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Wipro launches Microsoft Business Unit for digital transformation solutions

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The Indian IT major on Wednesday (18 March 2020) said the business unit will leverage Microsoft's technologies to meet customers' cloud needs.

Wipro said the unit will focus on the development and evangelization of solutions leveraging Microsoft's enterprise cloud services. This initiative is an outcome of Wipro's expanded global alliance with Microsoft to accelerate cloud adoption and digital transformation for its customers across sectors.Wipro's Microsoft Business Unit consists of a team of trained and certified Azure consultants and specialists.

The new unit will offer domain-based solutions and solution accelerators, including Wipro's Cloud Studio which delivers migration for different workloads on Microsoft Azure, Data, Microsoft Dynamics 365. The unit will also offer Wipro's LiVE Workspace solution which leverages Microsoft's Modern Workplace, Microsoft 365 as well as LUIS and the Power platform to help customers unbox an intelligent, future-ready workplace where apps and data can be accessed from anywhere, anytime and on any device. Further, it will offer Wipro's Data Discovery Platform (DDP) empowers customers with actionable insights by exploring varied data sources through sophisticated techniques such as pattern discovery, Auto ML, visual sciences and storytelling to simplify interpretation and decision-making. The core of this platform brings together the Wipro HOLMES Artificial Intelligence and Microsoft Azure.

Wipro recently completed a cloud migration project leveraging Microsoft Azure for Mitie, a leading facilities management and professional services company headquartered in the UK. The successful migration of workload from on-premise to cloud environment helped the client achieve business flexibility, security and scalability, thereby improving the company's overall operational efficiency.

Wipro's consolidated net profit fell 3.79% to Rs 2,455.90 crore on a 2.28% rise in net sales to Rs 15,470.50 crore in Q3 December 2019 over Q2 September 2020.

Wipro is a global information technology, consulting and business process services company.

Shares of Wipro lost 0.88% to Rs 168.30 on BSE. The scrip hovered in the range of Rs 162.45 to Rs 168.85 so far. The stock hit a 52-week low at Rs 162.45 during the intraday trade.

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First Published: Thu, March 19 2020. 10:11 IST