Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, currently unveiled the launch of its Microsoft Business Unit. The unit will focus on the development and evangelization of solutions leveraging Microsoft’s enterprise cloud services. This initiative is a result of Wipro’s enlarged international alliance with Microsoft to speed up cloud adoption and digital transformation for its customers throughout sectors.
Wipro’s Microsoft Business Unit inclusive of a team of trained and certified Azure consultants and specialists. The new unit will provide domain-based solutions and solution accelerators, including the following:
• Wipro’s Cloud Studio which delivers migration for different workloads on Microsoft Azure, Data, Microsoft Dynamics 365. The studio is an ‘as-a-service’ model for cloud transformation with standardized tools, technologies and processes.
• Wipro’s LiVE Workspace™ solution which leverages Microsoft’s Modern Workplace, Microsoft 365 as well as LUIS and the Power platform to help customers unbox an intelligent, future-ready workplace where apps and data can be accessed from anywhere, anytime and on any device.
• Wipro’s Data Discovery Platform (DDP) empowers customers with actionable insights by exploring varied data sources through sophisticated techniques such as pattern discovery, Auto ML, visual sciences and storytelling to simplify interpretation and decision-making. The core of this platform brings together the Wipro HOLMES™ Artificial Intelligence and Microsoft Azure.
Bhanumurthy B.M, President and Chief Operating Officer, Wipro Limited stated that, “Our newly formed Microsoft Business Unit will support organizations in accelerating their creation and modernization journey by leveraging Wipro’s deep domain knowledge along with Microsoft’s futuristic enterprise-class offerings. With this partnership, we will co-innovate in industry domain services centered on data, analytics, security and client/worker experiences.”
Nitin Parab, Senior Vice President and Global Head, Technology Business Unit, Wipro Limited stated that, “We are excited delighted to extend our partnership with Microsoft. By integrating our special offerings such as Cloud Studio, DDP and LiVE Workspace™ with Microsoft’s Intelligent Cloud, we will be able to better address our clients’ digital goals.”
Wipro currently executed a cloud migration project leveraging Microsoft Azure for Mitie, a leading facilities management and professional services company headquartered in the UK. The successful migration of workload from on-premise to cloud environment helped the client achieve business flexibility, security and scalability, thereby improving the company’s overall operational efficiency.
Cijo Joseph, Chief information Officer, Mitie Group PLC stated that, “We needed to move our ‘on-premise’ landscape to cloud for performance enhancement, evergreen capability and operational efficiency. Our long-term strategic partnership with Wipro gave us an exposure to the company’s leading-edge capabilities and it has a solid reputation in the marketplace. We choose Microsoft Azure Cloud as our cloud service platform, for its business agility, high availability, low business disruption risk and other favorable factors inclusive of implementation time and complexity. Wipro’s huge experience in executing similar cloud migration projects leveraging its proprietary framework “Safe Passage to Cloud” assisted in a seamless and risk-free upgrade to move SAP to Azure cloud.”
“At Microsoft, digital transformation is a core target that enables organizations to improve how they engage customers, empower employees, optimize operations and transform products. Our extended partnership with Wipro will enable them to better serve customers’ digital needs by leveraging Microsoft Azure, Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Dynamics 365,” stated Judson Althoff, Executive Vice President, Microsoft.
Wipro and Microsoft have been strategic partners for decades. Wipro has demonstrated its dedicated to this relationship by investing in new industry leading solutions for customers on the Azure platform. Wipro is a Microsoft Gold Competency Partner.