U.S. Railroad Retirement Board Awards CGI US$21 Million

U.S. Railroad Retirement Board Awards CGI US$21 Million Contract to
Transition its Financial System to the Momentum(R) Community Cloud 
FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/20/12 --  The U.S. Railroad
Retirement Board (RRB) has awarded CGI Federal Inc. (CGI), a
wholly-owned U.S. operating subsidiary of CGI Group Inc. (NYSE:GIB)
(TSX:GIB.A), a US$21 million contract to transition and host its
financial management system in the CGI Momentum(R) Community Cloud.
The award includes one implementation year, one base year, and nine
option years, for a potential of 11 years. 
Under the contract, CGI will convert the RRB's legacy financial
management system to the Momentum Community Cloud, built in CGI's
certified-secure cloud. CGI will deliver end-to-end support,
including conversion, training, change management, hosting, and
"CGI has partnered with the RRB on its financial management
objectives for nearly 20 years, so moving to the cloud is the next
step," said Toni Townes-Whitley, Senior Vice-President for Civilian
Agency programs at CGI. "Through this hosted solution, the RRB will
create an integrated system that improves security, increases
efficiency, and enhances their access to financial data for informed
decision making." 
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 the fifth largest independent information
technology and business process services firm in the world. With
approximately 72,000 members located in offices and global delivery
centers in the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific, CGI offers a
comprehensive portfolio of services including high-end business and
IT consulting, systems integration, application development and
maintenance, infrastructure management as well as a wide range of
proprietary solutions. Further to the recent completion of the Logica
acquisition, CGI's annualized revenue is approximately C$10.4
billion, with an estimated order backlog of approximately C$17.6
billion; CGI's shares are listed on the NYSE (GIB) and the TSX
(GIB.A) and are included in the FTSE4Good Index. Website:
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