CGI Awarded 10-Year, US$395 Million BPA with the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Agency for International Development
Single Award BPA for Systems Integration, Consulting Services, and Operational Support
The U.S. Department of State has awarded CGI Federal Inc. (CGI), a wholly-owned U.S. operating subsidiary of CGI Group Inc. (NYSE: GIB ; TSX: GIB.A), a competitive, single award, 10-year Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) with a ceiling of up to US$395 million under CGI's GSA-IT Schedule Contract in support of the agencies' Joint Financial Management System (JFMS).
JFMS is a global platform based on CGI's Momentum® software used by both the Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development to efficiently and cost-effectively manage domestic and overseas financial management activities. Under this BPA, CGI will provide systems integration, consulting services, and operational support for more than 5,000 JFMS users in more than 300 posts and missions around the world.
"We are pleased to continue our long-standing partnership with the Department of State and U.S. Agency for International Development," said George Schindler, President of CGI Federal Inc. "We look forward to continuing to help both agencies achieve their goals for maximizing the synergies between their business and IT capabilities in support of their core diplomatic and development missions."
About CGI Federal Inc.
CGI Federal Inc. (www.cgi.com/usfederal) is a wholly-owned U.S. operating subsidiary of CGI Group Inc., dedicated to providing effective IT solutions for federal government agencies by combining over 30 years of government experience and technology skills. Founded in 1976, CGI is one of the largest independent information technology and business process services firms in the world. CGI and its affiliated companies employ approximately 26,000 professionals in over 100 offices across 16 countries. CGI provides end-to-end IT and business process services to clients worldwide from offices in the United States of America, Canada, Europe, Asia Pacific as well as from centers of excellence in North America, Europe and India. As at September 30, 2009, CGI's fiscal 2009 revenue was $3.8 billion and its order backlog was $10.9 billion. CGI's shares are listed on the NYSE (GIB) and the TSX (GIB.A) and are included in the S&P/TSX Composite Index as well as the S&P/TSX Capped Information Technology and MidCap Indices. Website: www.cgi.com.
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