Complete visibility into spend, availability and security of an enterprise's IT universe
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FAIRFAX, VA, Oct. 20, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - CGI (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A) today announced CGI Unify360TM, an integrated suite of software, services and tools for managing both traditional and cloud-based IT services, including governance, transparency and security. CGI Unify360 makes it easier and less risky to adopt cloud services by providing a single management platform and standards-based compliance across all applications and data. The CGI solution includes expert consulting to help public and private sector organizations increase performance, agility and innovation in hybrid IT environments. It also features partnerships with market-leading public cloud providers such as Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure.
"Enterprises are adding cloud-based solutions to their traditional IT mix, yet holistic control of their IT environments can be elusive, increasing cost and risk," said Rich Bissonette, Vice President of CGI's Emerging Technology Practice. "CGI Unify360 provides the integrated platform, services, partnerships and practices needed to understand and manage an enterprise's entire IT portfolio, align with business objectives, and maximize investments."
CGI Unify360's open ecosystem is adaptable to client-specific requirements and includes an integrated decision support model. Drawing on CGI's front-line experience in migrating, managing and governing cloud services, the solution offers guidance for assessing best-fit environments and applying innovative technology.
It is designed to help organizations seeking to:
- Leverage cloud services while maintaining legacy environments
- Solve the problem of "rogue" cloud acquisition
- Improve governance for multi-vendor service engagements
- Centrally manage heterogeneous technologies across hybrid IT environments
- Consolidate data centers and migrate legacy systems to multi-cloud environments
Regardless of the cloud or IT providers used by an enterprise - including internal IT shops or private clouds - CGI Unify360 provides complete visibility into the spend, service availability and security of all elements in a hybrid IT universe. A single interface is used for all provisioning, configuration, incident management, reporting, billing, workload management and cyber posture.
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 annual revenue in excess of C$10 billion and an order backlog of approximately C$20 billion, CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB). Website: www.cgi.com.
SOURCE CGI Group Inc.
For further information: Investors, Lorne Gorber, Executive Vice-President, Global Communications and Investor Relations, [email protected], +1 514-841-3355; Media, Linda Odorisio, Vice-President, Global Communications, CGI, [email protected], +1 703-267-8118