New York, USA and Bangalore, India – June 15, 2021: Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today announced its intent to join IBM’s (NYSE: IBM) ecosystem of partners using IBM’s new Automation Foundation and IBM Cloud Paks for Automation to manage and modernize its mission-critical workloads across hybrid cloud environments. IBM Cloud Paks for Automation is an AI-powered portfolio that helps customers streamline business processes, automate tasks based on data analysis and continuously improve workflows that run centrally, in networks, and at the edge.
IBM Cloud Paks for Automation, AI-powered hybrid cloud software solutions built on Red Hat OpenShift, offer enterprises a portable, flexible and secured path to optimization by automating business and IT processes to accelerate growth.
Leveraging IBM Cloud Pak for Integration, Wipro developed its Cloud Native Integration Platform (CNIP) that helps empower organizations to be agile, scalable, and resilient. The platform’s cloud-native architecture and functions form the core building block for digital transformation. The solution provides recommendations and automates migration to cloud, which helps enterprises modernize applications using a hybrid multi-cloud infrastructure. Through this solution, customers will be able to meet their business needs and gain access to Wipro’s service capabilities ranging from strategic advice and business transformation to IT services, solution development, integration, and deployment of hybrid cloud solutions.
Arun Melkote, Global Head, Application Engineering and Modernization, Wipro Limited said, “Wipro is proud to collaborate with IBM to accelerate the adoption of its Automation Foundation and create a new generation of solutions that yield a better experience and improved productivity. We seek to work with market leaders who embody our principles and emphasize consumer-oriented solutions--IBM has a history of putting these values into practice. Joining this dynamic ecosystem will result in innovation that ultimately benefits our customers.”
Evaristus Mainsah, General Manager, IBM Hybrid Cloud and Edge Ecosystem said, “IBM Cloud Paks for Automation offers ecosystem partners like Wipro the flexibility, security and portability to automate business and IT operations, unlock the true value of their data, and accelerate their path to digital acceleration. IBM’s growing ecosystem increases opportunities for customers to tap into the IBM Automation portfolio to streamline workflow, increase efficiencies, and accelerate revenue growth.”
Wipro is part of IBM's partner ecosystem, an initiative to support ecosystem partners of all types -- whether they build on, service or resell IBM technologies and platforms -- to help clients manage and modernize workloads from bare-metal to multi-cloud and everything in between using IBM Cloud Pak solutions built on Red Hat OpenShift, the industry's leading enterprise Kubernetes platform.
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 200,000 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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