CSC Makes Strategic Investment in eBECS, Adding a UK Leader to CSC’s Global Microsoft Practice
News Release -- November 07, 2016
New strategic affiliation with eBECS strengthens CSC’s position as one of the world’s leading Microsoft Business Solutions global integrators
TYSONS, Va., Nov. 7, 2016--CSC (NYSE: CSC), a global leader in next-generation IT services and solutions, today announced a partnership with eBECS Ltd., the 2016 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for the United Kingdom.
The two companies have entered into a strategic affiliation arrangement in which eBECS will be CSC’s Channel Delivery Partner for Microsoft Dynamics Business Solutions within the United Kingdom, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and other areas of EMEA and North America. As part of the agreement, eBECS will be licensed as an exclusive delivery partner for UXC Eclipse, the global Microsoft practice for CSC as well as 2016 Microsoft Dynamics Reseller of the Year in Asia Pacific.
The agreement includes a CSC investment in eBECS. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
UXC Eclipse and eBECS are both focused on delivering end-to-end business management solutions based on Microsoft technologies, including Microsoft Dynamics 365, and its range of business solutions delivered on premise or in the cloud. Together, the depth of consulting skills and Microsoft Business Solutions experience will extend the reach of the CSC’s Microsoft practice across the United Kingdom, the Middle East, and nearby markets.
“We look forward to establishing this strong partnership with the eBECS team,” said Jim Smith, executive vice president and general manager, Global Business Services, CSC. “As a CSC Strategic Affiliate, eBECS will expand our leading Microsoft practice, giving us the local depth and global reach to service Microsoft centric projects and our clients world-wide.”
Sam Sammour, chairman, eBECS, stated, “This is a truly exciting time for our customers, our team of professionals, and the Microsoft community. CSC’s culture, client-centric approach and maturity as a Microsoft Dynamics partner makes CSC an ideal fit for eBECS.”
Kevin Hall, chief executive officer, eBECS, added, “Our customers will have the certainty of a long-term business partner with the skills, experience and infrastructure to deliver a new era in customer service to the Microsoft ecosystem. Our partnership with CSC also extends our ability to offer our services world-wide as true Global Systems Integrators.”
Frank Holland, CVP, Microsoft Business Solutions Sales & Partners said, “eBECS is an example of how Dynamics partners can diversify and scale to deliver customer value across all parts of the Microsoft Intelligent Cloud. This announcement cements CSC, UXC Eclipse and eBECS position as one of the largest and most influential alliances of Microsoft Business Solutions integrators in the world.”
UXC Eclipse is among the top one percent of Microsoft Dynamics Gold Partners internationally. With 600 employees across 14 offices in Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Canada and the United States, UXC Eclipse’s service offerings include applications consulting and project management, applications development, corporate performance management, business process management, business analytics and cloud solutions.
With headquarters in England, eBECS has operations across the United Kingdom, North America, Jordan and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. For more information on eBECS, go to: www.ebecs.com.
About eBECS Ltd
eBECS is a specialist in total Microsoft Business Solutions. eBECS delivers award-winning, cloud-driven solutions globally for customers in Manufacturing, Distribution, Retail, Services, Not-for-profit and other related sectors.
Tailored to industry and business needs, eBECS’ solutions comprise Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Enterprise Mobility, Field Service, Data Analytics, Business Intelligence (BI), the Internet of Things (IoT), Microsoft Azure (Cloud) and Managed Services.
Each Microsoft solution delivers a digital transformation that is designed to boost business performance and productivity, and day-to-day business data is brought to life by embedded Power BI. This enables eBECS’s customers to streamline and integrate processes, improve customer service, maximise sales, minimise waste, simplify the supply chain and manage customer demands efficiently. eBECS is a global company with a personal touch and takes enormous pride in its large referenceable client base. Visit eBECS at www.ebecs.com.
About UXC Eclipse, a CSC Company
UXC Eclipse, a CSC Company, is a leading provider of intelligent business solutions to the enterprise and mid-market and is in the top 1 percent of Microsoft Dynamics Gold Partners internationally. Established in 1991, UXC Eclipse’s success has been built by providing the highest levels of service and offering a choice of solutions built on the Microsoft platform. UXC Eclipse is renowned for a service culture that delivers a customer retention rate of over 98 percent annually for Microsoft Dynamics customers.
The preferred implementation partner for integrated business solutions, UXC Eclipse’s service offerings include applications consulting and project management, applications development, corporate performance management, business process management, business analytics and cloud solutions.
UXC Eclipse also delivers industry-specific solutions on the Microsoft platform to meet business transformation requirements in Retail, Manufacturing, Asset Management, Wholesale and Distribution and Banking. Visit Eclipse at www.uxceclipse.com.
CSC (NYSE: CSC) leads clients on their digital transformation journeys. The company provides innovative next-generation technology services and solutions that leverage deep industry expertise, global scale, technology independence and an extensive partner community. CSC serves leading commercial and international public sector organizations throughout the world. CSC is a Fortune 500 company and ranked among the best corporate citizens. For more information, visit the company's website at www.csc.com.
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