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Bell, CGI, win $398m contract to consolidate government email

telecom | 06/25/2013 9:06 pm EDT

BCE Inc. division Bell Canada and an IT company won a $398-million contract to implement a single email system across the federal government, Shared Services Canada said. The federal government now uses 63 different email systems that will be replaced with the single system, Shared Services Canada said in a release Tuesday. The department was created in 2011 to streamline, consolidate and standardize IT services in government. Bell won the contract in partnership with CGI Information Systems and Management Consultants Inc., the release said. The system will be implemented by March 2015, and...