Early mover advantage to help Wipro extend leadership on Oracle application stack
Bangalore, India - September 24, 2010:
Wipro Technologies the global Consulting, System Integration and Outsourcing business of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT), and Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) today announced the launch of joint development initiative on next generation Oracle Fusion Applications.
Wipro is one of the select partners handpicked by Oracle Product Development to be involved in this joint development program. Wipro has made significant investments around Oracle Fusion Applications which include
- Embedded Product Development and Strategy Initiatives – focused on gaining deep hands-on product knowledge and expertise by working directly with Oracle Fusion Applications Product Development
- In-depth Structured Product Training – including Functional Business Applications and Technical Foundation Architecture training focused on application co-existence, integration, customization, and deployment best practices.
The investments go a long way in extending Wipro’s leadership on the Oracle Applications stack. It uniquely positions Wipro to engage and deliver successful Oracle Fusion Applications implementations, be it standalone, upgrade, or co-existence with Oracle Applications Unlimited solutions.
This solution will benefit customers on diverse set of applications portfolio, including Oracle Applications Unlimited products (e.g. Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle PeopleSoft, and Oracle CRM), with an automated data migration and synchronization with Oracle Fusion Applications and hence be able to execute end to end business processes with embedded Industry best practices.
“Wipro, as a co-development SI partner has demonstrated the highest levels of functional application domain and technological architecture expertise and has gained the deepest embedded exposure to Oracle Fusion Applications prior to its release” said Steve Miranda, Designation Oracle Corp, “Wipro is uniquely positioned to participate in Oracle Fusion Applications early adoption client engagements, including delivering co-existence and upgradeable service offerings, and best practices implementations.”
“Wipro has been at the forefront of technology innovation and has made significant investments in Oracle Fusion Applications that help customers reduce adoption effort, lower costs and speed-up time to market.” said Arup Ratan Chakraborti, Global Head Oracle alliance, WIPRO “I am pleased with how Oracle Fusion Applications are shaping up and are sure to offer considerable value to clients”
Wipro Technologies, a division of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT) is the first PCMM Level 5 and SEI CMM Level 5 certified global IT services organization. Wipro Technologies was recently assessed at Level 5 for CMMI V 1.2 across offshore and onsite development centers. Wipro is one of the largest product engineering and support service providers worldwide. Wipro provides comprehensive research and development services, IT solutions and services, including systems integration, information systems outsourcing, package implementation, software application management, and datacenter managed services to corporations globally. In the Indian market, Wipro is a leader in providing IT solutions and services for the corporate segment in India, offering system integration, network integration, software solutions and IT services.
Wipro also has a strong presence in niche market segments of consumer products and lighting. In the Asia-Pacific and Middle East markets, Wipro provides IT solutions and services for global corporations. Wipro's ADS' are listed on the New York Stock Exchange, and its equity shares are listed in India on the Stock Exchange - Mumbai, and the National Stock Exchange.
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