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CGI Renews Mainframe Deal With D+H(February 16, 2012)
MONTREAL, QUEBEC -- (Marketwire) -- 02/16/12 -- CGI Group Inc. (TSX:GIB.A)(NYSE:GIB), a leading provider of global information technology and business process services, today announced it has signed a 5-year contract extension with D+H Limited Partnership (D+H), a leading solutions provider to the North American financial services industry. CGI will continue to support D+H with complete mainframe services for its student lending line of business, including ongoing operations support, systems management, data center services, production controls and provisions for disaster recovery. CGI has been providing these services to D+H since 2005.
"CGI is pleased to extend its long standing relationship with D+H supporting its IT mainframe needs," said Eva Maglis, President CGI Global Infrastructure Services, Solutions and Consulting.
CGI guides clients in the optimization and management of their mainframe environment. It has harnessed the expertise gained from 35 years of designing and operating an extensive network of data centers and, through its mainframe consulting offering, assisting clients on all aspects of mainframe transformations. CGI helps integrate the strengths of the mainframe and provide systems programming and planning expertise to achieve success and minimize transition impacts.
Founded in 1875, Davis + Henderson provides innovative programs, technology products, and technology based business services to customers in the financial services industry who offer deposit, lending, insurance and wealth management products to consumers and businesses. Davis + Henderson Corporation is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol DH. Further information can be found in the disclosure documents filed by Davis + Henderson Corporation with the securities regulatory authorities, available at www.sedar.com.
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 centres of excellence in Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia Pacific. As at December 31, 2011, CGI's annualized revenue was approximately $4.1 billion and its order backlog was approximately $13.6 billion. CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB) and are included in both the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and the FTSE4Good Index. Website: www.cgi.com.
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