Unisys Corporation is an information technology, software, and technology company.
The company traces its roots to the American Arithmometer Company (later Burroughs Corporation) which was founded in 1886 and the Sperry Gyroscope Company which was founded in 1910.
Unisys was founded in 1986 when Burroughs bought Sperry for $4.8 billion. The name Unisys was chosen for the new company because it contained parts of the words united, information, and systems.
Today the company is a top global IT consulting company, offering services such as outsourcing, systems integration, consulting, infrastructure services, core maintenance, and the development of enterprise-class servers and related operating systems.
Unisys is traded publicly on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol UIS, is #664 in the Fortune 1000, has 22,800 employees, and had $3.36 billion in revenue in 2013.