Bangalore, India and East Brunswick, New Jersey, USA - February 18, 2016:
Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today announced that it has been named a "Leader" by technology global research and advisory firm Forrester Research Inc. in its report, "The Forrester Wave™: Information Security Consulting Services, Q1 2016".
Forrester Research Inc. evaluated 13 of the most significant information security consulting service providers, across 31 criteria. Every service provider that was evaluated had global capabilities, breadth of security consulting services, experience and skills, large client base and sizable revenues from consulting, advisory, and assessment.
The report notes how clients cited Wipro as being "a reliable organization with good technical skills and attractive pricing". They also noted Wipro as being "easy to work with and having good customer focus."
Wipro's Information Security Consulting expertise spans across Cyber Security, Cyber Resilience, and Cyber Risk Management, amongst others, with domain specific offerings across Oil & Gas, Utilities, Financial Services, Retail, Manufacturing, Pharma and Healthcare verticals.
Wipro's thrust and vision is to build on its leadership position to further strengthen its offerings, in the Information Security Consulting space through investments and expansion into the Digital and IoT domains.
Elaborating on Wipro's vision and focus on the Security Consulting business, Hiral Chandrana, Vice President and Global Head of Business Application Services, Wipro Limited said, "At Wipro, we continuously strive to deliver greater business value to our customers through a robust framework for Cyber Security & Risk management along with maximum returns on security investments. We believe that this recognition from Forrester is a testament to our leadership position in security services, helping our customers transform into a trustworthy and resilient organization for the digital future.”
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.” 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
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