Wipro wins 10-year deal from British IT firm
Posted on Feb 25 2014 | IANS
Bangalore, Feb 25 : Indian IT bellwether Wipro Ltd Tuesday announced it had won a 10-year multi-million dollar contract from the Britain-based leading integrated support services firm Carillion Plc.
As a global strategic partner, Wipro will provide integrated IT and back-office services to Carillion, which operates across industry verticals in Britain, West Asia and Canada, providing a range of solutions, including project finance, design, construction and support services.
Carillion also handles public-private partnership projects
"We will deliver operational and cost efficiency to Carillion through its outsourcing and transformation services as our engagement covers its IT infrastructure and applications, human resources) and finance and accounting) business process outsourcing (BPO) services," Wipro vice-president for engineering and construction Arjun Ramaraju said in a statement here.
Leveraging its domain expertise in platform-driven integrated delivery of IT and BPO services, the global software major will partner with Carillion for joint business and technology transformation projects the world over.
"We will work with Wipro to develop this strategic partnership for delivering IT services to our global customers and explore new opportunities for both of us," Carillion group finance director Richard Adam said in the statement.