Atlanta, Georgia, USA - January 27, 2011:
Wipro Technologies, the Global Consulting, System Integration and Outsourcing business of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT), today announced the launch and inauguration of its Mobile Computing Lab at its Atlanta Strategic Delivery Center in the United States. This mobile computing lab will enhance the engagement between Wipro, the local Atlanta community, its customers and its developer partners.
Wipro’s Atlanta Strategic Delivery Center serves as a hub of near shore solutions for IT business outsourcing processes. Established in late 2009, the Center has grown to over 550 employees with at least 88% being local hires. Services provided from the Center include Enterprise Applications Services, Enterprise Security Solutions. Business Process Outsourcing, Business Intelligence and Information Management, Technology Infrastructure Services, and Testing Services for clients in a range of industries including IT, Telecom, Banking, Financial Services, Manufacturing, Healthcare and Retail.
The addition of the Mobile Computing Lab will enable Wipro to provide subject matter expertise and end-to-end mobile application lifecycle management - from development, validation, testing to deployment, on new and next generation devices. The lab will bring together leading mobile technologies that help US carriers plan and manage new releases. New mobile applications and devices are critical to enhance user experience and bolster the competitiveness of enterprises of all sizes.
“The launch of the Wipro Mobile Computing Lab represents a milestone in our effort to build a mobile ecosystem to drive the development and launch of mobile applications and next-generation devices,” said Sid Nair, Chief Sales and Operations Office – North America, Wipro Technologies. “It is also a demonstration of our commitment to the mobility market, and our commitment to the local Atlanta community,” he added.
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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