Bangalore, India - September 9, 2011:
IT major, Wipro (NYSE:WIT) today announced that it has won the 2011 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year Award for India. Wipro was selected from among Microsoft's top partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.
"We take immense pride in being awarded the Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for India for two consecutive years. This award is a reflection of Wipro's deep capabilities on Microsoft Technology and our success in delivering innovative and high-value solutions to our customers." said Ashok Tripathy, Vice President and Business Head, Wipro Systems and Technologies & Infrastructure Availability Services, Wipro Infotech.
Awards were presented in multiple categories, with winners chosen from a set of more than 3,000 entrants, worldwide. Wipro Limited was recognized for providing outstanding solutions and services, as well as demonstrating excellent subsidiary engagement in India. The Microsoft Country Partner of the Year Award honors partners at the country level who have demonstrated business excellence in delivering Microsoft solutions to mutual customers over the past year. This award recognizes Wipro Limited as succeeding in effective engagement with their local Microsoft office while showcasing innovation, business impact, driving customer satisfaction, and winning new customers.
"We are pleased to recognize Wipro Limited of India as Microsoft's Country Partner of the Year," said Ramkumar Pichai, General Manager, Microsoft India. "Wipro Limited demonstrates a commitment to serving its customers, and our strong partnership is core to us winning together."
The Microsoft Partner Awards recognize Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions over the past year.
About Wipro Infotech
Wipro Infotech, a division of the US $7 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 website at www.wipro.com
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