Logica Announces Alecta to Renew Outsourcing Contract
Logica, now part of CGI, (NYSE: GIB) is pleased to announce that Alecta has chosen to renew its outsourcing contract. The agreement will provide Alecta with cost efficient infrastructure services and, at the same time, support Alecta's ongoing IT development. The agreement is for five years with an option for a two-year extension, amounting to a value of 400 million SEK (approx. C$60.6 million).For over ten years, CGI has been responsible for the operations and development of Alecta's IT environment within the area in which the company's insurance services and products are managed. The new agreement is for a complete outsourcing solution, including mainframe, server operations, application management, service desk, communication, and management of workplaces. Also included in the agreement are application management services and a number of logistic services such as print, scanning, archiving and electronic identification.Alecta manages occupational pensions, handling approximately 509 billion SEK on behalf of 2 million private and 33,000 pension clients. "To stay competitive in our business, we want to make sure our IT partner offers flexibility to support our development, and be cost effective," said Mikael K.