CGI to Support IT Infrastructure for Northern Trust
CGI Group Inc. (TSX: GIB.A; NYSE: GIB), a leading provider of information technology and business process services, is pleased to announce that Northern Trust has chosen CGI to provide ongoing infrastructure management in support of Northern Trust's mission critical applications for asset servicing operations.
"We sought an established IT services partner that can help us expand our business globally, while meeting the growing demands of an increasingly complex IT infrastructure that allows Northern Trust to meet our client obligations and expectations," said Jeffrey Blust, Senior Vice President of Portal and Web Technologies at Northern Trust. "CGI presented a comprehensive solution, offers years of experience with IT infrastructure support and shares our dedication to service, expertise and integrity."
"CGI is proud to embark on this new relationship with Northern Trust," said Pete Ihrig, Senior Vice-President, CGI. "We are pleased that Northern Trust looks to CGI to meet their IT needs and look forward to providing exceptional service to Northern Trust."
Founded in 1976, CGI Group Inc. is one of the largest independent information technology and business process services firms in the world. CGI and its affiliated companies employ approximately 25,000 professionals. CGI provides end-to-end IT and business process services to clients worldwide from offices in Canada, the United States, Europe, Asia Pacific as well as from centers of excellence in North America, Europe and India. CGI's annual revenue run rate stands at $4.0 billion and at December 31, 2008, CGI's order backlog was $11.4 billion. CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB) 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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