CGI awarded US$43 million contract to update GSA's billing and accounts receivable system

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    FAIRFAX, VA, April 7 /CNW Telbec/ - CGI Federal, Inc., a wholly-owned
U.S. operating subsidiary of CGI Group Inc., (NYSE:   GIB; TSX: GIB.A) announced
today that it has been selected by the General Services Administration (GSA)
to update the agency's legacy billing and accounts receivable modules. Full
life cycle services and infrastructure hosting are included in this five-year
contract, valued at over US$43 million.
    The foundation of CGI's solution for the GSA Billing and Accounts
Receivable (BAAR) initiative is a sophisticated billing engine designed and
built specifically for federal billing processes. Included will be a suite of
Web services that will integrate this solution with partnering applications
using Services Oriented Architecture (SOA). GSA trading partners will have the
ability to access the solution via a web-based bill presentment function that
complements GSA's existing implementation of CGI's Momentum(R) software. Upon
implementation, BAAR will have approximately 1,100 GSA users and 5,000
customers completing 1.5 million transactions per month.
    "CGI is committed to support GSA's mission of excellence in the business
of government," said CGI Federal President George Schindler. "This award is
recognition of CGI's continued leadership in providing managed services to the
federal government using our Momentum financial management system."

    About CGI Federal

    CGI Federal (\usfederal) is a wholly-owned U.S. operating
subsidiary of CGI Group Inc., dedicated to providing effective IT solutions
for federal government agencies by combining over 30 years of government
experience and technology skills. 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
25,000 professionals. CGI provides end-to-end IT and business process services
to clients worldwide from offices in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia
Pacific as well as from centers of excellence in North America, Europe and
India. CGI's annual revenue run rate stands at $4.0 billion and at December
31, 2008, 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.

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