Capgemini Signs Service Integration contract with Government of Catalonia in Spain

| Press release
Paris, Barcelona, February 14, 2013 – Capgemini España S.L., part of the Capgemini Group, one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, today announced that it has won a four year agreement with the “Centre for Telecommunications and Information Technology” of the Government of Catalonia for the provision of a new IT governance model.

This contract, for the Office of Governance Services Operations Management and Quality Office*, has been awarded to Capgemini for a maximum total amount of EUR 13.5 million for a duration of four years with an option of two years extension. Capgemini and “Generalitat de Catalunya” have a mutually beneficial relationship that has lasted for more than ten years in which Capgemini has developed a significant variety of systems integration projects.

Capgemini will be the service integrator for the Government of Catalonia, as the organization embarks on a project to enhance the role of IT in government and society by centralizing all departments to create efficiencies, improve public services and manage resources effectively providing a better, more transparent and user-friendly service to citizens. The objectives of this project are to ensure proper central coordination, management, quality and performance of the services provided by the Government. The contract consolidates Capgemini’s position as a leading global service integrator and builds on recent successes in North America and the United Kingdom.

The Government of Catalonia joins a growing list of clients benefitting from our broad service integration experience”, notes Francisco Bermúdez, Head of Infrastructure Services at Capgemini Spain. “We will bring that experience to bear to help Generalitat de Catalunya to achieve their strategic objectives. The key to implementing a successful IT strategy is a set of well integrated and managed services delivered as a single, unified, quality service”.

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With more than 120,000 people in 40 countries, Capgemini is one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services. The Group reported 2011 global revenues of EUR 9.7 billion. Together with its clients, Capgemini creates and delivers business and technology solutions that fit their needs and drive the results they want. A deeply multicultural organization, Capgemini has developed its own way of working, the Collaborative Business Experience™, and draws on Rightshore®, its worldwide delivery model.

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Capgemini has been a leading provider of Infrastructure Services globally for many years, with a long-standing reputation for collaboration and delivering on business-focused objectives. Capgemini is noted as one of the few global service providers to consider stand-alone service integration, without a contractual imperative to deliver additional service towers.

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