IT major helps create global model for the roll-out which cuts across all business functions across the enterprise
Bangalore, India - September 13, 2010:
Wipro Technologies, the global Consulting, System Integration and Outsourcing business of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT), today announced that it has been chosen as a strategic partner for completing the implementation of Oracle JDEdwards Enterprise One 9.0 for Groupo Arcor, the world’s leading candy manufacturers and one of the largest companies in Latin America.
The program called ‘Antares Program’ spans over a period of 4 years and is planned to incorporate a global & unique business process model in one single instance across all geographies & businesses of Arcor. Groupo Arcor was earlier running their business in multiple instances of Oracle JDEdwards comprised of various modules of Oracle JDEdwards across finance, manufacturing and costing.
“This implementation has boosted Arcor’s ability to realign to a more standard system , reduce customization by 70% and most importantly, consolidate the prevailing multiple instances of Oracle JD Edwards into a single Oracle JDEdwards Enterprise One 9.0 and thereby save on maintenance and TCO costs” said Oscar Botto, CIO, Arcor S.A.I.C.
“This implementation marks a significant milestone for Wipro Technologies as not only do we play the role of the implementation partner, but also assist Arcor as a strategic partner in their 4-year IT transformation journey,” said Sangita Singh, Senior Vice-President, Enterprise Applications Services, Wipro Technologies
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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