News : Swedish Insurer Alecta Chooses CGI to Modernize its IT Environment
Stockholm, Sweden, Feb 13, 2017 -- CGI (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A) has signed a new comprehensive outsourcing agreement with Swedish insurer Alecta to modernize its IT environment, including its infrastructure services. CGI will deliver new technology, including a cloud-based self-service portal, increased automation, and improved service-level agreement (SLA) management.
CGI has been collaborating with Alecta since 1996, driving efficiencies in the operation of Alecta’s IT environment while helping the company to evolve it over time to drive its business performance and growth.
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"CGI is very familiar with our needs and challenges, which means it can be proactive in day-to-day work," said Ulf Larsson, CIO at Alecta. "We were looking for a partner that can drive and support the transformation of our IT environment, and with CGI’s modernized infrastructure services and knowledge of our needs, we feel secure in choosing it as a partner for our future development."
"Our long term partnership demonstrates Alecta’s ongoing confidence in the quality of services CGI delivers, which have helped to improve its operational performance," said Pär Fors, Senior Vice-President of CGI’s operations in Sweden. "This new agreement also demonstrates Alecta’s confidence in our ability to offer modern IT support that meets its strict demands for quality, availability and functionality. We look forward to being an innovative partner that contributes to Alecta’s future business development and success."
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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At CGI, we are in the business of satisfying clients. For more than 35 years, we've partnered with U.S. defense, civilian and intelligence agencies to support their mission-essential needs at every stage of program, product and business lifecycle. As a global leader in information technology, our portfolio of services is customizable to meet the unique needs of our federal clients. We deliver end-to-end services and solutions including application management, infrastructure management, systems integration and consulting, business process services, and cloud computing.
Alecta has been an occupational pensions specialist since 1917. We are on the side of the customer and our single focus is to offer financial security during and after working life. We do this by achieving returns that outperform the industry average as well as having the lowest costs. We manage SEK 484.5 billion on behalf of our owners 13 1.8 million private individuals and 30,000 client companies.
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