Wednesday, 28 November 2012

U.S. General Services Administration Obtains Benefits of Cloud-Based Google Apps for Government Implemented by Unisys

Unisys said "New email and collaboration system has transformed the way GSA employees work, increasing efficiency and cutting costs

More than a year after Unisys (NYSE: UIS) transitioned the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) to cloud-based Google Apps for Government, agency officials say the new tools have transformed the way they conduct their business and led to increased collaboration and reduced costs. The GSA awarded a contract to Unisys in late 2010 to install Google Apps for Government, which includes email and collaboration tools. About 17,500 GSA employees began using these tools in June 2011. Since then, GSA estimates it has saved about $2 million and expects another $15 million reduction in IT costs over the next five years."

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