August 2017 News and Press Releases Bulletin

August 2017 News and Press Releases Bulletin

Deals & Contracts, Locations, M&A/ Alliances, Other News/ PR, Outsourcing News/ PR
August 2017 News and Press Releases Bulletin Everest Group Names HCL Technologies as a Leader in Global Banking ISG Launches New Research Series on Service Providers Cigniti Technologies Positioned as a Strong Performer in Continuous Testing Service Providers Evaluation by Independent Research Firm Clutch Announces Top IT Outsourcing Companies ISG Awarded Agreement to Provide Digital Services to UK Government Cumberland Consulting Group Named One of the Nation’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies for the Ninth Straight Year TCS a Leader and Star Performer in Life Sciences Clinical and R&D IT Services by Everest Group IPsoft Awarded New U.S. Patent for its Virtual Cognitive Agent Amelia Hexaware Named a Top 15 Sourcing Service Provider by ISG WNS-IHG Partnership Wins the Loyalty360 Silver Award GeBBS Healthcare Solutions Announces New E/M Calculator Portal Disruption Brings…
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Tata Communications Chooses Oasis Smart SIM as SIM, eSIM and Remote SIM Provisioning Solutions Provider

Tata Communications Chooses Oasis Smart SIM as SIM, eSIM and Remote SIM Provisioning Solutions Provider

Deals & Contracts, Outsourcing News/ PR
Oasis Smart SIM, the expert in (e)SIM embedded Operating System and mobile networks connectivity and activation solutions, announces today that it has been collaborating with Tata Communications to implement an end-to-end embedded connectivity solution in the recently-unveiled Tata Communications MOVE mobility and IoT platform. This will enable its enterprise customers’ mobile devices to connect seamlessly to the company’s global network, which provides them with enterprise-grade, secure connectivity across 240 countries and territories. The Oasis solution includes the supply of bespoke SIM and eSIM products to Tata Communications’ enterprise customers, together with the set-up of a state-of-the-art delivery and remote SIM provisioning center located in Singapore. Oasis’ custom-designed products and solutions are derived from EOS and Helios product ranges which were developed per the GSMA Remote SIM Provisioning technical specifications, but…
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IFDS to Provide Array of Technology and Administrative Solutions for ATB GICs

IFDS to Provide Array of Technology and Administrative Solutions for ATB GICs

Deals & Contracts, Outsourcing News/ PR
International Financial Data Services (IFDS) Canada, a leading provider of technology and outsourcing services to the world's largest and most trusted financial institutions, today announced that it has been chosen by ATB Financial to provide a full range of Guaranteed Income Certificate (GIC) solutions. In addition to providing transfer agency, record keeping, and back office support to ATB's mutual fund and High Interest Savings Account (HISA) products, IFDS will now be extending its support coverage to include ATB's line of GIC products marketed through Securities Dealers. "We have had a long and successful relationship with IFDS, having previously leveraged their integrated platform to support our mutual fund and HISA business," said Aly Sumar, Treasurer at ATB Financial. "The quality and consistency of the service we have received from IFDS over…
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Randstad Group Selects Trend Micro to Protect its Public Cloud Infrastructure

Randstad Group Selects Trend Micro to Protect its Public Cloud Infrastructure

Deals & Contracts, Outsourcing News/ PR
Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, today announced that the Randstad Group, a human resources and flexible work services industry leader, has selected Trend Micro to ensure all services on new infrastructure will benefit from optimum security protection using Deep Security-as-a-Service (SaaS). Randstad has selected Trend Micro as its cloud infrastructure security solution partner for the next five years. The Randstad Group is currently consolidating and centralizing its IT infrastructure across 30 IT departments providing service to 40 operating companies in Europe, North and South America, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific. This transformation will increase efficiencies, reduce risks and align IT infrastructure with Randstad’s digital vision to provide better service. Host and consumption-based Trend Micro Deep Security is a market leader in server…
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Aon Completes Sale of Outsourcing Platform

Aon Completes Sale of Outsourcing Platform

Deals & Contracts, Outsourcing News/ PR
Aon plc (NYSE: AON) today announced that it has completed the sale of its benefits administration and HR BPO platform to private equity funds affiliated with Blackstone for cash consideration of $4.3 billion at closing, and additional consideration of up to $500 million based on future performance. Total after-tax cash proceeds were approximately $3.0 billion after customary working capital and other adjustments. "The completion of this transaction reinforces our position as the leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions," said Greg Case, president and chief executive officer, Aon plc. "The incremental capital we have generated allows us to accelerate investment in our proprietary data and analytics capabilities and pursue new opportunities to address emerging client needs, similar to recent acquisitions in the…
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Unisys Wins Task Order to Continue to Assist in Maintaining Code Essential to Fuel Tax Collection

Unisys Wins Task Order to Continue to Assist in Maintaining Code Essential to Fuel Tax Collection

Deals & Contracts, Outsourcing News/ PR
Unisys Corporation (NYSE:  UIS) today announced the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has selected the company to continue its work updating, operating and maintaining the system used by the U.S. government to verify and monitor excise fuel tax filings. The IRS selected Unisys for this work through a competitive task order awarded under the Total Information Processing Support Services–4 (TIPSS-4) contract. The task order has a one-year base period and three one-year options. The task order has a total value of approximately $17.6 million, if all options are exercised and depending on actual costs. The task order represents an extension and expansion of the company's work on the Excise Files Information Retrieval System (ExFIRS). Congress has mandated that IRS use ExFIRS to verify the collection of fuel excise taxes –…
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Vectrus Wins $115 Million Information Technology Contract

Vectrus Wins $115 Million Information Technology Contract

Deals & Contracts, Outsourcing News/ PR
Vectrus Systems Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Vectrus, Inc. (NYSE: VEC), announced the re-compete win of a $115 million U.S. Army contract to provide a full range of operations and maintenance, IT support and supply services to the U.S. Army Europe, U.S. European Command, and U.S. Africa Command areas of responsibility. The Operations, Maintenance and Supply – Europe, or OPMAS-E contract, has a period of performance consisting of an eight month base period and four, one-year option periods. "Vectrus has more than 30 years of client mission support under the OPMAS-E contract, dating back to 1977," said Chuck Prow, president and chief executive officer of Vectrus. "This re-compete win is a testament to our team's ability to provide value added solutions in support of the continuously evolving mission requirements." "Through…
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Shawcor Renews Agreement with OnX Canada

Shawcor Renews Agreement with OnX Canada

Deals & Contracts, Outsourcing News/ PR
OnX Canada, part of the leading global technology services and solutions company OnX Enterprise Solutions,announced a five-year extension of its managed services relationship with Shawcor, the world's leading integrated energy services company. Shawcor specializes in products and services for the pipeline and pipe services segment of the oil and gas industry and related products for petrochemical and industrial markets. The company operates through a network of fixed and mobile manufacturing and service facilities located around the world and relies on OnX to manage the critical IT infrastructure which powers its business. "Our partnership with OnX allows us to focus on our strategic business initiatives while leaving the day-to-day maintenance and operations of our IT infrastructure to their expertise," said Shawcor's Dean Gibb, Vice President, Information Technology. "OnX consistently brings creative…
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Unisys Awarded Contract by Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget for Digital Services to Improve the Michigan Gaming Control Board’s Oversight and Customer Service

Unisys Awarded Contract by Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget for Digital Services to Improve the Michigan Gaming Control Board’s Oversight and Customer Service

Deals & Contracts, Outsourcing News/ PR
Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced it will provide a digital government solution to enable the Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) to more easily and effectively access information needed to license and regulate gaming activities in the state. The MGCB serves the citizens of Michigan by performing licensing, regulation and oversight activities for casinos, horse racing and "millionaire party" charitable gaming. Under the five-year, multimillion dollar contract, Unisys will create a modern, collaborative operating environment that digitizes the MGCB's records and documents. As a result, MGCB employees will more easily locate and share – both internally and with the public – information needed to oversee gaming in the state. The new solution will replace numerous disparate, legacy systems. Residing in the Microsoft Azure government cloud, the Unisys solution includes Unisys…
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Xodus Technology Selects Goliath Technologies to Manage Allscripts EHR

Xodus Technology Selects Goliath Technologies to Manage Allscripts EHR

Deals & Contracts, Outsourcing News/ PR
Goliath Technologies is the leading provider of proactive IT Operations solutions to anticipate, troubleshoot, resolve and prevent end user experience issues, regardless of where the IT infrastructure, applications or end users are located. They announced that Xodus Technology Professionals will be using Goliath's EHR monitoring module for Allscripts to ensure physicians and healthcare workers will have seamless access to the Allscripts EHR. “At Xodus, we manage and take operational responsibility for all technology in use by our medical clients. In this particular case, we were looking for an application-specific, proactive monitoring tool which would give us deeper insight into the operational status and performance of the Allscripts PM/EMR. Our goal is to respond quicker and better facilitate the vendor with issue resolution", said Ted Best, Founder of Xodus. "We initially…
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