News Release

Cisco Recognizes Unisys Achievements

BLUE BELL, PA, January 28, 1997-- Unisys Corporation's
Jan 28, 1997

BLUE BELL, PA, January 28, 1997-- Unisys Corporation's GlobalCustomer Services business unit today announced that it has won threeawards, including two "Partner of the Year" accolades, from CiscoSystems, Inc., the worldwide leader in networking for the Internet. Theawards illustrate the vitality and strength of Unisys GCS' globalmultivendor network integration business.

Cisco recognized Unisys GCS for outstanding sales and serviceperformance with the following awards for 1996:

  • Partner of the Year in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. This awardis presented to the Cisco partner with the "best overall performance insales, support and partnership" in these regions.
  • Best Sales Growth. During Cisco's fiscal year 1996, Unisys GCS' salesof Cisco solutions grew 300 percent over the previous year. Unisys GCS'performance surpassed all Cisco worldwide partners in total salesgrowth.
  • Most Active Online Partner of the Year. Unisys GCS sales and supportstaff sought more product information and technical assistance throughCisco Connection Online, a professional helpdesk, than any otherpartner.

Unisys GCS has been a Cisco reseller and service alliance partner since1993. The companies reaffirmed their relationship in August by signinga new multiyear global reseller agreement. The new agreement ensuresthat users can acquire from a single provider -- Unisys GCS -- theservices required to implement and support Cisco Systems' industryleading, network solutions on a global basis.

"These awards recognize Unisys GCS for its continued investment intechnical excellence, worldwide sales leadership and outstanding overallpartnership performance," said Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn, director of GlobalSystems Integrators, Cisco. "Unisys GCS' network integration skills andour world-class products combine to create compelling end-to-endsolutions for customers."

"Our unique ability to deliver, implement and support best-of-breedtechnology on a worldwide basis is central to the success of our NetworkEnable network integration program. Since we work with products fromother manufacturers, our success and the satisfaction of our customersare tied to the quality of our best-of-breed suppliers," said JosephWalton, vice president, Distributed Computing Support Services, UnisysGlobal Customer Services. "Cisco is a major contributor to our success. Cisco is the world leader in networking technology and has been afirst-class partner, consistently meeting high standards for productquality, product delivery and technical support."

The Cisco awards validate Unisys GCS' position as a leading provider ofservices and best-of-breed products for the implementation and supportof multivendor enterprise networks. This leadership position wasfurther confirmed by Information Week magazine on June 24, 1996, when itpublished results of a research study that named Unisys the top networkintegrator, tied with another firm.

Unisys GCS received the awards at Cisco Partner Conferences, which wereheld recently in Den Haag, Netherlands, and in San Francisco, Calif.

About Unisys Global Customer Services

Unisys Global Customer Services(GCS) is a Unisys Corporation business unit that provides comprehensiveservices and best of breed-of-products in support of distributedcomputing environments worldwide. Unisys GCS offers ISO 9000-certifiedservices and broad multivendor technical, project management andconsulting skills for integrating and supporting open network anddesktop solutions, with emphasis on maximizing system availability,reducing costs and improving end-user productivity. Access Unisys GCS'home page at for further information.

Unisys -- The Information Management Company

Unisys is one of a selectgroup of companies with the portfolio of services, technologies andthird party alliances needed to deliver the benefits of informationmanagement -- helping clients use their information asset to enhancetheir competitiveness and responsiveness to customers. Our expertise ininformation management is founded on the strengths of our three globalbusinesses: consulting, solutions and systems integration:industry-leading technologies; and comprehensive services and productssupporting distributed computing environments. Access the Unisys homepage on the World Wide Web -- -- for furtherinformation.

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