CGI and Dell to Jointly Offer Secure Cloud Solutions for Clients

By CIOReview | Thursday, November 13, 2014

MONTRÉAL,CA: Dell and CGI, the IT and business process services firm comes together for a joint initiative to offer services and solutions specifically tailored to improve enterprise efficiency, security and business processes. These offerings are the initial solutions of a planned multi-year relationship between the two companies focusing on solving critical technology challenges of today’s enterprise and public sector clients.

"In working with a technology leader like Dell, CGI adds value for our clients and increases the power of our own portfolio of end-to-end solutions," states Doug McCuaig, Executive Vice President, CGI.

Together, the companies aim to deliver new enterprise-grade, cloud-based business solutions for clients in finance, healthcare, government and manufacturing by designing and building comprehensive portfolio of solutions in selected areas. The areas selected are:

Managed Virtual Desktop Infrastructure: Designed to lower the cost of desktop environments for large organizations while improving access management and enabling multi-device, mobile workforces, this gives in the user’s hand the ability to securely access corporate data and applications from anywhere on any device delivered from CGI's secure cloud environments or from a client's data center.

Business analytics: The partnership will offer predictive analytics capabilities to unlock the value of data for organizations in finance, healthcare, government and manufacturing. It aims to offer clients a competitive advantage by enabling them to make more informed decisions and work more productively through a cloud-based delivery model.

Enterprise access management: This joint managed security solution is designed to considerably advance the ability of enterprises to provide access to large, variable-user populations while also protecting their assets and information.

"Dell is rapidly developing and working with world-class IT services providers like CGI to offer customers industry and application-specific IT solutions," says Cheryl Cook, Vice President and General Manager of Channel and Alliances, Dell. "This important relationship with CGI will help our joint customers in the finance, healthcare, government and manufacturing industries more quickly extract value from their IT investments, and deliver the outcomes required to grow their businesses."