T major "is Best Suited to Technical Implementations"
Bangalore, India - May 25, 2008:
Wipro Technologies, the global IT services business of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT) announced that it has been cited by Forrester Research, Inc., an independent research firm, as "a leader in Oracle Implementation services" in a report in February 2008 titled "The Forrester Wave: Oracle Implementation Providers, Q1 2008."
Forrester evaluated thirteen global vendors providing Oracle services across 107 criteria. The report states that Wipro is "a strong fit for clients looking at leveraging global delivery model". The report further adds that "Wipro is one of the leading pioneers of the offshore delivery model and has extensive offshore delivery capabilities in its Oracle practice."
According to the report, " Wipro is driving technology and process innovation specific to Oracle. For example, Wipro has a dedicated Fusion Middleware Lab setup for developing proof of concepts, ready to deploy integration and conversion frameworks, and a dedicated fusion-enablement center for training consultants."
Elaborating on the strategy of Wipro’s Oracle practice, Amitava Sharma, Global Head Oracle Practice –Wipro Technologies, said, "This recognition by Forrester reflects our position as a leader in the Oracle services space. Our strategic investments in building deep industry expertise and process capabilities been instrumental in our success"
The report noted Wipro for having one of the largest practices and its continued focus on Oracle work, especially serving industries like manufacturing, retail, and telecommunications across a range of Oracle product lines.
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 development, and maintenance 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 profitable 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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