Companies extend decade-long partnership to help customers across industries realize value faster from app and cloud modernization initiatives
PALO ALTO, Calif. & NEW YORK & BANGALORE, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 4, 2022--
VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW) and Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO) announced an expanded collaboration that will enable customers to achieve the cloud freedom they desire with the enterprise control they require as they execute their digital strategies. The companies are bringing together the power of VMware Cross-Cloud™ services with industry-leading Wipro FullStride Cloud Services to help global enterprises accelerate app modernization and reduce the cost, complexity, and risk of moving to the cloud.
Multi-cloud architectures can accelerate service delivery and give lines of business and IT the flexibility to innovate using the best services from different cloud providers, without lock-in. Multi-cloud also comes with inherent complexity that can slow down application development, increase management costs, create networking and security blind spots, and produce sub-par user experiences.
VMware and Wipro are collaborating to help eliminate the complexity and risk inherent in customers’ multi-cloud initiatives. Wipro will offer a full portfolio of digital transformation services that includes VMware Cross-Cloud services across the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific.
“Digital transformation and multi-cloud are inseparable concepts, requiring that industry leaders such as VMware and Wipro bring together our collective strengths to help make multi-cloud as easy to adopt and manage as possible,” said Zia Yusuf, Senior Vice President, Strategic Ecosystem And Industry Solutions, VMware. “Together, VMware and Wipro are providing enterprises the solutions and services they need to harness the power of multi-cloud to achieve value from technology investments faster, compete more effectively, and operate their businesses more efficiently and securely.”
“The innovative solutions we have created with VMware enable enterprises to accelerate the development and deployment of modern apps while dramatically simplifying the management of a multi-cloud infrastructure,” said Jason Eichenholz, Senior Vice President, Global Head of Ecosystems & Partnerships, Wipro Limited. “This strategic partnership will help customers accelerate innovation and drive agility and scale, which makes it an exciting proposition for leading enterprises.”
Through the combination of Wipro FullStride Cloud Services and VMware Cross-Cloud services, customers can address the following strategic priorities:
Scale Cloud Native Platform Operations: Wipro FullStride Cloud Services’ cloud native acceleration platform (CNAP) is a fully orchestrated cloud-agnostic platform built on the comprehensive Tanzu portfolio, including Tanzu Application Platform, Tanzu Build Service, Tanzu Kubernetes Grid, and Tanzu Service Mesh. The platform utilizes code-ready workspaces and templated modernization recipes to build modern apps and provides developers both autonomy and speed for faster application releases. Zero-touch operations are enabled through BoundaryLess Container Platform with ready-made pipelines powered by Tanzu Mission Control, Tanzu Observability, and partner ecosystem solutions to provide seamless and automated lifecycle management across Apps, Kubernetes, and containers.
Accelerate Enterprise Cloud Transformation: Wipro FullStride Cloud Services Global Cloud Studios with VMware Cloud gives customers a safe, fast, cost-effective path to the cloud, with the flexibility to match any app to the right cloud environment. This includes VMware Cloud on AWS, Azure VMware Solution, Google Cloud VMware Engine or a native hyperscale cloud. Global Cloud Studios provides future-ready cloud lifecycle services, incorporating workload-centric cloud assessment and R-Lane decisions, landing zone design, automated migration planning and execution using VMware HCX, and Machine Learning-driven managed services. This powerful synergy helps customers accelerate time to value, optimize service delivery, lower costs, and improve performance with a comprehensive and consistent cloud platform to run modern apps.
Wipro was recently recognized with a 2022 Partner Lifecycle Services award as part of the annual VMware Partner Achievement Awards. This award recognizes Wipro for growing long-term customer-partner relationships and increasing customer satisfaction.
VMware is a leading provider of multi-cloud services for all apps, enabling digital innovation with enterprise control. As a trusted foundation to accelerate innovation, VMware software gives businesses the flexibility and choice they need to build the future. Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, VMware is committed to building a better future through the company’s 2030 Agenda. For more information, please visit www.vmware.com/company.
About Wipro Limited
Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO) is a leading global information technology, consulting, and business process services company. We harness the power of cognitive computing, hyper-automation, robotics, cloud, analytics, and emerging technologies to help our clients adapt to the digital world and make them successful. A company recognized globally for its comprehensive portfolio of services, strong commitment to sustainability and good corporate citizenship, we have over 240,000 dedicated employees serving clients across six continents. Together, we discover ideas and connect the dots to build a better and a bold new future.
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