Enterprise Data Masking Solution and Software Assurance Center Selected as 2010 Best Products and Services in 2 different Categories
Bangalore, India - October 4, 2010:
Wipro Technologies the global Consulting, System Integration and Outsourcing business of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT), announced today that Network Products Guide, industry’s leading information technology research and advisory guide has named Wipro’s Enterprise Data Masking Solution and Software Assurance Center, as winners of the 2010 Best Products and Services Award. This respected annual award honors products and services that represent the rapidly changing needs and interests of the end-users of technology worldwide. As part of the tech-industry’s leading global awards program, this year’s Best Products and Services were nominated from all over the world.
Data protection and privacy continues to be an area of focus for enterprises. The often-untold story of implementing Data protection strategies in non-production (testing, development and training) environments are usually overlooked. Wipro’s proprietary Enterprise Data Masking solution helps organizations to safeguard confidential data by leveraging data masking techniques as part of an overall integrated data management strategy. Leveraging Wipro’s Enterprise Data Masking Solution, customers such as bank, financial institutions, retailers, etc. achieve about 40% cost savings from a global delivery model and an optimized support model, while significantly improving the data privacy & compliance posture.
The other security solution that won the award - Wipro’s Software Assurance Center, provides customers an end-to-end solution that blends industry best practices, cutting edge tools and a team of experts to achieve Business Software Assurance in a scalable and cost-effective manner. Available in both a Dedicated model or a SaaS model, Wipro’s Software Assurance Center addresses an organization’s needs to identify the most critical vulnerabilities in their application, databases and infrastructure, to achieve compliance or bolster an existing software security initiative. Wipro’s Software Assurance Center has helped several global organizations to achieve these objectives in shorter timeframes and with lower cost of ownership.
“Increased end-user awareness and ongoing advances in technology are helping shape better products and services said Rake Narang, editor-in-chief, Network Products Guide. He said “Wipro’s Enterprise Data Masking Solution employs sophisticated masking techniques to de-identify data and offers scalability across applications, databases, operating environments and hardware platforms”. Further talking about Software Assurance center, “Wipro’s Software Assurance Center brings improvements in scalability and consistent processes for software security assurance and enhances visibility into risk & compliance posture of global organizations”
“These awards go to the best technology products & solutions every year and we are honored that our Solutions have gained recognition from Network Products Guide.” said Prasenjit Saha, VP & Global Head, Enterprise Security Solutions (ESS), Wipro Technologies. “Wipro ESS’s expertise in data privacy and software assurance coupled with robust global delivery capabilities and flexible deployment options provide our customers a compelling value proposition for their Software Assurance and Data Protection needs.”
Wipro's Enterprise Security Solutions practice is one of the largest security practice amongst the offshore security service providers in terms of both size and revenues and recognized by independent research firms among the leading security services providers globally.
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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