Capgemini Named as Microsoft’s Global Enterprise Partner of the Year

| Press release
Paris, France, June 23, 2010 — Awards Recognizes Capgemini’s First Class Support for Global Enterprise Customers

Capgemini Group, one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, has been named Microsoft’s Global Enterprise Partner of the Year. The award sees Capgemini Group – including Sogeti, its local professional services division - recognized for delivering exemplary solutions to its customers based on Microsoft’s software.

“Cap Gemini S.A., with its subsidiary Sogeti, is one of the world’s foremost global providers of consulting, professional technology and outsourcing services, and Microsoft is pleased to recognize Capgemini and Sogeti as a Microsoft Enterprise Partner of the Year,” said Mark Hill, Vice President, Enterprise Partner Group, Microsoft Corp.

“As one of Microsoft’s top worldwide partners on Window 7 as well as a strong partner in ERP+ and SharePoint solutions, Capgemini and Sogeti help customers transform their businesses through the innovative use of Microsoft technology. In addition, Capgemini and Sogeti offer solutions based on Microsoft’s Business Productivity Online Suite for communications and collaboration thereby helping our customers realize the benefits of Cloud technology.”

Capgemini has vast experience in delivering solutions for its clients based on the Microsoft enterprise portfolio.
These include:

Today companies are insisting on more ROI for their IT investments. ERP + enables companies to combine the power of SAP and ease of use of Microsoft Office and SharePoint technologies, Windows® Phone and Microsoft Application Platform products to:
Increase employee access to SAP data from the desktop and mobile devices
Improve worker productivity by reducing data re-entry and easily automating un-structured business processes
Reduce IT costs by enabling reuse of existing Microsoft software licenses and reduced user training costs

Cloud Based Services
Capgemini recently entered into a partnership with Microsoft to help companies on their journey to the cloud, and specifically to accelerate the adoption of the Business Online Productivity Suite (BPOS) and the Microsoft Azure PaaS (Platform as a Service). By partnering with Microsoft Capgemini allows companies to make the journey to the cloud on their own their own terms.

Applications Lifecycle Services
With a dedicated global service line to Application Lifecycle Services, Capgemini provides support for applications lifecycle assessment and management of the Microsoft ecosystem. This includes legacy application migration, mainframe migration and custom software development for the Microsoft Platform.

Business Information Management
As leader in Business Information Management, Capgemini uses the Microsoft tool set including SQL Server, Excel and SharePoint to assist companies in rationalizing and taking action on the information locked inside an enterprise.

With the introduction of Windows 7, Windows Azure and the broad new product suite Microsoft will bring to market, Capgemini delivers testing services to clients to ensure smooth migrations and minimize deployment timeframes.

“Capgemini is honored to receive this award from Microsoft” said Oliver Picard, Chief Sales Officer,
Capgemini. “As anindependent consultancy, Capgemini has a strong reputation for providing the right
solutions to a given client’s business problems. In many cases Microsoft’s solutions are integral to our clients’

About Capgemini
Capgemini, one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, enables its clients to transform and perform through technologies. Capgemini provides its clients with insights and capabilities that boost their freedom to achieve superior results through a unique way of working, the Collaborative Business Experience. The Group relies on its global delivery model called Rightshore®, which aims to get the right balance of the best talent from multiple locations, working as one team to create and deliver the optimum solution for clients. Present in more than 30 countries, Capgemini reported 2009 global revenues of EUR 8.4 billion (approximately USD $11.6 billion) and employs 90,000 people worldwide.
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About Sogeti Group
Sogeti is a leading provider of professional technology services, specializing in Application Management, Infrastructure Management, High-Tech Engineering and Testing. Working closely with its clients, Sogeti enables them to leverage technological innovation and achieve maximum results. Sogeti brings together more than 20,000 professionals in 15 countries and is present in over 200 locations in Europe, the US and India.
Sogeti is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cap Gemini S.A., listed on the Paris Stock Exchange.
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