East Brunswick, New Jersey, USA and Bangalore, India - December 11, 2015:
Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today announced that its IoT solution 'Universal Data Parser' (UDP) has been awarded the 2015 Aegis Graham Bell Award for 'Innovation in the field of Internet of Things.
Aegis Graham Bell Award is India's largest and the only innovation award in the field of Telecom, Internet, Media and Entertainment (TIME) and Social, Mobility Analytics and Cloud (SMAC). Wipro received this award for its commitment to deliver innovative, specialized solutions and services for the IoT requirements of its clients across industries. The awards were presented by Dr. Jitendra Singh, Minister of State for Prime Minister Office; Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions; Department of Atomic Energy and Department of Space and Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) in the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region, at the recently held Aegis Graham Bell award ceremony, in New Delhi.
Universal Data Parser enables flexible adaptation of data streams from a wide range of end devices to IoT platforms and data stores.
Alan Atkins, Vice President, Global Head IoT, Wipro Digital, said, "We are delighted to receive this award, as it recognizes our ability to deliver innovative solutions and services for our customers. The UDP allows non-IT practitioner to quickly define, translate, analyse and document the inclusion of new devices into an IoT ecosystem within hours, as compared to weeks of development and testing. We will continue to innovate and build a sustainable IoT ecosystem for our customers."
About Wipro Limited
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." By combining digital strategy, customer centric design, advanced analytics and product engineering approach, Wipro helps its clients create successful and adaptive businesses. A company recognized globally for its comprehensive portfolio of services, strong commitment to sustainability and good corporate citizenship, Wipro has a dedicated workforce of over 160,000, serving clients in 175+ cities across 6 continents. For more information, please visit www.wipro.com
About Aegis Graham Bell Awards
The Aegis School of Business, School of Data Science and Telecom has established the Aegis Graham Bell Awards as a tribute to the father of the telephony, Alexander Graham Bell. This Award is intended to promote innovation, entrepreneurship in the field of Telecom, Internet, Media & Edutainment (TIME) and Social, Mobility, Analytics and Cloud (SMAC) and to provide recognition for outstanding contributions in this field in India. The Awards are organized with support of Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), Convergence India and Telecom Centres of Excellence (TCOE) India a public private partnership initiative of DoT with 08 Centres at premier academic institutes (06 IITs, IISc and IIMA) of the country, each supported by a Telecom Service Provider, powered by mUniversity and knowledge partner Deloitte.
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