Dec 17 , 2010

CGI extends partnership with Interac for three additional years

TORONTO--CGI Group Inc.will continue providing managed services to Interac Association for 3 additional years. This will extend the decade long partnership until October 2013.

CGI will continue to be responsible for the technology management and operations of the Interac Inter-Member Network, a national payments network for the processing of Interac Debit and Interac Shared Cash transactions. CGI also provides, under a separate agreement, managed services in support of Interac e- TransferTM and Interac Online.

"With Interac branded services, you have instant access to your money virtually anywhere in Canada 24/7 at the Point-of-Sale, Online or using Automated Banking Machines," said Amanda Holden, Vice President, Operations, Security and Technology, Interac Association and Acxsys Corporation. "We chose to renew our technology management and operations agreement for Interac Debit and Interac Shared Cash network managed services based on CGI's demonstrated ability to provide high-quality and reliable services to the members of Interac Association".

Canadians count on the safety, security and reliability of the Interac network nearly 4 billion times per year and CGI is proud to be part of delivering this essential service across Canada," said Jamie Holland, Senior Vice-President, CGI.

CGI offers financial services organizations innovative solutions that use capabilities sourced beyond the four walls of a bank. We provide managed IT and business process services and industry-leading business applications that allow banks to focus on what's most important - their clients. Our array of end-to-end managed services solutions is proven to increase efficiencies, enhance service and help financial institutions exceed their performance and strategic goals.

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 Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia Pacific.



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