The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded CGI Federal Inc. (CGI), a wholly-owned U.S. operating subsidiary of CGI Group Inc. (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A), a US$64.46 million task order for Custom Applications Management, including a one-year base and four, one-year option periods. The task order was issued under the multi-vendor, seven-year, US$955 million, ITS-EPA II Program Blanket Purchase Agreement, which was awarded to CGI in 2009.
Under the task order, CGI will provide production application platform management to support EPA’s primary data center, the National Computing Center, including support for application deployment checklist process, management of numerous applications platforms, and delivery of technical consulting services. CGI will maintain the stability of the application infrastructure of many of the Agency’s mission-related applications, including the Integrated Compliance Information System (ICIS), the Water Quality Exchange (WQX), and the electronic Greenhouse Gas Reporting Tool (eGGRT).
“Through this new work with EPA’s Office of Technology Operations and Planning (OTOP), CGI is pleased to take on a key coordination role in the support and promotion of environmental and business applications from development environments to production use,” said Tim Turitto, Vice-President, CGI. “We look forward to continuing our collaborative relationship with the Agency to help implement new techniques that achieve efficiencies and streamline operations, continuously improve customer service, and support the implementation of applications—all in support of EPA’s mission.”
About CGI Federal Inc.
CGI Federal Inc. is a wholly-owned U.S. operating subsidiary of CGI Group Inc., dedicated to partnering with federal agencies to provide solutions for defense, civilian, and intelligence missions. 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 31,000 professionals. CGI provides end-to-end IT and business process services to clients worldwide from offices and centers of excellence in the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia Pacific. As at June 30, CGI's annualized revenue was approximately C$4.2 billion and its order backlog was approximately C$12.7 billion. CGI shares are listed on the NYSE (GIB) and the TSX (GIB.A) and are included in both the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and the FTSE4Good Index. Website: www.cgi.com/usfederal.
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