Joint Partnership Gives Customers Access to New Support, Services and Solutions
Bangalore, India - March 12, 2014:
Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT), a leading global information technology, consulting and outsourcing company and SGI (NASDAQ:SGI), the trusted leader in high performance computing and Big Data, today announced a strategic partnership to expand market presence in India. SGI has appointed Wipro as its master Authorised Service Provider (ASP). This partnership will enable SGI customers and partners based in India to access enhanced support and maintenance services.
“We are happy to be appointed as the exclusive authorised service provider for SGI” said Anuj Bhalla, Vice President & Global BU Head Products, System Integration and Maintenance Service, Wipro Ltd., “This partnership will enable Wipro to provide SGI’s customers and partners with new solutions, services and support.”
SGI is a leader in high performance computing with a substantial customer base in India. The agreement with Wipro will enable greater reach in service and support of existing and new customers. Customers within India will benefit from the access to Wipro’s extensive network of staff and services. The relationship will maximise SGI’s ability to provide industry leading solutions to the most demanding business and technology challenges faced by Indian customers.
“SGI is committed to its customers and partners across India and providing outstanding service and support for our customers is essential,” said Greg McKeon, Director Services, SGI Asia Pacific. “The partnership with Wipro enhances our existing service capability and is an important step in ensuring the ongoing success of each of our SGI users in this significant market place.”
About Wipro Ltd.
Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT) is a leading Information Technology, Consulting and Outsourcing company that delivers solutions to enable its clients do business better. Wipro delivers winning business outcomes through its deep industry experience and a 360 degree view of "Business through Technology" - helping clients create successful and adaptive businesses. A company recognized globally for its comprehensive portfolio of services, a practitioner's approach to delivering innovation, and an organization wide commitment to sustainability, Wipro has a workforce of 140,000 serving clients across 61 countries. For more information, please visit www.wipro.com.
SGI, the trusted leader in high performance computing (HPC), is focused on helping customers solve their most demanding business and technology challenges by delivering technical computing, Big Data analytics, cloud computing, and petascale storage solutions that accelerate time to discovery, innovation, and profitability. Visit sgi.com (sgi.com/) for more information.
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