Bangalore, India - August 27, 2012
Wipro Technologies, the Global Information Technology, Consulting and Outsourcing business of Wipro Ltd (NYSE: WIT) today announced that it has joined the Google Cloud Platform Partner Program as a Services Partner. Recognizing that almost every product or IT service will be either cloud resident or cloud attached, Wipro's Integrated Cloud Solutions and R&D Services team is eager to leverage Google's Cloud Platform for Wipro's IT and R&D customers worldwide.
"The Google Cloud Platform Partner Program enables us to help our clients develop new cloud-based solutions that drive their success in the IT and Product R&D by building on the power of the Google Cloud Platform," said Dr. Anurag Srivastava, Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President, Wipro Global IT Business. "The Google Cloud Platform offers a broad set of application development, cloud storage, large scale computing, and Big Data capabilities that enable us to deliver on our promise of serving our customers with desired business variability and excellent user experience."
Google's Cloud Platform products enable customers to implement:
- Cloud app solutions, such as mobile apps, social apps, business process apps, and websites, using Google App Engine and Google Cloud SQL.
- Cloud storage solutions, such as high-end backup and recovery, active archiving, global file sharing/collaboration, and primary SAN/NAS, using Google Cloud Storage.
- Large-scale computing solutions, such as batch processing, data processing and high performance computing using Google Compute Engine.
- Big data solutions, such as interactive tools, trend detection and BI dashboards, using Google BigQuery and Google Prediction API.
The Google Cloud Platform Partner Program includes Services Partners such as systems integrators, IT consultant firms, developers, web designers, and other professional services companies that help clients design, develop, and manage new cloud-based solutions. Customers benefit by engaging with Wipro Technologies, which has invested in developing the skills needed to build these powerful new solutions on top of Google's Cloud Platform. For more information on Wipro Technologies, and our cloud-based offerings, please visit www.wipro.com.
About Wipro Technologies
Wipro Technologies, the global IT business of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT) is a leading Information Technology, Consulting and Outsourcing company, that delivers solutions to enable its clients do business better. Wipro Technologies delivers winning business outcomes through its deep industry experience and a 360 degree view of "Business through Technology" – helping clients create successful and adaptive businesses. A company recognized globally for its comprehensive portfolio of services, a practitioner's approach to delivering innovation and an organization wide commitment to sustainability, Wipro Technologies has 131,000 employees and clients across 54 countries. For more information, please visit www.wipro.com
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