New York, USA and Bangalore, India – January 25, 2022: Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today announced that it has received the Palo Alto Networks EMEA Systems Integrator Partner of the year for 2021.
Announced during the Palo Alto Networks Ignite '21 Partner Summit, these annual awards are presented to an elite group of Palo Alto Networks partners that, over the past 12 months, have excelled in the following areas:
- Performance: Bookings that partners initiate, the pipeline they build, innovative new services launched and net new customers added.
- Enablement: Number of Palo Alto Networks technical, pre-sales, sales and post-sales training courses and certifications completed.
- Engagement: Nominated by the Palo Alto Networks team for exceptional engagement with Palo Alto Networks and our customers.
Wipro provides cybersecurity consulting, design, implementation, and managed services to organizations on Next-Generation Firewalls, Prisma Access, Prisma SD-WAN, Prisma Cloud & Cortex XSOAR solutions. In addition, as a Certified Professional Services Partner, Wipro has expanded Palo Alto Network’s EMEA business by 400 per cent in FY21 over FY20. This was possible due to a partnership that helped organizations harness technology to drive change through workplace transformation and network modernization.
Manish Garg, Head of Europe – Cloud & Infrastructure Services, Wipro Ltd., said, “We are honoured to be recognized as Palo Alto Networks’ ‘EMEA Systems Integrator Partner of the year – 2021’. This significant recognition underscores our expertise and ongoing commitment to help customers drive transformation that delivers a superior user experience with improved agility, resiliency and efficiency yet highly secured in modern digital era. Through our partnership with Palo Alto Networks, Wipro offers #WANFreedom, an end-to-end managed SDWAN solution. We have also launched Wipro's Managed SASE solution powered by Palo Alto Networks technology which combines a global high-performance network with the next gen security solution to drive digital transformation in Post Pandemic world.”
John Hermans, Head of Europe – Cybersecurity & Risk Services, Wipro Ltd., said, “I would like to thank the Palo Alto Networks team for their constant support, stewardship and unyielding trust in our relationship. Wipro's differentiated service offerings on Palo Alto Networks technology give us an edge against our competition. We are elated and proud to win this prestigious award.”
“At Palo Alto Networks, our partners share our vision of building tomorrow’s cybersecurity today and play a critical role in securing the tech-enabled future of the enterprise,” said Don Jones, senior vice president, Ecosystems at Palo Alto Networks. “Organizations rely on Palo Alto Networks technology and our trusted partners to bring the services and solutions that offer flexibility, innovation and security. As we rise to the challenge of modern security, we are innovating against threats and digitally transforming at an unprecedented rate. Being ready for what comes next means being willing to see the world differently. We’re proud to recognize Wipro Ltd., on their Palo Alto Networks EMEA Systems Integrator Partner of the year for delivering valuable business outcomes and helping our mutual customers protect their digital way of life.”
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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 220,000 dedicated employees serving clients across six continents. Together, we discover ideas and connect the dots to build a better and a bold new future.
Sandeep Deb Varman
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