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Latest Release of Unisys ClearPath ePortal Gives Clients New Tools for Modernizing Their Mission-Critical Applications

Integration with widely used mobile and web technologies gives ClearPath server users anywhere, anytime access to critical business applications and data

BLUE BELL, Pa., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced Release 6.0 of ClearPath ePortal, a powerful, highly automated application modernization solution that enables users of Unisys ClearPath enterprise servers to web-enable their enterprise applications and  access them via a range of mobile devices.

ClearPath ePortal 6.0 provides new and enhanced capabilities that make it easier to develop multi-tier, web and mobile applications and integrate ClearPath applications with the native features of leading tablets, smartphones and other mobile devices.

"As part of their IT modernization initiatives, ClearPath clients want to give their mobile customers and employees anywhere, anytime access to key business applications," said Rob Cashman, vice president, mission-critical servers and solutions, Unisys. "With ClearPath ePortal 6.0 we help clients achieve that objective by providing a broad spectrum of mobile development and execution capabilities that enrich their mission-critical applications and enhance the value of their long-term investment in Unisys enterprise software."

In the new ClearPath ePortal Developer 6.0, Unisys complements Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 and open-source software with new application modernization capabilities. The ePortal's use of the Microsoft .NET environment simplifies the development of ClearPath applications with web and mobile features and provides access to the latest tools for the widely used HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript languages.  Users can automatically upgrade existing ClearPath ePortal solutions to the new environment without change.

The cloud-based Unisys Hybrid Mobile Application Build Service, a new feature of ePortal 6.0, enables developers to build hybrid mobile applications in Microsoft Visual Studio. The applications can be installed on Apple iOS, Android and Windows Phone 8 devices, taking advantage of the native device capabilities previously inaccessible to cross-platform web applications. The service allows applications to be published to the Apple App Store, Google Play Store, Windows Phone Store or local enterprise application repositories.

In addition, Unisys has upgraded its ASP.NET Web Forms mobile theming capability, which enables the ePortal to provide the latest look and feel on mobile devices using Apple iOS 7, Android and Microsoft Windows 8.

ClearPath ePortal 6.0 makes the modernization capabilities of ClearPath ePortal available for applications written with Unisys Agile Business (AB) Suite rapid-development software deployed in the Microsoft Windows environment. Those capabilities were previously available only to applications written for the ClearPath MCP and OS 2200 operating environments.

The runtime platform in ePortal 6.0 – which hosts web, mobile and hybrid applications – uses Unisys secure partitioning (s-Par®) software technology with industry-standard Intel® Xeon® family processors. This architecture underpins the latest generation of ClearPath servers. Secure partitioning creates a secure "container" of dedicated resources – including memory and inuput/output – for each application workload, eliminating contention for common resources by multiple applications and yielding more predictable performance.

Read the latest issue of the ClearPath Connection newsletter for further detail on ClearPath ePortal Release 6.0.

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 23,000 employees, Unisys serves commercial organizations and government agencies throughout the world. For more information, visit www.unisys.com.

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