Ottawa, ON April 10, 2018 – Calian Group Ltd. (TSX: CGY) is pleased to announce it has been awarded new IT and cyber security service agreements with Shared Services Canada, Canada Revenue Agency and Public Services and Procurement Canada.
These contracts awarded recently have terms of up to four years and an aggregate value of approximately $11 million.
Under the contracts Calian IT and Professional Services’ (ITPS) cyber professionals will provide services to develop and implement cyber strategies, standards and guidelines, and deliver threat and impact assessments. Calian will also deliver IT services in the areas of business transformation, IT architecture, SAP, IT systems and security services, as well as standards and policies.
“These contracts demonstrate the value of Calian’s IT and cyber capabilities to agencies across government,” said Sandra Cote, Vice President, Calian ITPS. “Our IT services output remains very strong and we are seeing increased demand for our full-service cyber practice as organizations recognize a need to be prepared for and respond to the next cyber attack or breach.”
“Customer diversification is part of our Four Pillar Growth Strategy. It is exciting to see the ITPS team bringing its expertise and extensive knowledge of government operations to new federal and municipal government customers,” added Jerry Johnston, acting President, BTS Division.
In addition to this contract, Calian ITPS’ recent partnership with PerfectMind, creators of the innovative membership management, activity registration and facility-booking platform, continues to yield business in the municipal market. Calian's expertise in professional IT services and experience with complex IT initiatives provides scalability for PerfectMind's fast-growing client base and ensures successful and timely delivery of each project.
PerfectMind has so far launched 10 new projects in fiscal 2018 and Calian’s IT professionals are now engaged in or supporting the delivery of more than 30 PerfectMind projects.