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Unisys Awarded Contract to Provide Advanced Biometric Citizen Identification Solution to Government of Mexico
Date:2/3/2010

BLUE BELL, Pa., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Unisys (NYSE: UIS) today announced that its Mexican subsidiary has been awarded a contract by the Secretaria de Gobernacion/Registro Nacional de Poblacion (Mexican Ministry of Internal Affairs/National Citizen Registry) to create and manage an advanced citizen identification solution using biometric technologies. The project would create a database with iris, fingerprint and facial biometric data on up to 110 million Mexican citizens that would be utilized as part of the Mexican government's larger national ID card project.

The contract, awarded to a consortium comprised of Unisys and Mexican communications company AXTEL, is worth approximately $50 million over three years, with approximately $32 million of the contract value expected to go to Unisys. Unisys will integrate the solution, provide the IT infrastructure and manage the data center hosting the solution. AXTEL will provide communications services as well as the data center facility and the service operations center.

"To more accurately identity and detect fraud, the Unisys solution includes iris capture and matching, as well as multimodal fusion incorporating three biometrics," said Terry Hartmann, vice president of Identity Solutions, Unisys.

The Unisys solution will be based on the proven Unisys LEIDA (Library of eID Artifacts software) framework, which creates building blocks for identity and credentialing solutions to accelerate development and reduce implementation time.

Unisys will also provide applications outsourcing services to help keep the identity and credentialing solution updated and running correctly.

"This contract will allow the government of Mexico to benefit from Unisys longstanding experience providing integrated biometric credentialing solutions in countries such as the United States, Malaysia, Australia, Canada, South Africa, Angola, Chile, Costa Rica and Spain," said Guillermo Bocanegra, vice president and managing partner for Unisys in Latin America.

About Unisys

Unisys is a worldwide information technology company. We provide a portfolio of IT services, software, and technology that solves critical problems for clients. We specialize in helping clients secure their operations, increase the efficiency and utilization of their data centers, enhance support to their end users and constituents, and modernize their enterprise applications. To provide these services and solutions, we bring together offerings and capabilities in outsourcing services, systems integration and consulting services, infrastructure services, maintenance services, and high-end server technology. With approximately 26,000 employees, Unisys serves commercial organizations and government agencies throughout the world. For more information, visit www.unisys.com.

Forward-looking Statements

Any statements contained in this release that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All forward-looking statements rely on assumptions and are subject to various risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from expectations. In particular, the Secretaria de Gobernacion/Registro Nacional de Poblacion (Mexican Ministry of Internal Affairs/National Citizen Registry), as a government agency, has the right to terminate the agreement before the end of its term, and the contract is also subject to the availability of appropriated funds. Accordingly, the contract value cited in this release is not guaranteed. Additional discussion of factors that could affect Unisys future results is contained in periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

RELEASE NO.: 0203/8950

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