SOURCE: 3n (National Notification Network)

December 03, 2007 11:00 ET

CGI Selects 3n to Ensure Reliable Message Delivery During Emergencies

Large IT Service Provider With Over 30 Years Experience Relies on 3n for Critical Communications

GLENDALE, CA--(Marketwire - December 3, 2007) - 3n (National Notification Network), the leading global mass notification system provider, today announced that CGI Group Inc. will enhance its emergency notification capabilities by deploying the 3n InstaCom™ system to automate emergency communications with its business units across the U.S. The 3n system will provide CGI with an efficient and reliable method for communicating with on-site employees as well as its geographically dispersed remote workforce. CGI identified several key criteria during its evaluation process, including a user-friendly application interface, intuitive system administration, efficient message delivery, and real-time reporting tools. After reviewing numerous solutions, CGI selected 3n as the mass notification provider that best satisfied its needs.

"The 3n solution provides both a best-in-class notification service and the flexibility to tailor it to our dynamic organization," said Rob Wiest, Director of Security for CGI's U.S. Operations. "Our employees are geographically dispersed; it is important that we have a timely and reliable way to communicate with them in an emergency. 3n's support of all of our contact devices not only improves the efficiency of communications during a crisis situation, but it provides CGI with valuable real-time reporting functions."

"CGI's selection of the 3n InstaCom system demonstrates its commitment to the well-being of employees," said Cinta Putra, CEO and co-founder of 3n. "CGI's use of the 3n system will ensure that in a regional or worldwide emergency, CGI will be able to keep in close communication with its employees to help ensure their safety as well as the continuation of business operations."

About 3n® (National Notification Network)

3n (National Notification Network) is the leading global provider of mass notification solutions to Global 2000 corporations, government agencies, healthcare systems, and educational institutions in more than 70 countries with the ability to communicate in more than 230 countries worldwide. 3n's innovative and powerful mass notification system is the most advanced, efficient and easy-to-use on the market today, enabling organizations to respond rapidly and effectively to crises and achieve considerable bottom-line savings in routine and emergency situations. For more information about 3n, log on to or call toll-free at 1-888-366-4911.

About CGI

Founded in 1976, CGI Group Inc. is one of the largest independent information technology and business process services firms in the world. CGI and its affiliated companies employ approximately 26,000 professionals. CGI provides end-to-end IT and business process services to clients worldwide from offices in Canada, the United States, Europe, Asia Pacific as well as from centers of excellence in North America, Europe and India. CGI's annual revenue run rate stands at CDN$3.7 billion and at June 30th, 2007, CGI's order backlog was CDN$12.4 billion. CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB) and are included in the S&P/TSX Composite Index as well as the S&P/TSX Capped Information Technology and MidCap Indices. Website:

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