CGI wins contract from Sweden’s Alecta

CGI, an independent IT and business process services company, has won an outsourcing contract from Alecta, a Swedish insurer. The contract calls for CGI to modernize Alecta’s IT environment, including its infrastructure services. The estimated value of the five-year agreement is SEK315m (USD35m) and carries an option to renew for another two years. The agreement also covers management, IT support, and a number of communications, security and logistics services. CGI said it will deliver new technology including a cloud-based self-service portal, and improved service-level agreement management. CGI has three offices in the Philippines.