IBM is the preeminent global technology and consulting company, partnering with Microsoft for more than 15 years to provide customers with innovative offerings through deep industry and business expertise. As a Microsoft strategic partner, IBM collaborates with Microsoft to bring our customers differentiated, jointly developed solutions. IBM ties industry expertise with design thinking, cognitive capabilities, cloud solutions, business strategy and program governance experience to provide best-in-class solutions to help clients outthink competition and reinvent business.
To enhance our capability in providing Microsoft solutions to the Public Sector, IBM acquired Optevia in March 2016. Optevia, a Software as a Service (SaaS) provider and systems integrator, specializes in Microsoft Dynamics CRM solutions for public sector organizations. Now integrated into IBM, we are able to offer our clients across UK Emergency Services, Central Government, Local Government, Health Authorities and Housing and Social Enterprises, access to unique differentiated code-based assets and a highly skilled, industry-focused team.