Wipro Develops Big Data Analytics-as-a-Service Platform on Azure
EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., & BANGALORE, India, Aug. 7, 2017 — Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today announced the availability of Data Discovery Platform, its big data analytics-as-a-service solution on Microsoft Azure. The solution accelerates insight-driven decision-making through pre-built applications for specific industries, such as banking and financial services, retail, energy, education and manufacturing.
Wipro’s Data Discovery Platform will enable businesses to embark on an analytics journey with value-added services of process simplification and business transformation to bridge the gap between the insights required by business and the information that is available. Wipro Data Discovery Platform is available in an outcome-based ‘pay-per-insight’ cloud delivery model. The platform leverages Microsoft’s Cortana Intelligence Suite which includes HDInsight, Stream Analytics, Data Lake Analytics, Machine Learning and Power BI to build analytical applications. Currently, fourteen Wipro Data Discovery Platform applications have been showcased on Microsoft Advanced Analytics Partner Solution Showcase.
Wipro and Microsoft have collaborated on various aspects of the solution, including engineering, solution enhancements, and joint go-to market strategy.
“Together, Microsoft and Wipro have built an industry sector-specific apps ecosystem on the Data Discovery Platform. Today, the platform is a significant enabler of Analytics led Digital Transformation delivering Analytics-as-a-Service to organizations. We believe that this is a reflection of the Wipro Data Discovery Platform’s maturity and Microsoft’s confidence in the prowess of this platform,” said Pallab Deb, Vice President & Global Head – Analytics, Wipro Limited.
“Wipro’s Data Discovery Platform is a leading example of leveraging the data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities of Microsoft Azure cloud to build novel domain-specific business applications across industry verticals. By developing pre-built domain specific apps on the platform, Wipro is able to accelerate time-to-value while ensuring scalability and performance. Wipro is well-positioned to build effective systems of intelligence for clients with the power of Cortana Intelligence, Power BI and Azure,” said Joseph Sirosh, Corporate VP, Cloud AI Platform, Microsoft.
Wipro and Microsoft have been strategic partners for decades. Wipro has demonstrated its commitment to this relationship by investing in new industry-leading solutions for customers on the Azure platform.
To learn more about Wipro’s Data Discovery Platform, visit http://www.wipro.com/microsite/ddp/
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 160,000 dedicated employees serving clients across six continents. Together, we discover ideas and connect the dots to build a better and a bold new future.