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Wipro launches Cloud Bot to accelerate enterprises’ cloud journey

Wipro has launched a digital consultant,Wipro Holmes Cloud Bot to help clients with their cloud placement decisions. The bot is designed to hasten cloud assessment projects for enterprises, thereby substantially reducing the time taken, from months to weeks. This ensures

Wipro’s Q3 net profit rises 2pc, revenue slips to Rs 13690cr

Wipro’s net profit for the quarter ended December, 2016 has grown 2pc sequentially to Rs 2,110 crore. The revenue, however slipped to Rs 13690 crore in Q3 from the earlier reported revenue of Rs 13770 in Q2. IT services revenue

Wipro buying InfoSERVER, an IT services provider for BFSI in Brazil

BANGALORE, INDIA: Wipro today signed an agreement to acquire InfoSERVER, an IT services provider focussed on the Brazilian market for $8.7mn. InfoSERVER provides custom application development and software deployment services. Two-decade old InfoSERVER, which counts some of the largest Brazilian

Samsung is the top recruiter at IIT campuses this year

By : CIOL Writers

Despite facing a rough time globally because of the Galaxy Note 7 Debacle, Samsung is apparently ending the year on a good note. After beating Apple in a design patent war, Samsung is set to grab the award as the

Microsoft partners Wipro to help startups innovate & grow their businesses

By : CIOL Writers

Microsoft Accelerator has partnered with the third-biggest Indian IT firm, Wipro to provide startups with greater opportunities to innovate and grow their business. Through this partnership, which is a part of Microsoft Accelerator #CoInnovate program, enterprises stand to gain access

Wipro launches open banking API platform to help BFSI clients enhance digital offerings

BANGALORE, INDIA: Wipro has launched its Open Banking API (Application Programming Interface) Platform. The Open API platform, will enable banks and financial institutions to launch Open Banking initiatives and create new forms of distribution channels and servicing capabilities, provide access to

Wipro bags 5-yr energy management services deal with Speciality Restaurants

BANGALORE, INDIA: Wipro has won a five-year energy management services contract with Speciality Restaurants Ltd., a leading fine dining operator in India, with 107 restaurants spread across India, Bangladesh, Tanzania and Doha in Qatar. The EcoEnergy business of Wipro will

Wipro buying cloud-based customer experience solutions company Appirio for $500mn

BANGALORE, INDIA:  Wipro has signed a definitive agreement to acquire US-based cloud services company Appirio, that creates next generation worker and customer experiences for about USD 500 Million.  Appirio is a trusted partner to some of the world’s leading brands, including

US is home to 51 richest in tech, 19 hails from China

By : CIOL Writers

When Forbes released its second annual list of the world’s 100 Richest Tech Billionaires, there was a clear message for aspiring entrepreneurs- Silicon Valley isn’t the only harbor to try one’s fortunes in technology, eastern lands are also lush enough

Flipkart beats Amazon & Google to be the most preferred co in India to work for

BANGALORE, INDIA: Do you know where India wants to work? The name might surprise you. It is not any MNC like Google, Facebook or Amazon. The LinkedIn data shows that Flipkart has topped the list top 25 companies in India

IT employees in Tamil Nadu can now be part of unions

By : CIOL Writers

The dismissal of hundreds of employees by Tata Consultancy Services last year has come to haunt the entire Information Technology sector in Tamil Nadu, as the state has clarified that the IT companies will now be covered by the Industrial

Wipro gives better pay raise than rivals, TCS & Infosys

Soma Tah The IT services major, Wipro today has announced 9.5% pay raise to employees in India this year, effective June 1, 2016. The average pay raise is 9.5% for offshore employees and 2% for onsite employees. “High performers will

Wipro misses estimates, Q4 net profit falls 1.6pc

BANGALORE, INDIA: India’s third largest IT services company has missed analyst expectation after its rivals, TCS and Infosys reported estimate-beating earnings. Wipro has posted a consolidated net profit for Q4 at Rs 2,240 crore, a YoY decline of 2.2 percent.

Wipro – Jubilant to deliver energy management services

By : CIOL Writers

Wipro has announced a five-year partnership with Jubilant FoodWorks Limited, master franchisee for Domino’s Pizza and Dunkin’ Donuts in India to deliver energy management services and help reduce its energy and operational costs. Ajay Kaul, Chief Executive Officer, Jubilant FoodWorks

Women Breaking Glass Ceiling to enter the Tech sector

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According to a joint study by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and the industry’s trade group, the number of women being hired in the tech industry in India has increased over time, but their percentage in the leadership roles seem to remain stagnant.

Abidali Z Neemuchwala is Wipro’s new CEO

BANGALORE, INDIA: Wipro today announced the appointment of TK Kurien as the Executive Vice Chairman and Abidali Z Neemuchwala as the Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board of the company. Both these appointments are effective February 1, 2016.

Wipro to acquire German IT consulting & services company cellent

BANGALORE, INDIA: Wipro has signed an agreement with Landesbank Baden-Wuerttemberg (LBBW) to acquire IT consulting and software services company, cellent AG for 73.5 Million Euros. cellent AG has been offering holistic innovative IT solutions and services to its customers in

Making IT outsourcing work

Nigel Lowe IT-as-a-service (ITaaS) has been a key feature of the IT world since its outset. In the beginning when computing power was scarce and expensive, companies turned to specialist bureaus for data processing. Today, we have come full circle

Wipro launches managed services for telco cloud

BENGALURU, INDIA: Wipro has launched managed service offering for verification, validation and performance tuning of telco clouds (VEVATO). The service will be available globally to network equipment providers and communication service providers embarking on their SDN/NFV-enabled cloud transformation journey. As

Benches back in vogue; courtesy, Digital

MUMBAI, INDIA: Digital is big and the top five have pledged millions of dollars in investments to tap the massive opportunities in this space. Courtesy Digital, benches which had silently been shown the door by the ITeS major in India,