East Brunswick, New Jersey, USA and Bangalore, India - October 23, 2017:
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 recognized as a ‘Leader’ by Everest Group, a global independent consulting and research firm, in its report titled “IT Security Services- Market Trends and PEAK Matrix™ Assessment 2017: Security- the Biggest Digital Insecurity”.
The report analyzed the capabilities of 17 leading global IT service providers on Everest Group’s PEAK Matrix. Wipro has been named as a Leader for its strong global delivery network with a transformational mind-set, and its ability to deliver high quality of services across regions and service segments, in terms of both execution and responsiveness.
The report highlights the trends influencing the IT security services market, focusing on the increasing complexities, size and variety of security threats. The report states that the rapid digitalization has made the enterprise IT security landscape highly complex and challenging to handle. With the proliferation in digital touch points, enterprises are now required to take a more intelligence-driven, holistic security approach to deal with this rapidly changing threat landscape.
Elaborating on Wipro's vision and focus on IT security services capabilities, Sheetal Mehta, Vice President and Global Head, Cybersecurity & Risk Services, Wipro Limited said, “Being recognized as a leader in this report by Everest Group reflects our commitment to providing world-class IT security services to our clients. It is a testimony to the trust our clients place in their partnership with Wipro and demonstrates our focus on innovation and client centricity. Our vision for IT security is to simplify digital risk management, secure information and build business resilience. We aim to achieve this by enabling digital trust, strengthening cyber intelligence, modernizing the core and collaborating to win.”
Wipro’s top-down risk-based approach to security and real-time consumption of Threat Intelligence has given it the ability to propose client-specific initiatives along with the strong technical expertise that helps in defining strategy for security roadmaps for its clients.
About Wipro Limited
Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO) is a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company. We harness the power of cognitive computing, hyper-automation, robotics, cloud, analytics and emerging technologies to help our clients adapt to the digital world and make them successful. A company recognized globally for its comprehensive portfolio of services, strong commitment to sustainability and good corporate citizenship, we have over 160,000 dedicated employees serving clients across six continents. Together, we discover ideas and connect the dots to build a better and a bold new future.
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