Bangalore, India - September 29, 2011:
Wipro Technologies, the Global Information Technology, Consulting and Outsourcing business of Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT) announced that it has won the 2011 Microsoft Software Development Partner of the Year Award. The company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions, based on Microsoft technology.
According to Srini Pallia - Senior Vice President & Global Head, Business Application Services, Wipro Technologies, "We believe that this recognition is testimony to our ability to seamlessly deliver comprehensive solutions across Microsoft technology platforms. We have been able to leverage our capabilities in Microsoft technology to adapt the enterprise system landscape to the present needs of business users. With the right expertise, blend of talent, tools and methodologies, Wipro has been able to deliver complex programs with defined business outcomes. We would also attribute this recognition to the significant investments that Wipro has made in delivering measurable business value to our clients."
The awards were presented by Microsoft in multiple categories, with winners chosen from a set of more than 3,000 entrants worldwide. Wipro Technologies was recognized for providing outstanding solutions and services in Microsoft Software Development for the year. The Software Development Partner of the Year Award honors exceptional innovation from a partner who developed a custom application infrastructure solution on and with Microsoft technologies. This award recognizes Wipro Technologies for providing a highly customized solution to support unique business practices, including enhancement of existing systems, integration with new technologies and developing an extension to existing Microsoft solutions.
"Microsoft is honored to award Wipro Technologies as Software Development Partner of the Year for development of infrastructure solutions based on Microsoft technologies and customized to meet the needs of customers in the financial industry," said Walid Abu-Hadba, Corporate Vice President of Developer and Platform Evangelism Group at Microsoft. "This cloud-based solution has allowed customers to incorporate new technologies into their existing systems to better support business practices, improving overall performance."
The Microsoft Partner Awards recognize Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions over the past year.
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 120,000 employees and clients across 54 countries. For more information, please visit www.wipro.com
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