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MONTREAL, April 8 /CNW Telbec/ - CGI has announced today that its IT infrastructure services contract with La Fédération des caisses Desjardins will not be extended beyond its current term, ending in April 2011.
CGI remains a major partner to Desjardins for its high-end consulting services as part of its existing long-term contracts. In addition, CGI has a contract to provide payroll services until September 30, 2017.
As the infrastructure contract will run its course, there will be no impact on CGI's order backlog, which currently stands at $11.4 billion.
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 26,000 professionals. CGI provides end-to-end IT and business process services to clients worldwide from offices in Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia Pacific as well as from centers of excellence in North America, Europe and India. As at December 31, 2009, CGI's order backlog was $11.4 billion. CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB) and are included in the S&P/TSX Composite Index as well as the S&P/TSX Capped Information Technology and MidCap Indices. Website: www.cgi.com.
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