Government department signs CGI for service integration

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Government department signs CGI for service integration

Karl Flinders

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has signed a desktop services and support contract with CGI, that will see it receive cloud-based services.

The service will support 1,800 employees and be delivered through CGI’s Secure Government Cloud Platform, which enables the use of both open source and proprietary operating systems.  

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Canadian IT and business process outsourcing company CGI acquired Anglo-Dutch Logica for £1.7bn last year.

CGI will be responsible for providing service integration, which includes IT integration, service desk and managed desktop services.

The DECC's CIO and digital leader, Jeremy Boss, said the organisation wants IT to be at forefront of the green agenda.

Helpdesk services will be provided through CGI’s shared services centre in South Wales. Hardware break-fix services will be delivered in partnership with SME supplier CC Engineering.

“DECC has a vital role to play in protecting the UK’s energy future and recognises it needs the IT infrastructure to enable its people to work effectively wherever they are,” said Paula Sussex, senior vice-president for UK public sector at CGI.


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