Whether it's in your school, your town, your state, or your favorite charity, SunGard Public Sector & Education thrives on bureaucracy. The company provides enterprise resource planning (ERP) and administrative software for public-sector organizations ranging from utility companies and schools to public safety departments and government agencies. Its applications include tools for state and local governments, law enforcement agencies, and utility companies. The company also offers consulting and other IT services. SunGard Public Sector & Education, a unit of financial services software maker
SunGard Data Systems
, does business primarily in the US. It generates about 5% of its parent's revenue.
SunGard Public Sector & Education reported 2013 revenue of $210 million, up 3% from 2012. The improved results were driven in part by the market's acceptance of the company's new public sector offerings, which helped the division add 32 new customers in 2013.
The company's growth has been primarily organic, propelled by a focus on innovative products. Its ONESolution is an ERP suite geared toward its largest customer segment, local governments. SunGard Public Sector & Education also continues to focus on its cloud-based product offering, Horizon.