CGI SIGNS TWO CONTRACTS WITH LOTO-QUÉBEC WORTH $6.6 MILLION
CGI today announced that it has signed two contracts worth a total of $6.6 million with Loto-Québec. As part of the first agreement, CGI will implement the Peoplesoft human resources and pay solution at Loto-Québec and its subsidiaries. This contract has a total value of $5.4 million.
"CGI is the first information technology firm to sign an agreement for the implementation of an integrated enterprise resource planning system (ERP) with a public sector organization in Quebec," said Jean Brassard, CGI's President and COO. "We are proud of this achievement."
As the project's main contractor, CGI has acquired equipment and the Peoplesoft license and will take responsibility for implementing the client's solution. In addition, CGI will provide support and maintenance services over a four-year period as well as operate the development server.
The second contract, to be carried out for the Société des casinos du Québec, has a value of $1.2 million. It involves developing a client/server management system. CGI will also ensure the business solution's evolution and update the systems over a one-year period, with an option for an additional two-year term.
Loto-Québec is a public sector organization, founded in 1969, which operates, directly or through its subsidiaries, various lotteries, gambling and gaming products. Its subsidiaries include the Société des casinos du Québec, the Société des loteries-vidéo du Québec, the Société des bingos du Québec and Resto-Casino Inc.
CGI is the largest independent information technology consulting firm in Canada and the sixth largest in North America. It provides end-to-end IT services and business solutions to some 2,000 clients in Canada, the United States and 20 countries around the world. CGI has more than 7,500 professionals, an annualized revenue-run rate of more than $1.1 billion and an order backlog totalling approximately $6 billion. CGI's shares (GIB.A) are included in The Toronto Stock Exchange's TSE 300 Composite and TSE 200 indexes.
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