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FOR: CGI Group Inc.
TSX SYMBOL: GIB.A
NYSE SYMBOL: GIB
MARCH 11, 2014
CGI to sponsor the 2014 OpenText Innovation Tour
Sponsorship reflects strong 10+ year partnership with OpenText
MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - March 11, 2014) - CGI (TSX:GIB.A) (NYSE:GIB)
is proud to be a global sponsor of the 2014 OpenText Innovation Tour, which is
bringing to cities worldwide strategic insight on technology innovation and the
future of information in the enterprise.
CGI has been a partner of OpenText for more than 10 years and is currently a
premier-level global partner with more than 1,500 professionals in its Global
Enterprise Information Management practice.
"OpenText and CGI benefit from a highly collaborative and productive
partnership," said Brian Cann, CGI's vice-president, global partners
and alliances. "Together, we focus on building unique business solutions
and delivering high-quality services that drive innovation and business growth
for our clients. We're excited to be a global sponsor of this year's
OpenText Innovation Tour."
As Premier Certified Partner with OpenText, CGI is able to offer its clients
numerous advantages, including the following:
-- Dedicated centers of excellence in multiple countries that provide
clients close proximity and access to OpenText expertise. CGI's world- class delivery standards are backed by an ISO-certified quality
-- Delivery centers in Canada, the UK, France, Sweden, Norway, the
Netherlands, Portugal and Spain, with a successful track record of 100+
OpenText solution implementations.
-- Regulatory compliance solutions that represent the best in business and
IT consulting, regulatory expertise, and enterprise information
In 2013, CGI received the EMEA(i) Partner of the Year award at OpenText
Enterprise World event. This award, combined with awards received in previous
years, demonstrates the breadth and depth of CGI's OpenText expertise and
capabilities. CGI places a strong emphasis on training, delivery and service
excellence in working with OpenText, as well as deep customer and domain
"As one of our important global partners, CGI is helping OpenText take our
innovations to the marketplace," said Piyush Patel, VP Worldwide Partner
Strategy and Marketing at OpenText. "Our partnership enables us to better
serve our customers and to extend the reach of our market-leading Enterprise
Information Management solutions."
The 2014 OpenText Innovation Tour is taking place in many locations globally,
including India, Singapore, Australia, the UK, France, Germany, Sweden, The
Netherlands, the U.S., Canada and Brazil, and continues until the end of May,
2014. For more information, visit
Founded in 1976, CGI Group Inc. is the fifth largest independent information
technology and business process services firm in the world. Approximately
68,000 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 a wide range of proprietary solutions.
With annualized revenue in excess of C$10 billion and an order backlog
exceeding C$19 billion, CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE
(GIB). Website: www.cgi.com.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
Global Communications and Investor Relations
INDUSTRY: Aerospace and Defense - Electronics and Communications, Computers
and Software - Networking, Government - Security (law enforcement, homeland
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