Menu
Unisys cuts staff

Unisys cuts staff

Unisys is cutting about 1,400 workers around the world as part of a money-saving drive.

Elizabeth Douglas, a spokesperson for the US-based IT services company says, “The reduction will be global to reflect the scope of our business: about half of all company revenues are in the US and half come from outside the US. At this point we don’t have any specific information about the local impact of the cuts.”

In a formal statement issued last week, Unisys said the planned staff reductions will mainly affect general and administrative roles. The company will also be consolidating some of its facilities. Unisys expects the exercise to deliver cost savings of some US$70 million annually from the end of 2005.

Overall, the cut represents almost 4% cut in the total international workforce of around 37,000. Unisys is not saying whether the planned reduction will involve forced lay-offs or attrition.

Unisys currently employs more than 700 staff in New Zealand. The company is headquartered in Wellington, has offices in Auckland and Christchurch and runs a data centre in Paraparaumu.


Follow Us

Join the newsletter!

Or

Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more.

Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. View our privacy policy before signing up.

Error: Please check your email address.

Featured

Slideshows

The making of an MSSP: a blueprint for growth in NZ

The making of an MSSP: a blueprint for growth in NZ

Partners are actively building out security practices and services to match, yet remain challenged by a lack of guidance in the market. This exclusive Reseller News Roundtable - in association with Sophos - assessed the making of an MSSP, outlining the blueprint for growth and how partners can differentiate in New Zealand.

The making of an MSSP: a blueprint for growth in NZ
Reseller News Platinum Club celebrates leading partners in 2018

Reseller News Platinum Club celebrates leading partners in 2018

The leading players of the New Zealand channel came together to celebrate a year of achievement at the inaugural Reseller News Platinum Club lunch in Auckland. Following the Reseller News Innovation Awards, Platinum Club provides a platform to showcase the top performing partners and start-ups of the past 12 months, with more than ​​50 organisations in the spotlight.​​​

Reseller News Platinum Club celebrates leading partners in 2018
Meet the top performing HP partners in NZ

Meet the top performing HP partners in NZ

HP has honoured its leading partners in New Zealand during 2018, following 12 months of growth through the local channel. Unveiled during the fourth running of the ceremony in Auckland, the awards recognise and celebrate excellence, growth, consistency and engagement of standout Kiwi partners.

Meet the top performing HP partners in NZ
Show Comments