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DXC extends Microsoft support with deals in the UK and Australia
Ambitions by the channel player to be the largest independent Microsoft Dynamics operator get a shot in the arm with a double acquisition
DXC Technology has made a double acquisition to give its claim to be a truly global IT services player much more depth.
In the UK the firm picked up eBECS, which with its Microsoft gold partner status will provide its new owners with a chance to increase its Dynamics 365 coverage.
The firm also struck a deal for Australian-based Sable37 with a view to giving it the same muscle down under.
Both firms will be combined into the DXC Eclipse operation delivering support for Dynamics 365 cloud customers.
DXC is already familiar with eBECS as it was operating as its main channel delivery partner getting Microsoft Dynamics into the UK.
“The acquisitions of eBECS and Sable37 will enhance our ability to address client needs and add significant value to DXC’s Eclipse global business. It allows DXC to expand and enhance its cloud-first business with software, services, systems integration and cloud offerings - particularly in financial services, retail, manufacturing and public sector verticals,” said Troy Richardson, senior vice president and general manager, Enterprise and Cloud Applications, DXC Technology.
The deals got the thumbs up from Microsoft, with Hayden Stafford, vice president, worldwide business applications at the vendor, commenting that it welcomed the depth of support that DXC could offer globally.
Kevin Hall, CEO at eBECS, said it made sense to get involved with a firm also determined to grow on the back of specialising with Microsoft.
“DXC’s maturity as a global systems integrator and respected Microsoft partner is an ideal fit for eBECS. Being part of DXC means having the strength and certainty of a long-term business partner with the global infrastructure, high-calibre resources and experience to allow us to truly lead our customers on their digital transformation journeys," he said.