CGI (NYSE : GIB) (TSX : GIB.A) and energy provider ENGIE are collaborating to manage and expand ENGIE’s Salesforce applications.
CGI will manage the Salesforce platform and will maintain the current applications in salesforce.com. The cloud platform supports different internal and external applications of ENGIE.
“Several years ago, ENGIE selected Salesforce.com to develop several applications for internal use and external clients. The platform allows ENGIE to quickly develop applications which we can easily adapted to meet the needs of an ever changing market and client demands. Constantly expanding the usage of the platform in combination with a scarcity of Salesforce skills in Belgium, made us look for an external partner who could help us in our transformation. Of course quality of the service delivery and a competitive cost is critical in selecting a world class partner. We found this with CGI.’ says Kris Jansen, Delivery & Operations Manager at ENGIE.
“We are happy that CGI was chosen to further build solutions that are unique in the market and connect clients and leading organizations with ENGIE.” says Ben Vicca, Vice President CGI Belgium.
“Salesforce.com gives the flexibility and functionality to offer applications reflecting the needs of the user. To support ENGIE in an optimal way, CGI works with local Salesforce profiles to understand the needs of ENGIE and combines this with nearshore support from Portugal for the development of the applications. This allows us to make a competitive offer guaranteeing the delivery of the quality that strengthens ENGIE position as important market player.”
Responsible growth in it is key domains (electricity, gaz and energy services) is very important for ENGIE in view of the challenges in the energy transitions to move to a C0² low economy : access to sustainable energy, reducing and adjusting to the climate changes, the security to supplies and the responsible use of resources. The Group develops high performance and innovative solutions for citizens, cities and companies. They rely on their expertise in 4 key sectors: renewable energy, energy efficiency, natural gas liquefaction and digital technologies. ENGIE employs 152.900 professionals worldwide with €74,7 milliard annual revenue in 2014. The Group is listed on the stock exchange in Paris and Brussels (GSZ) and is also incorporated in important international stock indexes : CAC 40, BEL 20, DJ Euro Stoxx 50, Euronext 100, FTSE Eurotop 100, MSCI Europe and Euronext Vigeo (World 120, Eurozone 120, Europe 120 en France 20).
Founded in 1976, CGI Group Inc. is the fifth largest independent information technology and business process services firm in the world. Approximately 65,000 professionals serve thousands of global clients from offices and delivery centers across the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific, leveraging a comprehensive portfolio of services, including high-end business and IT consulting, systems integration, application development and maintenance, infrastructure management, as well as 150 IP-based services and solutions. With annual revenue in excess of C$10 billion and an order backlog exceeding C$20 billion, CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB). Website: www.cgi.com.
Contact Person CGI :
Vice President, CGI Belgium
+32 2 708 61 00