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Capgemini is awarded three framework agreements with the German Federal Revenue Administration’s Data Processing and Information Technology Center* (Zentrum für Informationsverarbeitung und Informationstechnik, ZIVIT)

19 Nov 2013

Each framework agreement is concluded for a period of three years. They cover services of architecture consulting, Java and Oracle-based technology software development and Business Intelligence technology software development.

The architecture consulting framework agreement has been awarded exclusively to Capgemini and its partner CONET**. This is the first time that ZIVIT has awarded its architecture consulting to an external service provider. With a scale of approximately 140 man-months, the agreement includes both the design of modern application architectures that support the IT strategy and the management of the IT enterprise architecture.

The two software development contracts consist of a total of up to 4,700 man-months and supersede the previous two contracts signed in 2009 by Capgemini Germany. These contracts give ZIVIT significant support in the development and maintenance of customers’ administrative processes.

In Capgemini we have a reliable partner at our side who places a high priority on us as a customer,” says Gert Burkhart, Head of Unit II 3 Tax Procedures in ZIVIT. “I am delighted that Capgemini´s commitment continues with these new framework agreements. The team contributes a high level of expertise to our joint IT projects and pays close attention to understanding our partnership. For me, this ensures the continuation of our successful cooperation.”

Capgemini has been a service provider to ZIVIT since the end of 2009. Through a number of different framework contracts Capgemini is a partner to ZIVIT in the design and implementation of tax procedures, in customs duty applications and research systems, and in business intelligence solutions.

“The new framework agreements deepen our strong and successful partnership with ZIVIT,” says Ulrich Bonfig, Head of Client Services for Federal and State Revenue Administrations, Public Sector at Capgemini. “Thanks to the newly awarded contracts we look forward to helping ZIVIT and the Federal Revenue Administration become more efficient in the design of their IT-landscape and in managing current and future challenges.”

*About the Center for Information Processing and Information Technology (Zentrum für Informationsverarbeitung und Informationstechnik, ZIVIT):
Since early 2006 ZIVIT has supported both the Federal Ministry of Finance and its business and other authorities with a variety of IT services. ZIVIT has offices in Berlin, Bonn, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hannover, Karlsruhe and Stuttgart. Up to 1.400 employees, including 510 in software development and 520 in IT operations and IT services, oversee about 250 specialized procedures and maintain approximately 3,000 servers. The Service Desk is available to customers around the clock, seven days a week. ZIVIT’s core competencies include the provision of a nationwide IT infrastructure, the processing of sensitive mass data, the 24/7 operation of central administrative procedures, the development of software for the federal administration, related services and consulting services. More information can be found at

About Capgemini
With more than 130,000 people in 44 countries, Capgemini is one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services. The Group reported 2012 global revenues of EUR 10.3 billion. Together with its clients, Capgemini creates and delivers business and technology solutions that fit their needs and drive the results they want. A deeply multicultural organization, Capgemini has developed its own way of working, the Collaborative Business Experience™, and draws on Rightshore®, its worldwide delivery model. Learn more about us at

Rightshore® is a trademark belonging to Capgemini * One man-day in Europe equals 8 hours. One man-month equals 20 man days
** Conet Group is one of Germany’s leading Hybrid IT Solution Providers, pooling the IT expertise and services portfolio of specialized affiliate companies in Germany, Austria, Hungary, Greece and Switzerland.