Wipro Wins Infrastructure Deal from Australia-based Oil and Gas Company, Woodside
Bangalore, India and East Brunswick, New Jersey, USA - December 1, 2016: Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting, and business process services company, today announced that it has been awarded a three-year IT infrastructure services and digital transformation contract by Woodside. Woodside is an Australian oil and gas company with a global presence, and is recognised for its world-class capabilities as an explorer, a developer, a producer and supplier.
Leveraging its ServiceNXT platform, Wipro will provide Managed Services for IT Infrastructure across Woodside's global portfolio, with a focus on the larger sites of Perth and Karratha in Australia. The engagement includes delivering infrastructure services to offshore maritime facilities and potential exploration sites.
Backed by deep domain experience in Oil & Gas, Wipro will also support Woodside with the digital transformation of its upstream operations.
Manoj Nagpaul, Chief Sales and Operations Officer, Asia-Pacific & Japan, Wipro Ltd. said, "We are delighted to work with Woodside in Australia. We have been in Australia for almost 15 years now and are a trusted provider to leading Australian companies in their pursuit of agility, efficiency and digitisation. This win is a realisation of our strategy of investing in major resource basins globally with a view to be closer to our clients and combining it with our extensive oil and gas experience, strong IT infrastructure services & Digital transformation capability and leadership position in Australian market."
Anand Padmanabhan, President - Energy, Natural Resources and Utilities & Construction SBU, Wipro Ltd. said, "We are excited about our deal with Woodside and are confident that our functional excellence and industry expertise along with our digital transformation capabilities will successfully support Woodside's business objectives. We look forward to building this relationship and co-innovating with Woodside."
Having worked with customers in Australia starting 2002, Wipro, today has a presence in all major Australian cities - Sydney, Melbourne, Newcastle, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane and Canberra. The company works with 55+ customers across diverse industry sectors such as Banking, Insurance, Mining, Telecom, Energy, Government, Retail and Consumer Packaged Goods in Australia.
About Wipro Limited
Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO) is a leading information technology, consulting and business process services company that delivers solutions to enable its clients do business better. Wipro delivers winning business outcomes through its deep industry experience and a 360 degree view of "Business through Technology." By combining digital strategy, customer centric design, advanced analytics and product engineering approach, Wipro helps its clients create successful and adaptive businesses. A company recognized globally for its comprehensive portfolio of services, strong commitment to sustainability and good corporate citizenship, Wipro has a dedicated workforce of over 170,000, serving clients across 6 continents. For more information, please visit www.wipro.com
Woodside is Australia's largest independent oil and gas company with a global presence, recognised for its world-class capabilities - as an explorer, a developer, a producer and a supplier. The company's assets are renowned for their safety, reliability and efficiency, and Woodside is Australia's most experienced liquefied natural gas (LNG) operator.
Woodside's producing assets in Australia include the landmark North West Shelf (NWS) Project, which has been operating since 1984. In 2012, the company commenced production from the Pluto LNG Plant. The company's global exploration portfolio includes emerging and frontier provinces in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, the Atlantic Margins, Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America. Woodside has significant equity interests in high-quality development opportunities in Australia (Browse), Canada (Kitimat) and Myanmar. Woodside believes that technology and innovation are essential to bringing down costs and unlocking future growth. Today, it is pioneering remote support and the application of artificial intelligence and advanced analytics in its operations. For more information visit www.woodside.com.au
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