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Sweden/USA, April 30, 2007 – Sogeti Group, a member of the Capgemini Group, has been named winner of the “Overall Technical Excellence in an IBM Business Partner” award in the annual IBM PartnerWorld Beacon Awards competition, recognizing IBM Business Partners for their ingenuity, innovation, customer satisfaction and outstanding achievements in providing on demand business solutions.
Sogeti is a leader in system integration developing new offerings and skills that represent the entire IBM product portfolio. Sogeti’s implementation of innovative business solutions and strategic marketing, demonstrate leadership and technical excellence in providing customers with the best IBM solutions available.

In 2006, Sogeti opened three centers of excellence featuring SOA in Spain, Sweden and the United States, trained more than 500 consultants; hosted more than 25 seminars featuring Rational offerings in Europe and the United States with more than 500 clients attending; and opened testing centers in Sweden and the US using Rational technology. The company also opened two mainframe academies in France and Belgium with the full support of IBM, to expand the life of the mainframe in large accounts. This made Sogeti the only large system integrator to invest in this arena in the last few years.

Judges remarked that Sogeti Group “has establish a powerful supporting infrastructure in the centers of excellence, academies, and testing centers as part of their deep commitment to skills, quality and client satisfaction.”

"Recognized by the Beacon Awards, Sogeti Group has worked closely with IBM and its Business Partners to provide clients with innovative solutions that solve real business issues," said Ravi Marwaha, general manager, IBM Global Business Partners. "The Sogeti Group has set the standard for business excellence by delivering unique solutions as well as high customer satisfaction."

“We are honored to receive this prestigious award and to further advance Sogeti’s strong alliance relationship with IBM worldwide,” said Luc-François Salvador, Chairman of the Sogeti Group. “Sogeti and IBM have a rich tradition of working in collaboration to provide innovative solutions to our mutual clients. We are excited about continuing to work together to help our clients achieve their strategic business objectives.”


About IBM PartnerWorld Beacon Awards:
Nearly 662 nominations were judged by a team of leading industry journalists, analysts, and IBM executives, who selected winner and finalists in 38 award categories. These IBM Business Partners will be honored during the IBM PartnerWorld 2007 Conference in St. Louis, April 29 -May 2. For more information about the IBM PartnerWorld Beacon Awards please visit http://www-.ibm.com/partnerworld/pwhome.nsf/weblook/pw2007_awards.html.

About the Sogeti Group
The Sogeti Group specializes in local professional IT services. Geographically located close to the local technical decision-makers of large companies, we offer our clients a full range of technological IT knowledge and expertise. The Sogeti Group, with headquarters in Paris, France, employs about 17,000 consultants in thirteen countries – France, Benelux, Denmark, Germany, India, Ireland, Spain, Switzerland, Sweden, UK and the US. The companies within the Group are wholly owned subsidiaries of Cap Gemini S.A., listed on the Paris Stock Exchange. For more information, please visit www.sogeti.com or www.sogeti.se.



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