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CGI to sponsor the 2014 OpenText Innovation Tour

Sponsorship reflects strong 10+ year partnership with OpenText

MONTREAL, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 03/11/14 -- CGI (TSX: GIB.A) (NYSE: GIB) is proud to be a global sponsor of the 2014 OpenText Innovation Tour, which is bringing to cities worldwide strategic insight on technology innovation and the future of information in the enterprise.

CGI has been a partner of OpenText for more than 10 years and is currently a premier-level global partner with more than 1,500 professionals in its Global Enterprise Information Management practice.

"OpenText and CGI benefit from a highly collaborative and productive partnership," said Brian Cann, CGI's vice-president, global partners and alliances. "Together, we focus on building unique business solutions and delivering high-quality services that drive innovation and business growth for our clients. We're excited to be a global sponsor of this year's OpenText Innovation Tour."

As Premier Certified Partner with OpenText, CGI is able to offer its clients numerous advantages, including the following:


--  Dedicated centers of excellence in multiple countries that provide
    clients close proximity and access to OpenText expertise. CGI's world-
    class delivery standards are backed by an ISO-certified quality
    framework.

--  Delivery centers in Canada, the UK, France, Sweden, Norway, the
    Netherlands, Portugal and Spain, with a successful track record of 100+
    OpenText solution implementations.

--  Regulatory compliance solutions that represent the best in business and
    IT consulting, regulatory expertise, and enterprise information
    management.


In 2013, CGI received the EMEA(i) Partner of the Year award at OpenText Enterprise World event. This award, combined with awards received in previous years, demonstrates the breadth and depth of CGI's OpenText expertise and capabilities. CGI places a strong emphasis on training, delivery and service excellence in working with OpenText, as well as deep customer and domain knowledge.

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"As one of our important global partners, CGI is helping OpenText take our innovations to the marketplace," said Piyush Patel, VP Worldwide Partner Strategy and Marketing at OpenText. "Our partnership enables us to better serve our customers and to extend the reach of our market-leading Enterprise Information Management solutions."

The 2014 OpenText Innovation Tour is taking place in many locations globally, including India, Singapore, Australia, the UK, France, Germany, Sweden, The Netherlands, the U.S., Canada and Brazil, and continues until the end of May, 2014. For more information, visit https://www.opentext.com/campaigns/innovation-tour.htm.

About CGI

Founded in 1976, CGI Group Inc. is the fifth largest independent information technology and business process services firm in the world. Approximately 68,000 professionals serve thousands of global clients from offices and delivery centers across the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific, leveraging a comprehensive portfolio of services including high-end business and IT consulting, systems integration, application development and maintenance, infrastructure management as well as a wide range of proprietary solutions. With annualized revenue in excess of C$10 billion and an order backlog exceeding C$19 billion, CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB). Website: www.cgi.com.

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