Bangalore, India, London, UK and East Brunswick, New Jersey, USA - November 9, 2015:
Company lauded for its Security prowess in enabling Digital Trust
Wipro Limited (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', by the leading analyst firm HfS Research, for its advanced information security capabilities in enabling digital trust for its customers.
Wipro's leadership position was included in HfS Research's October 2015 report titled "Blueprint Report on Trust as a Service" authored by Fred McClimans, Managing Director, Digital Trust, Consumer and Security Services at HfS Research. In the report, HfS Research assessed the capabilities of thirteen IT service providers, to cover the Digital Trust and Security market, with a focus on broad security abilities grounded by Managed Security Services and enhanced by overall information security, risk, and trust offerings. The Blueprint ratings are based on data points which are crowd sourced from buyers, providers, advisors and influencers of Managed Security Services.
The report notes Wipro's differentiated ability to blend cybersecurity with end-to-end digital and business services designed to support specific business outcomes and integrate into non-security services. It particularly highlights Wipro's potential to move quickly with emerging physical and digital services to address emerging, non-traditional, and behavioural threats.
"Driving ecosystem security through integrated security and digital frameworks, Wipro has a focus that aligns extremely well with the HfS Digital Trust Framework, and has backed it up with a business strategy that has helped position it very well," said Fred McClimans.
Sheetal Mehta, Vice President & Global Head of Enterprise Security Solutions, Business Application Services, Wipro Limited said, "As enterprises take the Digital leap, the greater role of security is to embed behaviour and trust in all the initiatives being taken. Wipro's inclusion in HfS Winner's Circle reinforces our commitment towards security being an enabler of digital initiatives of the future. Our strategic investments in innovative security platforms, coupled with industry solutions and robust global delivery capability empowers our customers to be secure and do business better."
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 150,000, serving clients in 175+ cities across six continents. For more information, please visit www.wipro.com
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.
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