OREANDA-NEWS. CGI (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A) today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded it a contract for cloud hosting, operations, maintenance and reporting services for Financial Management and Related Administrative Shared Services. The USDA is a shared services provider for administrative systems and functions for U.S. Federal Government organizations. The contract begins with a two-month base period valued at $3.3 million, followed by 10 additional option years. If fully implemented through July 31, 2026, the contract value will be $824 million.

Using CGI’s Momentum® Enterprise Solution, USDA, together with CGI, provides agencies with the hardware, software and services for their budget, financial, and acquisition management. Available via secure cloud, Momentum is part of the government’s initiative to improve the effectiveness of government IT solutions. This shared services approach eliminates redundancy, providing a cost efficient, effective alternative to the acquisition, development, implementation and operation of management systems.

CGI is a premier partner under USDA’s shared services program; currently servicing over 85 government agencies. Other CGI Momentum clients include the U.S. Departments of Justice, State, the Federal Judiciary the Legislative Branch Shared Service, and many other executive branch organizations.

“Working side by side with USDA, CGI has developed an intimate knowledge of the U.S. Government’s distinct business practices and demonstrated the ability to scale services to support the Department’s mission as a shared services provider,” said CGI Senior Vice President Stephanie Mango. “We look forward to partnering with USDA on this transformational work as the U.S. Federal Government continues its move to cloud-based shared services.”

About CGI Federal

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, civilian, healthcare and intelligence missions. Founded in 1976, CGI Group Inc. is the fifth largest independent information technology and business process services firm in the world. Approximately 65,000 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 150 IP-based services and solutions. With annual revenue in excess of C$10 billion and an order backlog exceeding C$20 billion, CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB).