$147 million later, Minneapolis looks at parting ways with IT vendor Unisys



By Eric Roper, Star Tribune

“The city of Minneapolis is cutting ties with the company behind its largest contract, IT provider Unisys, ending a relationship ultimately worth about $147 million to the Pennsylvania-based firm.

The city has outsourced much of its IT services to Unisys since 2003, at an annual cost of about $13 million in recent years. Officials sought a new company for the work last year, however, amid concerns that the Unisys agreement was out of date and too rigid. The current contract expires in December.”

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