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Wipro wins 5-year IT outsourcing deal from Telenor’s Bangladesh unit

IT solutions provider Wipro said it won a five-year IT infrastructure and applications managed-services contract from Grameenphone, the Bangladesh telecom operator owned by Norway's Telenor. Under the agreement, Wipro will manage the entire IT infrastructure of the largest mobile telecommunications operator in Bangladesh.It will be in control of end-to-end application

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FITE says 11 cases against Tech Mahindra layoffs moved to courts

The Maharashtra unit of Forum for IT Employees said 13 disputes over forced resignations and  layoffs at IT organizations have been moved to the labor courts after failed mediation attempts by state labor authorities.11 of the 13 cases were filed by employees of Tech Mahindra, and one each by those

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Wipro brings big data solution to Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform

Wipro, one of India's largest IT services providers, said it has brought its big data analytics solution, Data Discovery, to Microsoft's Azure cloud platform.Big data solutions help companies collect, store and analyse huge amounts of raw data produced by sensors, cameras, sales reports, social media campaigns and so on to

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Wipro opens Artificial Intelligence research facility in Israel University

IT and outsourcing services provider Wipro said it will use students at Israel's largest university to jointly conduct research into artificial intelligence.The company inked an agreement with Tel Aviv University, Israel's largest institution of higher learning which is home to over 30,000 students studying in nine faculties.The two will create

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Wipro to develop on Red Hat’s OpenShift container platform

IT services company Wipro Ltd said it would collaborate with commercial Linux maker Red Hat to set up what it called a "cloud application factory" to offer developers a platform to modernize cloud applications."Wipro’s cloud application factory will have a dedicated services team that can help drive the strategy,

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Wipro rebrands itself, reveals new logo

Outsourced services provider Wipro Ltd said it was undergoing a rebranding to reflect its evolving business."The new brand identity signifies a higher level of engagement and brand permission that helps clients leverage Wipro’s expertise to address their business requirements and drive future opportunities in this digital era," the company

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Bots cut Wipro employee strength by 12,000

A pioneering artificial intelligence program that started getting deployed around mid-2016 has helped Wipro Ltd reduce its employee numbers by 12,000 people, the company said in its recent quarterly update."The HOLMES platform generated productivity worth over 12,000 people," Saurabh Govil, head of human resources for the company, said.The statistic points

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Wipro buys InfoSERVER, a Brazilian IT outsourcing company

Weeks after acquiring Appirio, Wipro is at it again. This time, it is buying InfoSERVER, an IT services provider focused on the Brazilian market, for $8.7 Mn (Rs 60 cr). Two-decade old InfoSERVER provides custom application development and software deployment services, the company said. It counts some of the largest

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Wipro joins the Open Banking bandwagon, releases new platform

Wipro Limited launched its offerings that use Open Banking API technological platform.Open Banking platform is a Europe-based standard that lets third party developers build applications and services that tap into a bank's core services and infrastructure.For example, one can build a billing or ticket booking or payment service that

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Wipro to sell its cloud service via Oracle platform

Wipro Limited, an India-based information technology, consulting and business process services company, said it had joined Oracle's Cloud Managed Service Provider (MSP) Program.Wipro's Boundary Less Data Center offering has been integrated with Oracle's twin cloud offerings -- Infrastructure as a Service and Platform as a Service.'Cloud' refers to the practice

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Wipro says ESIC withholds dues under contract

IT provider Wipro Ltd said Indian government's Employees' State Insurance Corporation has withheld payments due to it after the completion of a project, and it will take legal action to recover the amount.The seven-year contract, named Project Panchdeep, was completed on June 08, 2016, and Wipro provided an additional three

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Wipro launches file transfer service on Microsoft cloud platform

Wipro has launched a cloud-based file transfer service for enterprises.Wipro's Managed File Transfer as a Service (MFTaaS) platform utilizes Microsoft's cloud platform Azure.File transfer software is used by companies to move large chunks of data from one location to another in a secure manner. Typical communication applications, such as

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Wipro wins 5-year cloud infrastructure deal from Sweden’s ASSA ABLOY

Wipro, one of India's top IT outsourcing companies, said it has won an IT infrastructure "transformation contract" from the ASSA ABLOY Group, one of the world's biggest door-opening solutions provider.As part of the five-year agreement, Wipro will consolidate ASSA ABLOY's existing data centers in the EMEA region and implement a

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