Bangalore - June 28, 2010: IT major, Wipro (NYSE:WIT) today announced that it has won the 2010 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year Award for India. Wipro has been chosen out of an international field of top Microsoft partners as delivering market-leading customer solutions built on Microsoft technology.
Anand Sankaran, Senior VP and Business Head, India, Middle East and Africa, Wipro, said “We are delighted to get this Award. Wipro has been at the forefront of Consulting, Architecting and implementing innovative solutions on the Microsoft platform which have a high business impact for our customers. This recognition brings into spotlight, our commitment to innovation and delivering best-of-breed solutions that address the evolving business needs of customers.”
Awards will be presented in a number of categories, with winners chosen from a pool of almost 3,000 entrants worldwide. Wipro Ltd. was recognized for superior technology, innovation, and subsidiary engagement for the Microsoft Country Partner of the Year Award. The Microsoft Country Partner of the Year Award recognizes partners at the country level that have demonstrated business excellence in delivering Microsoft solutions to mutual customers over the past year. This award recognizes Wipro for demonstrating effective engagement with their local Microsoft office in driving customer satisfaction, innovation, winning new customers, and business impact.
“We are pleased to recognize Wipro Ltd. of India as Microsoft’s Country Partner of the Year,” said Allison Watson, Corporate Vice President, Worldwide Partner Group, Microsoft Corp. “Wipro Ltd. has demonstrated the highest level of excellence and innovation, by combining local market expertise with superior solutions and services that fulfill our customers’ needs.”
The Microsoft Partner Awards recognize Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions over the last year.
About Wipro Ltd
Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT) provides comprehensive IT solutions and services, including systems integration, information systems outsourcing, IT enabled services, package implementation, software application development and maintenance, and research and development services to corporations globally. Wipro Limited is the first PCMM Level 5 and SEI CMM Level 5 certified IT Services Company globally. In the Indian market, Wipro is a leader in providing IT solutions and services for the corporate segment in India offering system integration, network integration, software solutions and IT services. In the Asia Pacific and Middle East markets, Wipro provides IT solutions and services for global corporations. Wipro also has profitable presence in niche market segments of consumer products and lighting. Wipro's ADSs are listed on the New York Stock Exchange, and its equity shares are listed in India on the Stock Exchange - Mumbai, and the National Stock Exchange. For more information, please visit our websites at www.wipro.com, www.wiprocorporate.com, and www.wipro.in.
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