Bangalore, India and East Brunswick, New Jersey, USA - September 15, 2014:
Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company today announced that it has been positioned in the 'Winner's Circle', as a leading worldwide cloud infrastructure service provider, by the analyst firm HfS Research in its report "Blueprint Report on Cloud Infrastructure Services".
The 'Winner's Circle' of the HfS Blueprint represents organizations that demonstrate excellence in both execution and innovation in cloud infrastructure services. The report acknowledges Wipro's strong vision, concrete plans to invest in future cloud capabilities, a healthy cross-section of vertical capabilities, and a demonstrated ability to leverage external drivers to increase value for clients. HfS also recognizes Wipro's relationships with clients, service execution beyond simply hitting 'green lights', and high flexibility when meeting clients' needs.
According to the report, Wipro is the only traditional offshore vendor to successfully embrace the cloud - 'big time'. The report highlights Wipro's global coverage of consultants and hosting capabilities as its key differentiators. The HfS report also acknowledges Wipro's high level of innovation through its own resources as well as through partners across the cloud infrastructure services market.
Wipro has successfully delivered large, complex cloud programs for leading global enterprises across industry verticals. The company has invested significantly in developing cloud IPs and building alliances with leading vendors across the world, and is supported by a robust and comprehensive set of well-defined tools, frameworks and platforms. Wipro's services across consulting, design, build, and managed lifecycle help customers experience the speed and scale of cloud.
Atul Sood, Vice President, Advanced Technologies & Solutions, Wipro Ltd said, "We are delighted to be positioned in the 'Winner's Circle' by HfS in a very comprehensive and inclusive analysis. The convergence of cloud, mobility, social and analytics is accelerating innovation to create new disruptive business models. We, at Wipro, unlock the value of cloud by building IPs and developing new-age solutions in collaboration with partners and customers to take advantage of this technology shift. Certainly, Wipro is well-positioned to leverage the cloud to deliver business value and our customer testimonials are a strong validation of this commitment."
Dr. Thomas Mendel Ph.D., Senior Vice President of IT services, HfS Research said, "Wipro is one of the few traditional offshore vendors whose services cover all three cloud models - public, private and hybrid. The company's high scores in customer satisfaction and price-versus-value makes it the #1 vendor from the original Indian outsourcer camp that has made the transition to becoming a serious cloud player. Wipro is an ideal partner to power the cloud journey and is poised to deliver transformational value to enterprises."
The report titled "Blueprint Report on Cloud Infrastructure Services," can be downloaded here: www.wipro.com/documents/insights/analyst-speak/HfS-Blueprint-report-cloud-infrastructure-services.pdf
About HfS Research
HfS Research is the leading independent global analyst authority and knowledge community for the business and IT services industry. HfS serves the research and strategy needs of business and IT operations leaders across finance, supply chain, human resources, marketing, customer management, and core industry functions. HfS provides detailed and thoughtful analyst coverage of the various areas that impact successful business outcomes, namely, process automation and outsourcing, global business services frameworks, mobility, analytics, and social collaboration. HfS also focuses heavily on talent acquisition, development, and motivation strategies. HfS applies its acclaimed crowd-sourced Blueprint Methodology™ to evaluate the performance of service providers in terms of innovating and then executing against those business outcomes.
About Wipro Ltd.
Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT) is a leading Information Technology, Consulting and Business Process Services 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 over 140,000, serving clients in 175+ cities across 6 continents. For more information, please visit www.wipro.com
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