ANS has acquired the UK operation of Canadian publicly listed consultancy Alithya.
The Manchester-based firm said it has been working with Alithya for several years, but has now bought the UK portion of the Microsoft partner to boost its digital services credentials.
ANS says that Alithya is one of the UK's leading Dynamics partners, adding that the deal will bring 15 Dynamics experts into the ANS workforce.
CEO Paul Shannon (pictured) said: "We are delighted to be welcoming Adam Spurr (Alithya's UK MD) and the rest of the UK team to ANS.
"We believe the two organisations are a perfect fit across many areas including culture, customer centricity and technology expertise, to name a few.
"We sought references from several organisations and the feedback was overwhelmingly excellent, making us extremely excited to integrate the team into ANS and start delivering some incredible projects together."
ANS has recently gone through a radical transformation, moving away from reselling and focusing on providing cloud services, from which it now drives all of its revenue.
Shannon and CTO Andy Barrow talked delegates through the transition at CRN's Channel Conference MSP event in London yesterday.
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