Wipro opens digital products compliance lab in Hyderabad

Outsourcing company Wipro has opened a digital product compliance lab in Hyderabad for automotive, defense, consumer electronics, aerospace, telecom, medical, energy and manufacturing. Wipro said it is now home to the only lab in South East Asia qualified to certify Wi-Fi and Bluetooth devices. Globally, devices have to comply with a variety of emission and […]

Wipro opens IoT research centre in Kochi campus

IT major Wipro Limited has launched a Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) centre in Kochi, its third, after Mountain View and Bangalore. Industrial Internet of Things refers to the concept of extending internet connectivity beyond conventional computing platforms such as personal computers and mobile phones into various non-internet enabled physical devices. Embedded with electronics, internet […]

Wipro Gallagher offers new version of loan origination platform

Financial software provider Wipro Gallagher, a unit of Wipro Ltd, launched the latest version of its loan origination software, NetOxygen. The new version offers more control to lenders and better streamlining, the Indian company said. Version 6.0 also offers a web-based dashboard, designed to provide updates on the loan status. The new version also aims […]

Wipro announces ‘its largest win’ in a Rs 11,000 cr deal

IT outsourcing firm Wipro said it has won a $1.5-1.6 bln deal from US-based Alight Solutions LLC in what it called “Wipro’s largest win to date”. The Bangalore-based company also announced that it has acquired Alight HR Services India Private Ltd, presumably the India unit of the same company. Under the 10-year deal, Wipro will help overhaul […]

Wipro announces deals from Nokia, LATAM Cargo

Indian IT outsourcing company Wipro said telecom equipment maker Nokia had moved to the sales order platform designed and operated by it as part of a multi-year outsourcing deal. The company also said it was bringing Latin American cargo company to LATAM Cargo on to its supply a cargo management platform. The size of the […]

Wipro ties up with Harte Hanks to power ‘marketing-as-a-service’ offering

IT services provider Wipro said it will invest $9.9 million (Rs 63 cr) in marketing consultant Harte Hanks and will jointly offer end-to-end marketing technology services to customers. Harte Hanks specializes in omni-channel marketing solutions including consulting, strategic assessment, data, analytics, digital, social, mobile, print, direct mail and contact center. “Wipro’s investment in Harte Hanks […]

Wipro lights get support for CISCO’s remote control technology

Wipro Lighting said it has signed up with CISCO to incorporate the latter’s Internet technology-based control systems. With this, said the Bangalore-based company, some of its products can be controlled by and linked to a single, converged IP network based on Cisco’s Digital Building Solutions technology. The technology enables large buildings to save on power […]

Cognizant to beef up digital practice with acquisition of Zone

Continuing the trend of IT outsourcing companies topping up their digital practice with targeted acquisitions, Cognizant said it agreed to acquire Zone, a digital agency specializing in customer experience, digital strategy, technology and content creation. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2017, subject to satisfaction of certain closing conditions, it […]

Wipro increases stake in Oracle cloud specialist Drivestream to 44%

IT company Wipro Ltd said it increased its stake Drivestream, which focuses on implementing Oracle’s cloud solutions, to 43.7% from 26.1% by investing around Rs 26 cr. Wipro had first invested in the company about four months ago, and seems to have liked what it saw. It made the latest investment by converting some of […]

Wipro acquires 25-year-old US-based design consultancy Cooper

Wipro said it has agreed to acquire US-based design consultancy Cooper, without disclosing the financial details. “Headquartered in San Francisco, Cooper has been a leading brand in interaction design, UX and professional design education for more than 25 years,” the Indian IT company said. Founded by Sue Cooper and Alan Cooper, the ‘Father of Visual […]

Wipro wins seven-year deal from European utilities co Innogy

IT services provider Wipro said it has been awarded a seven-year contract by European energy company Innogy SE to manage their data center and cloud services. Wipro will help the company, which focuses on renewables, grid & infrastructure and retail, to rationalize, virtualize and consolidate their IT infrastructure, the Indian company said. The Bangalore-based firm […]

Wipro’s IT to power McLaren’s sports car business

Bangalore-based Wipro won a high-profile client by signing up McLaren Technology Group, the company behind the successfull McLaren Formula 1 racing team. As part of the multi-year partnership, Wipro will deploy its HOLMES artificial intelligence platform to boost the productivity of McLaren’s fast growing automotive and high-tech businesses. Wipro has been given the title of […]

Wipro opens center for embedded automotive solutions in Romania

IT services provider Wipro Limited said it has established a center for automotive technology in Timisoara, Romania to focus on embedded solutions such as in-vehicle entertainment, cluster display, telematics, connected cars and driver assistance systems. The company plans to hire experienced technology professionals and engineering graduates from top universities in Romania. The center will be […]

Finland’s Outokumpu upgrades IT contract with Wipro

Information technology firm Wipro said it won a five-year IT applications management contract from Outokumpu, one of the world’s biggest producers of stainless steel. Shares of the company were marginally higher at 299 rupees, up 0.6%. In 2014, the Finnish company had given a somewhat similar contract to the Bangalore-based firm, but the latest deal […]

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 development and management, infrastructure […]