Rishad Premji led investments bring big bucks to Wipro

BANGALORE: Wipro’s investments in new technologies and platforms have generated more than ten times returns since Rishad Premji has taken over as head of strategy at the nation’s third largest software exporter.  Rishad, son of chairman Azim Premji, has led the company to also invest in two startups, the valuation of one of them has more than tripled in just 12 months.

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/tech/ites/rishad-premji-led-investments-bring-big-bucks-to-wipro/articleshow/40861991.cms

Wipro and CA Technologies partner to deliver testing solutions for DevOps

BANGALORE, INDIA: Wipro Ltd., a leading global Information Technology, Consulting and Business Process Services company and CA Technologies, has today announced that they have expanded their strategic partnership to jointly deliver next generation DevOps solutions for testing. The partnership will enable Wipro to leverage the expanded portfolio of CA Technologies, including service virtualization, release automation/continuous delivery, continuous validation and continuous monitoring solutions to help customers optimize their application development and delivery processes with a DevOps strategy.

http://www.ciol.com/ciol/news/219193/wipro-ca-technologies-partner-deliver-testing-solutions-devops

Wipro expects to land bigger social, mobility, analytics and cloud technology deals

MUMBAI: Bangalore-based IT firm Wipro expects to land bigger deals for solutions based on digital technologies like social, mobility, analytics and cloud, a sign that companies are willing to increase their spend on these discretionary areas.  “While our sweet spot is deals in the $2.5-3.5 million (Rs 15-21 crore) range, we are seeing deals worth $5-10 million (about Rs 30-60 crore) in the pipeline,” Jeff Heenan-Jalil, global head of Wipro’s advanced technology solutions unit said in an  ..

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/tech/ites/wipro-expects-to-land-bigger-social-mobility-analytics-and-cloud-technology-deals/articleshow/40630105.cms

Wipro recognized as the ‘Best company to work for’

BANGALORE, INDIA: Wipro Ltd, a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company today announced that it has been recognized as the ‘Best Company to Work For’, among Super Sized Organizations (organizations with more than 50,000 employees) in India, in the 2014 edition of Great Place To Work Institute India’s Best Companies To Work For – a study by Great Place To Work Institute and The Economic Times.

http://www.ciol.com/ciol/news/217722/wipro-recognized-best-company-work-for

Wipro bags key 7-Eleven Australia contract

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA & BANGALORE, INDIA: Wipro Ltd., today announced that it has won a transformational IT applications and infrastructure engagement from 7-Eleven, a leading convenience store chain, in Australia. The engagement is aimed at paving the way for an organisation-wide retail process re-engineering at 7-Eleven to enable it to launch new merchandise categories, improve the efficiency of existing merchandise categories, initiate real-time targeted promotions, and easily on-board new processes during mergers and acquisitions.

http://www.ciol.com/ciol/news/216204/wipro-bags-key-eleven-australia-contract

Finnish steel firm to use Wipro IT services

Bangalore, June 13 (IANS) Finnish steel major Outokumpu has selected Indian IT bellwether Wipro as IT services partner for its operations across 10 countries. “The multi-year contract envisages applications maintenance and development of legacy applications across 10 countries to ensure cost efficiencies and optimal utilisation of IT infrastructure spanning human resources, finance, procurement, supply chain, production, marketing and communications,” Wipro said in a statement here. The countries are Britain, China, Germany, Finland, Italy, Mexico, Poland, Spain, Sweden and the US.

http://www.ianslive.in/index.php?param=news/Finnish_steel_firm_to_use_Wipro_IT_services-427814/BUSINESS/5

Wipro Signs Multi-Year IT Infrastructure Deal With Corning

NEW DELHI: Country’s third largest software services firm Wipro has bagged a multi-year IT infrastructure deal from specialty glass and ceramics maker Corning. Through this strategic collaboration, Wipro will make Corning’s IT services more resilient to market volatility and enhance performance and operational efficiency, the tech major said in a statement.

http://www.siliconindia.com/news/technology/Wipro-Signs-MultiYear-IT-Infrastructure-Deal-With-Corning-nid-166762-cid-2.html

Helps CFOs Manage And Control Their F&A Processes On A Standardized Platform

BANGALORE, INDIA: Wipro Ltd. has announced the launch of its ‘Finance and Accounting Business-Process-as-a-Service’ (F&A BPaaS) solution for enterprises. Developed in partnership with NetSuite, the cloud-based financials / ERP and omnichannel commerce software suites provider, Wipro’s F&A BPaaS is a comprehensive, end-to-end business process solution that can help improve business agility, user experience and process efficiency.

http://m.newshunt.com/in/english/ciol/enterprise/helps-cfos-manage-and-control-their-fa-processes-on-a-standardized-platform_29394471

India : Tech giants glow pink again as key markets edge back to normal

TAG indexIndia’s information technology sector, after what seems like years, is back to where it once was: optimistic about the future.  The Big Four of India’s software-led services industry that includes business process outsourcing (BPO) pleasantly surprised the markets this month with solid results for the January-March quarter. All four — Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Infosys, Wipro and HCL Technologies — showed numbers that were better than analyst expectations that dispelled concerns about persisting worries in advanced economies affecting their business.

http://www.hindustantimes.com/business-news/tech-giants-glow-pink-again-as-key-markets-edge-back-to-normal/article1-1209764.aspx