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  • Unisys to take AMI's DR virtual

    Unisys has been awarded a three-year contract by AMI Insurance to design, install and support a virtual tape library. AMI has been a customer of Unisys for more than 20 years, during which Unisys has provided mainframe and datacentre services.

  • Biometrics to go mainstream

    Biometrics still haven’t made it to the mainstream though the benefits are real and positive, says David Chadwick, Unisys Asia Pacific director of identity and security.

  • Leading tech companies lay off staff

    IT services company Solnet has laid off 15 staff in Wellington, and Unisys is about to lay off 16.
    Solnet managing director Mark Botherway says his company’s redundancies represent around 10 percent of staff and are mainly in the project delivery area.

  • Unisys moves Kapiti jobs to Wellington

    A shortage of skills in the Kapiti region has led Unisys to move 20 of its service desk roles to Wellington.
    Managing director Brett Hodgson says that, in the short term, the move will cost the company more but that it had to be done so Unisys could ramp up rapidly to meet service needs in expected growth areas.

  • Unisys appoints ANZ boss

    Unisys has appointed David Barnes as managing director for Australia and New Zealand. Barnes will also hold an operational role within the company’s overall Asia Pacific region.
    Barnes joins Unisys from SAP where his most recent role was chief operating officer for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. His other roles at there included chief financial officer in various geographies, including New Zealand and Australia.
    Meanwhile, Unisys' global CEO, Joseph McGrath, has announced his resignation. McGrath, who has been in the top job since 2005, will continue to run day-to-day operations until a successor is found.