The Norwegian Courts Administration extends contract with CGI

The Norwegian Courts Administration extends contract with CGI to 2016 
OSLO, NORWAY -- (Marketwire) -- 01/17/13 -- The Norwegian Courts
Administration has extended its contract with Logica, now part of
CGI, (NYSE:GIB)(TSX:GIB.A), a leading provider of information
technology and business processing services, to 2016. Under the
agreement, CGI will continue to operate the courts' IT platform,
including data centre, hosting, server operation, application
management, telecommunication and general support. The courts' IT
platform is used by 2,000 employees in 100 courts across the country. 
"We have decided to extend the contract on the basis of the operating
situation of the courts being strong and stable. The underlying IT
platform is modernized, which gives us a good foundation for the
future," said IT Director Olav Berg Aasen at the Norwegian Courts
"Implementation of a new IT platform for the courts has been
challenging, requiring significant expertise to succeed in converging
new and existing solutions," noted Gisle M. Eckhoff, CGI's leader in
Norway. "The parties have worked constructively and have had close
dialogue through challenging periods. It is very gratifying to see
that the platform works well and that the Courts Administration has
decided to extend the operating agreement. We look forward to
continuing the strong collaboration." 
About The Norwegian Courts Administration 
The Norwegian Courts Administration is the central administration for
the Supreme Court, six Courts of Appeal, 66 District Courts and 39
Land Consolidation Courts/superior Land Consolidation Courts. 
The NCA acts as a support and service agency for the courts and plays
an important part in developing strategic plans that enable the
courts to meet the challenges presented before them. NCA seeks to
make conditions favourable for the courts in order to ensure
reasonable and efficient operation. This in turn will establish
increased public confidence in the courts. Website: 
About CGI 
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 Asi
a 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:
Lorne Gorber
Senior Vice-President,
Global Communications and Investor Relations
+1 514 841-3355 
Norwegian media
Graciella Garmann
Director, Communications, Norway
Mobile: +47 476 83 368 
Norwegian Courts Administration
Olav Berg Aasen
IT Director
Mobile: +47 951 14 254
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