Highlighting Expertise in Advanced Data Analytics
Unisys Announces Series of Milestones Highlighting Expertise in Advanced Data Analytics
WELLINGTON, 16 March 2017 – Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) announced today new milestones highlighting its growing expertise in advanced data analytics. The company released this news to coincide with the Strata + Hadoop World conference in San Jose, California, where Dr Rod Fontecilla, vice president and global lead for analytics at Unisys, spoke on the topic of machine-learning opportunities in the airline industry.
Today’s announcements include:
· The launch of Unisys’ Machine-Learning-as-a-Service, a new service offering that enables organisations to predict changes in business conditions and quickly evaluate potential responses to those changes. See release here.
· The planned launch of the new Unisys Artificial Intelligence Centre of Excellence, through which users gain free access to online tools to help them develop capabilities in advanced data analytics. See release here.
These announcements follow Wednesday’s launch of Digistics™ by Unisys, an innovative digital logistics solution for air cargo carriers featuring a cross-platform advanced analytics engine that enables carriers to analyse past, present and forecast data to streamline freight operations and improve efficiency. See release here.
They also come on the heels of NelsonHall’s recent NEAT Assessment of Big Data and Analytics, for which Unisys was one of 11 vendors evaluated. The reports analysed the performance of vendors offering Big Data and Analytics services a part of their IT services portfolio. Unisys was placed in the Leaders Quadrant for “New Business Model Focus.”
“Analytics are rapidly emerging as a critical tool for digital business transformation, because they enable organisations to discover the value they can gain from marshalling often-disparate business assets in novel ways,” said Fontecilla. “The milestones we have announced this week demonstrate how Unisys’ analytics expertise benefits clients through innovative solutions that empower them to realise a range of digital-business objectives – from streamlining operations and serving citizens more efficiently to analysing and predicting business outcomes to maximise profitable revenue.”
Unisys employs more than 300 data scientists with on-demand global expertise in data aggregation, analysis and machine learning; designing predictive analytics models; building data lakes; and advising clients on making the best use of enterprise data. Unisys offers on premise or as-a-service analytics offerings to provide predictive insights in days versus weeks, as well as a broad library of pre-defined predictive models that are tested and ready for quick deployment. These products are industry-focused and designed to address use cases in each of our vertical markets.