Bangalore, India - February 23, 2010:
Wipro Technologies, the global IT services business of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT), today announced that it has been certified by SAP AG as a global provider of application management services.
Wipro became an SAP certified provider of application management services following a stringent audit process of its ability to deliver application management services with high-quality service operations based on SAP® technology. Some of the areas covered by the audit include the following: application management maturity model, quality assurance, tools, training, industry vertical expertise and expertise with SAP solutions.
Wipro plans to use its FlexDelivery model and best practices related to application management services to provide value-added support to its customers. Wipro’s innovative FlexDelivery model for managing enterprise application landscape has been deployed by more than 50 customers to handle complexity and criticality of environments and business processes and variability in work volume typical in application maintenance and support engagements.
SAP’s certification of Wipro as a provider of application management services comes on the heels of Wipro being positioned as a “challenger” by a leading Industry analyst in a service provider evaluation of 20 SAP application outsourcing service providers.
"Wipro has been successfully certified as a global provider of application management services," said Michael H. Ressemann, global head of Outsourcing Services and Solution Delivery at SAP. "This confirms Wipro’s strong capabilities to provide professional application management services to SAP customers worldwide in support of SAP solutions.”
“We believe this latest certification highlights our commitment to driving business value for our customers,” said Arnab Chaudhury, Head – Application Management Services, Wipro Technologies. “Wipro has been at the forefront of innovation and made significant investments in automation of application outsourcing, thus driving predictable, scalable and cost-effective solutions. We believe this is validated by the success in delivering operational transformation programs to our clients,” he added.
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 profitable 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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