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FAIRFAX, VA, Feb. 22 /CNW Telbec/ - The U.S. Internal Revenue Service
(IRS) competed its long-time IT services-related suite of
indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contracts, called TIPSS-4 ITS,
which have a 10-year period of performance (one base-year and nine
one-year options). These contracts are the primary procurement vehicles
for technology-related services within the Internal Revenue Service and
other Treasury bureaus.
Thirty-three companies were selected as prime contractors on this
multiple award contract among the industry's best competitors. They
will be providing support which encompasses a large spectrum of
services concerning local microcomputer applications to large-scale
integrated legacy systems, and newly developed systems, as well as
security services and program management.
The TIPSS-4 ITS contract is designed to provide the state of the art,
modern technology services throughout the period of performance of the
contract. As one of the selections, CGI Federal Inc. (CGI), a
wholly-owned U.S. operating subsidiary of CGI Group Inc. (NYSE: GIB;
TSX: GIB.A), will provide technology services. CGI has provided IT and
business support for tax and revenue clients around the world for more
than 25 years, including supporting the IRS under the TIPSS-3 contract
for the past five years.
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, intelligence, and civilian agency missions.
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 centers of excellence in
the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia Pacific. As at December 31,
2010, CGI's annualized revenue was approximately C$4.5 billion and its
order backlog was C$13.1 billion. CGI shares are listed on the NYSE
(GIB) and the TSX (GIB.A) and are included in both the Dow Jones
Sustainability Index and the FTSE4Good Index. Website: www.cgi.com/usfederal.
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