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), an independent bureau within the U.S. Department of the Treasury, to provide secure cloud services for the bureau's employees.
Under a new blanket purchasing agreement (BPA) valued at up to $69 million and awarded in the fourth quarter of 2018, Unisys will implement and validate identity and access management and cloud access broker services so the OCC can securely operate four of its critical applications in the cloud. The new agreement includes one base year followed by four one-year option periods, and builds upon separate work Unisys has performed to move all OCC employees to cloud-based email services.
The OCC's mission is to ensure that national banks and federal savings associations operate in a safe and sound manner, provide fair access to financial services, treat customers fairly and comply with applicable laws and regulations. The bureau's award to Unisys represents an important step in its overall objective to move to the cloud while consolidating and enhancing security for cloud-based applications through strengthened identity and access management services.
An initial task order awarded under the BPA will provide a foundation for the bureau's cloud migration by centralizing identify management and authentication for OCC and enhancing its overall security posture.
"We are pleased to continue our work in support of OCC as it transitions to enterprise-wide, cloud-based services, enhancing security as well as providing a foundation to deliver the flexibility and cost savings of the cloud," said Melissa Carson, group vice president for civilian agencies at Unisys Federal. "Through this project, we will help OCC consolidate disparate systems and applications, facilitating the management of the bureau's operations while cutting costs to taxpayers."
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