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Wipro partners with London-based National Grid to accelerate digital transformation, data center integration



Shares of Wipro closed at Rs 695.70, down 0.88 per cent on the BSE.

According to a regulatory filing, leading information technology (IT) services company major Wipro Ltd signed a multi-year, global strategic IT and digital deal with London-based multinational electric and gas utility provider – National Grid. stock exchange today.

According to a Wipro statement, the country’s leading IT, consulting and business process services company will help National Grid’s digital transformation, integrate its managed services, and provide next-generation hosting services to its data centers across the United Kingdom and the United States. to be consolidated.

“Our data center consolidation efforts will see us realize a more than 60 percent reduction in our data center footprint as well as a 40 percent reduction in our data center CO2 emissions.

Additionally, this transformational program, in conjunction with Wipro, will position our IT capabilities to enable modern SDDC techniques, technologies and operating models to accelerate our own digital transformation as National Grid continues to build the future of energy. That is,’ said Daniel Jablonski, head of cloud and hosting services, National Grid.

Permanent data centers will allow for enhanced program governance, and enhanced consolidation and migration of all server and application functions from traditional data centers. Wipro will also support mainframe migration and transition to managed services, including the implementation of a hybrid cloud solution for National Grid, according to its statement.

“… This new collaboration builds on the successful two-decade-old partnership between the two companies. Wipro will employ standardized tools and processes to provide cloud services that will strengthen National Grid’s infrastructure services, and support its strategic business objectives,” said Geoffrey Jew, Vice President, ENU Sector Head, Wipro Ltd.

On Thursday, October 21, shares of Wipro closed at Rs 695.70, down 0.88 per cent on the BSE. Today, Wipro opened at Rs 707.05 on the BSE in the entire trading session, touching an intraday high of Rs 707.80 and an intraday low of Rs 681.85.


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