Wipro selects Google Cloud to advance its digital transformation strategy

Talking to ET, Google' Cloud President, Robert Enslin called it a “bellwether” and said that it is one of the most innovative partnerships announced in the last year. “It crosses over cloud into artificial intelligence and machine learning and int...

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Wipro will also roll out G Suite for some of its employees as a workplace productivity platform, the statement added.
Bengaluru: Wipro has partnered with Google for migration of its enterprise-wide SAP footprint to the Cloud platform. The engagement will bring SAP applications and workloads to the cloud to support the country’s fourth largest software services firm’s 180,000-plus employees.

Bhanumurthy B.M, President and Chief Operating Officer, Wipro said that as a provider of digital transformation services to some of the world’s most impactful businesses, it is critical that the company’s own core systems and technologies are running on intelligent and modern platforms that encompass the needs of the future. “The technology that we're getting into right now, and the kind of design led approach that we are taking, I think customers will benefit significantly from this,” he told ET.

Talking to ET, Google' Cloud President, Robert Enslin called it a “bellwether” and said that it is one of the most innovative partnerships announced in the last year. “It crosses over cloud into artificial intelligence and machine learning and into the collaborative suite that we are working with today and will shape how we are going to interact in the future.”


He added that Google, is seeing a significant opportunity with SAP customers moving on to the Google Cloud Platform especially during the Covid-19 pandemic and it is the fastest growing workload that is increasing capabilities around new data sets, Artificial learning and Machine Learning technology.

Wipro and Google Cloud also have a long track record of working together to help enterprises achieve greater operational efficiency, innovation, and risk mitigation along their cloud offerings.

Bhanumurthy said that the company which has recently seen a change of guard at the top with Thierry Delaporte taking over as its chief executive has identified partnerships as one of the pillars for growth over the last few year adding that the right partnership means greater ability to innovate.
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In the case of Google, the company has set up a Google innovation arena, which is a cloud studio, where it can demonstrate and customers can experience what it means to go to the Google Cloud. “That's the kind of investment that we have done to be able to bring this partnership together, apart from building solutions which can help customers migrate to the cloud very fast,” added Bhanumurthy.

Wipro will also roll out G Suite for some of their employees as a workplace productivity platform.

Enslin of Google said that in the Covid 19 world now companies are getting ready for digital transformation be it financial service institutions, banking etc. “We see this general trend with industries where they now need to compete in a different world because supply chains and manufacturing areas have completely adjusted itself. And so enterprise workloads are moving into Cloud providers like Google Cloud, to create more effectiveness, to create more efficiency, bring collaborative tools as well.” He added that the partnership with Wipro is important since it will use AI and ML and generate the next level of innovation.
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