New design framework offers accelerated deployment, increased flexibility and efficiency
Bangalore, India - August 12, 2010:
Wipro Infotech, the India, Middle East and Africa, IT Business of Wipro Ltd and a leading provider of IT and business transformation services, today announced the launch of its FluidStateTM Data Centers targeted at small, medium and enterprise businesses. Based on its model-driven engineering framework for next-generation Data Centers called FluidState, the FluidStateTM Data Center from Wipro is essentially a predesigned, prefabricated Data Center which can be setup in less than a week - almost 10 times faster than a conventional Data Center.
FluidStateTMframework which stands for Flexible, Lean, Upgradable, Intelligent Data Center, standardized for accelerated deployment, has been successfully implemented in many of the Data Center projects undertaken by Wipro. With technology powered by Cisco, HP, Hitachi and EMC among others, the FluidStateTM Data Center offers a contemporary modular design, optimized for efficiency, cooling, power and space. Due to its modular design, the DC can be upgraded or downgraded without any downtime. FluidStateTM offers a greener Data Center in terms of a unified computing environment with 24x7 lights out operation, capacity on demand, 4 times higher density per rack, up to 40% lower cooling cost and reduced carbon footprint. The Data Center uses virtualization and highest density in its building blocks.
Commenting on the launch, Achuthan Nair, VP and Business Head, Professional Services Division, Wipro, India, Middle East and Africa, said: "Given the unprecedented growth in data and need for increased computing power in DCs, FluidState TM offers a simple solution whereby businesses can easily deploy Data Centers in the shortest possible time. We are excited and confident that this innovative, next-generation Data Center model will be the trend-setter in flexibility and adoption of green practices in Data Center design and operations in the days to come.”
Wipro FluidStateTM is available in four models, Nano, Standard, Enterprise and Enterprise Plus, and designed for deployment, both indoors and outdoors. Wipro solution offering includes Hosting, Consulting and design, implementation and integration, management and consolidation. Wipro also offers 24/7 support on all FluidStateTM equipment with capability for remote integration.
Wipro has implemented FluidStateTM Data Center for the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIMB). Wipro also services some of its own customers using the same FluidStateTM Data Center deployed in its premises.
About Wipro Infotech
Wipro Infotech, a division of the US $6 billion Wipro Limited, provides enterprise customers with high value Information Technology Products, Software Services, Solutions and Consulting Services in India and the Middle East. Headquartered at Bangalore, Wipro Infotech serves customers in India through a network of 22 offices and 170 service locations across the country. It also has regional offices across the Middle East serving the region.
About Wipro Ltd
Wipro Limited provides comprehensive IT solutions and services, including systems integration, information systems outsourcing, IT enabled services, package implementation, software application development and maintenance, and research and development services to corporations globally. Wipro Limited is the first PCMM Level 5 and SEI CMM Level 5 certified IT Services Company 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. In the Asia Pacific and Middle East markets, Wipro provides IT solutions and services for global corporations. Wipro also has profitable presence in niche market segments of consumer products and lighting. Wipro's ADSs 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. For more information, please visit our websites at www.wipro.com, www.wiprocorporate.com, and www.wipro.in
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