Unisys to Provide Raytheon with Upgraded ClearPath Forward™ Software for Global Patriot™ Solutions for Missile Defense
Enhanced Unisys software technology combines performance boost with unsurpassed security
BLUE BELL, Pa., May 8, 2017 – Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced that Raytheon Company has purchased new-generation Unisys ClearPath Forward™ technology for its Global Patriot™ Solutions program for missile defense.
Raytheon will use the ClearPath Forward technology to develop software to help improve the performance of the combat-proven Patriot Air and Missile Defense System.
Unisys ClearPath Forward is a secure, scalable, hardware-independent software environment for high-volume enterprise computing. The new-generation ClearPath Forward technology that Raytheon has purchased uses a software-based fabric architecture for faster and more efficient interconnection of components across the computing infrastructure.
The new-generation ClearPath Forward technology boosts system performance while delivering the unmatched security of the ClearPath OS 2200 operating environment. The ClearPath operating environments are the only ones on the market in which user data has never been forcibly extracted.1
"We are excited to continue supporting a program that is crucial to the security of so many people in so many countries, and we are gratified that Raytheon recognizes the business value of Unisys' ongoing innovation in ClearPath Forward technology for the Global Patriot Solutions program," said Michael Morrison, vice president and general manager, Enterprise Solutions, North America for Unisys.
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1 Based on Unisys analysis of incidents in the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology National Vulnerability Database, April 6, 2017.
About Global Patriot Solutions
Raytheon's Global Patriot Solutions is the most advanced portfolio of air and missile defense technologies in the world, providing comprehensive protection against a full range of advanced threats, including aircraft, tactical ballistic missiles, cruise missiles and unmanned aerial vehicles. Thirteen nations depend on Patriot as the foundation for their defense.
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. For more information, visit www.unisys.com.
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