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Capgemini Government Solutions Awarded EAGLE II Contract for Department of Homeland Security from the United States Federal Government

Capgemini Government Solutions LLC, a member of the Capgemini Group, one of the world’s leading providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, today announced that it is one of six large business awardees for Functional Category 3 – Independent Test, Validation, Verification, and Evaluation within the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Enterprise Acquisition Gateway for Leading Edge Solutions II (EAGLE II) contract vehicle. EAGLE II is a seven-year, Indefinite-Delivery, Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ) multiple-award contract vehicle to provide information technology solutions through performance of a wide range of support services for the United States federal government.

Capgemini Government Solutions will compete for task orders to provide independent test, validation, verification, and evaluation solutions to validate that all IT products and services meet DHS standards. Capgemini Government Solutions will also compete to provide best practices, technologies, tools, and support for quality and operational assessments, integration testing and system test and evaluation – including security certification and accreditation – for IT systems. Other services may include the monitoring and evaluation of projects through activities such as assessments, process and procedure audits, project and performance management, and systems analysis and design. Capgemini’s value proposition for IV&V services places emphasis on enterprise value and return on investment.

Capgemini's approach to Independent Verifcation & Validation delivery begins early in the lifecycle of the acquisition and remains throughout the lifecycle of the program to enhance overall delivery quality, significantly reduce risk, and facilitate more efficient and effective use of government resources.

We are very pleased DHS has chosen to work with Capgemini to support their mission’s IT programs,” said Douglas Charles, chief executive officer, Capgemini Government Solutions, LLC. “The depth and breadth of Capgemini’s Eagle II leadership team, combined with our experience across the IT services landscape, establishes a solid foundation for success. We look forward to building on our long-standing relationship with DHS in support of their mission.”

About Capgemini

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 (approximately $13.5 billion USD). 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 ExperienceTM, and draws on Rightshore ®, its worldwide delivery model.

Learn more about us at www.us.capgemini.com.

Rightshore® is a trademark belonging to Capgemini

About Capgemini Government Solutions

Capgemini Government Solutions is committed to working with government clients to support them in their strategic, tactical and transformation initiatives. Capgemini helps organizations create sustainable value by employing innovative business process improvement strategies and applied solutions that utilize a unique method of engagement: the Collaborative Business Experience (CBE). By providing public and private sector experience, best practices, and proven tools and methodologies tailored for the U.S. government’s unique requirements, we help clients build knowledge and capabilities as we work together to drive transformation agendas. With a dedicated core team of professionals in Herndon, VA, Capgemini Government Solutions was formed in 2002 as an independent operating division of Capgemini to offer U.S. Government agencies deep transformation, consulting, and IT expertise.

More information is available at www.capgemini-gs.com.

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