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Wipro and IBM Join Hands to Offer Hybrid Cloud Solutions

On Monday, India’s leading global information technology, consulting services, and business process company, Wipro Limited announced a collaboration with IBM to assist its’ customers to get on board for a seamless and secure hybrid cloud journey. Under this partnership, Wipro shall develop hybrid cloud offerings to help businesses migrate, manage and transform mission-critical workloads and applications, with security across public or private cloud and on-premises IT environments.

It will establish a dedicated co-innovation center, i.e., Wipro-IBM Novus Lounge, located at Wipro’s Kodathi campus in Bengaluru, according to a Wipro statement. Through this, the IT services major will offer a suite of solutions leveraging Cloud, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Internet of Things capabilities to foster innovation for enterprises, developers, and start-ups.

Cloud technology often acts as a gateway to digital transformation for businesses. As per a report by Boston Consulting Group (BCG), it is predicted that the public cloud market could have contributed as much as US$102 billion to the Indian economy, by 2023 in the direct and indirect value. With IBM’s massive presence in India and its global market, this new partnership comes as Wipro begins its recovery phase after being severely hit due to the COVID-19 crisis.

“Wipro empowers customers across industries to re-imagine their cloud journey with its business-first strategy and industrialized solutions approach. Wipro IBM Novus Lounge will allow us to showcase hybrid multi-cloud and open source solutions even more comprehensively and support our customers’ continuous business transformation journey,” said Ramesh Nagarajan, Senior Vice President for Cloud Services at Wipro in a statement.

Besides, Wipro will utilize IBM Cloud offerings and technologies alongside in-house services to develop industry solutions for clients in Banking and Financial Services, Energy and Utilities, Retail, Manufacturing, and Healthcare space. The partnership will provide customers with remote access to IBM and Red Hat’s proprietary digital solutions, aimed at enhancing customer experience (CX) and overall agility using combined insights.

IBM India’s Vice President for Cloud and Cognitive Software Gaurav Sharma added, “As companies across the world continue to drive digital transformation, decision-makers must rethink radically on how to leverage the combined power of data, cloud and open source technologies to become industry leaders. Wipro IBM Novus Lounge brings together Wipro’s expertise across industries and IBM’s open source technologies, designed to be secure and scalable across the hybrid cloud, Data and AI, all running on Red Hat OpenShift promoting the journey to Cloud and journey to AI.”

Cloud is essentially the path to exciting future technological evolution to be witnessed in the field of digital transformation. Without it, the continuity of the internet is impossible to fathom. Hence, it has seen the fastest adoption than any other technology in the domain. Understand its promise for upending things at work and another sector has forced businesses to change their strategies. Therefore, this partnership can put Indian Business Brands on a global scale.