Leonia, New Jersey, USA and Bangalore, India - November 16, 2010:
Infocrossing, a Wipro Company (NYSE: WIT) and a leading provider of IT infrastructure management services, announced today the company has purchased an existing structure in Cleveland County, North Carolina, and will convert the building to a new, state of the art data center to support its growing IT infrastructure business.
Wipro’s new data center will be constructed to meet the Uptime Institute’s requirements for a Tier III rating, which defines architecture and redundancy requirements to maintain operations in the event of unplanned system failures. Furthermore, the facility will be designed to meet LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) certification. The data center will support all major platforms including mainframe, Windows, Unix, Linux and iSeries, and will house the company’s cloud computing services.
“At Wipro Infocrossing, we are always looking for ways to increase the value we deliver to our customers. Our vision for our Cleveland County data center is to not only increase our data center footprint, but build a data center that brings the best infrastructure technology to our clients. Recently, we announced the addition of our new data center in Meerbusch, Germany. Today, we are announcing our plans to build in Cleveland County, NC. Wipro Infocrossing is committed to building localized and global delivery capabilities, something which we, and our customers, believe differentiates us from our competitors,” stated Sameer Kishore, President of Wipro Infocrossing.
“Our ever-expanding data center solutions have become a key component for us when competing for large outsourcing engagements. The addition of our state-of-the art Cleveland County data center will enhance our capabilities and capacity, positioning us for greater marketshare” added Martha Bejar, President, Global Sales and Operations, Wipro.
Wipro Infocrossing, has been providing comprehensive IT management solutions for large and mid-size enterprises for more than 25 years, and operates world-class data centers globally. The company has expertise across multiple computing environments and platforms, including mainframes, iSeries, Unix, Windows and Linux servers, and offers an array of delivery models from custom solutions delivered in Infocrossing’s data centers, to remote management and cloud computing
Wipro Technologies, a division of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT) is the first PCMM Level 5 and SEI CMM Level 5 certified global IT services organization. Wipro Technologies was recently assessed at Level 5 for CMMI V 1.2 across offshore and onsite development centers. Wipro is one of the largest product engineering and support service providers worldwide. Wipro provides comprehensive research and development services, IT solutions and services, including systems integration, information systems outsourcing, package implementation, software application management, and datacenter managed services to corporations 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.
Wipro also has a strong presence in niche market segments of consumer products and lighting. In the Asia-Pacific and Middle East markets, Wipro provides IT solutions and services for global corporations. Wipro's ADS' 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.
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About Infocrossing, a Wipro Company
Infocrossing, a Wipro Company, is a provider of selective IT infrastructure, enterprise application and business process outsourcing services delivering the computing platforms and proprietary systems that enable companies, regardless of industry, to process data and share information within their business, and between their customers, suppliers and distribution channels. Leading companies leverage Infocrossing’s robust computing infrastructure, skilled technical team, and process-driven operations to reduce costs and improve service delivery by outsourcing the operation of mainframes, mid-range, open system servers, networks and business processes to Infocrossing.
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