CGI signs two contracts with leading Midwestern and Southern insurers

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    ANDOVER, MA, Oct. 25 /CNW Telbec/ - CGI Group, Inc. (TSX: GIB.A;
NYSE:   GIB), a leading provider of information technology and business process
services, today announced the signing of contracts with two insurers in the
Midwest and Southern U.S. Under the first agreement, CGI will provide a
25-year software license for the policy and claims processing components of
the INSideOUT(R) Suite, and a software maintenance agreement. CGI will be
providing the second new client with a hosted solution of the INSideOUT Policy
and Claims solution for five years.
    After reviewing multiple solutions in the property and casualty market
place, as well as considering the development of their own solution, both
insurers chose CGI's INSideOUT software suite because of its superior
functionality, technical platform, and .NET direction.
    The structure of the INSideOUT suite gives each company significant
control over their long-term strategic direction. CGI provides IT staff, data
center management, and a single source for their property and casualty
business requirements. The .NET technical direction of INSideOUT fits the
strategic direction of these clients, and improves speed to market for the new
products that these companies will enter into the property and casualty
    "With over 4,000 CGI professionals serving the insurance sector, CGI is a
proven and dedicated expert," said Paul Raymond, Senior Vice-President,
responsible for CGI's Insurance Services Unit in the US. "We look forward to
evolving our solutions and services with the insurance industry, and see these
contracts as an opportunity to continue to expand our global presence in the
insurance sector."
    CGI provides end-to-end services to the global insurance industry,
serving 75 of the top 100 insurers. CGI joins technology with the management
of insurance products to include claims, underwriter, actuarial, loss
prevention, targeting the property casualty insurance industry, life and
health, and accident/sickness sectors.

    About CGI

    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 25,500 professionals. CGI
provides end-to-end IT and business process services to clients worldwide from
offices in Canada, the United States, Europe, Asia Pacific as well as from
centers of excellence in North America, Europe and India. CGI's annual revenue
run rate stands at CDN$3.7 billion and at June 30th, 2007, CGI's order backlog
was CDN$12.4 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:

For further information:

For further information: Business Development: Larry Stern,
Vice-President, New England & Insurance Services, (817) 348-3335,; Media: Linda Odorisio, Vice-President, US
Communications, (703) 227-6161,

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