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."