Bangalore, India - December 21, 2010: Wipro Technologies, the Global Consulting, System Integration and Outsourcing Business of Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT), today announced that it has been awarded the ‘2010 Outstanding Corporate Award' for contribution to the Embedded systems and Very-Large-Scale Integration (VLSI) industry segment. The '2010 Leadership Awards for the Embedded/VLSI Industry' are administered by Mentor Graphics, and SiliconIndia. Wipro is a recognized leader in the Product Engineering Services area and has been recognized for its commitment towards delivering high-value engineering solutions that help customers to accelerate time to revenue by building the right products that suit the end users. Wipro is the world’s largest third party R&D services provider, according to a 2009 report by an independent research firm, Zinnov Management Consulting.
In the VLSI design area, Wipro works on leading edge technologies to deliver end-to-end chip design services for semiconductor companies. The Product Engineering group at Wipro also serves system companies in multiple industry verticals. Wipro has developed a collaborative eco-system of partners over the last two decades to offer turnkey solutions to customers.
Wipro’s product compliance and certification lab – ‘Tarang’ has world class facilities that help test products in aerospace, automotive, computing, consumer electronics, industrial automation, medical electronics and telecommunication industries. It is a one-stop-shop offering consultancy and pre-compliance testing in the areas of EMI/ EMC, Mechanical, Thermal, Acoustic, Safety and Reliability. Wipro also offers product certification enabling services across geographies. This is a NABL (ISO/ IEC 17025) accredited facility.
“Wipro Technologies has been the biggest driver and motivator to most of the R&D services companies in India and across the globe. With this award it will be one more stepping stone for Wipro in the endeavor to become the largest R&D services company in the world. We salute Wipro on this significant achievement and outstanding contribution to India VLSI and Embedded Industry,” said Dr Walden C. Rhines, Mentor Graphics CEO and Chairman of the board.
Ayan Mukerji, Senior Vice President and Global Head, Product Engineering Services, Wipro Technologies, said, “We are elated by this recognition of our achievements in the Product Engineering space. This award is a strong testimony of our capability and position in the VLSI/embedded design industry and our efforts to accelerate the product life cycle, reduce product and compliance failures; and build smaller, faster and power-efficient chips. We will continue to partner with our customers to deliver industry leading solutions in embedded design as well as address their product marketing and next generation product development needs, and enable them to optimally leverage technology and become more competitive.”
The SiliconIndia Mentor Graphics Leadership Awards for the Embedded/VLSI industry are the first annual industry awards instituted for the VLSI/Embedded sector.
The winners of these awards were chosen jury panel consisting of eminent industry leaders such as Guru Ganeshan, Managing Director, ARM-India Operations; Vivek Sharma, Vice-President Asia Pacific & India Operation Director, India Research Centers, STMicroelectronics; Srini Rajam, Chairman and CEO, Ittiam Systems; Dr. Satyanarayan Gupta, CEO, Concept2Silicon Systems; Pravin Desale, Vice President, Milpitas CA (Storage Components Division), LSI; Santhanakrishnan Raman, Managing Director, LSI India R&D and Rajiv Kapur, Managing Director, Broadcom India.
About 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 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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