Feb. 22, 2011 (Canada NewsWire Group) --
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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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