Wipro and Axeda form Global Alliance to Deliver M2M Solutions

        Wipro and Axeda form Global Alliance to Deliver M2M Solutions

  PR Newswire

  BARCELONA, Spain, February 27, 2013

BARCELONA, Spain, February 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --



       Wipro to Provide M2M Services Powered by the Axeda Machine Cloud

Wipro Technologies, the Global Information Technology, Consulting and
Outsourcing business of Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT) and Axeda Corporation, the
leading provider of cloud-based service and software for managing connected
products and delivering machine-to-machine (M2M) applications, today announced
a strategic alliance. Together, Wipro and Axeda will provide services and
end-to-end solutions to help organizations connect with any asset, leverage
machine data to enhance business processes and develop new innovative
enterprise applications.

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The Axeda Machine Cloud is a cloud-based service for managing connected assets
and implementing innovative M2M applications. It facilitates rapid M2M
application development and includes out-of-the-box device and asset
management applications to reduce the cost and complexity of implementing M2M
solutions. When coupled with Wipro's development services, system integration
, industry expertise and global presence, organizations now have access to
best of breed capabilities that enable them to evolve from basic machine
monitoring and service to the most advanced levels of machine data integration
in the enterprise, and connected product optimization and differentiation.

Benefits of the Wipro  -  Axeda Solution include:

  *Faster-time to market. Wipro's strategic relationship with Axeda ensures
    built-in expertise that fundamentally enables faster rollout of M2M
    services.

  *Simplified experience. From device management to quick application
    enablement, organizations can pick a solution that is easily repeated,
    making every aspect of M2M offerings easier.

  *Increased revenue. End-to-end solution reduces implementation risks,
    program management and custom development costs, and speeds time-to-value.

"The market needs a comprehensive solution provider with global reach that can
provide a horizontal M2M platform with vertical industry offerings," said Ayan
Mukerji,  S enior  V ice  P resident and  G lobal  H ead , Media  and
Telecom,  Wipro  Technologies . "Our clients engage with us for strategic
guidance on how to get their respective organizations connected, and then what
to do with the data, once they are connected. Our alliance with Axeda ensures
that organizations in every geographic region, serving a variety of vertical
industries, have the ability to launch a M2M offering that is easier, faster
and significantly more cost effective than creating their own."

"One of the most valuable uses of real-time machine data is detailed
predictive analytics," said Jack Sweeney, chief executive officer at Axeda .
"Wipro brings extensive capabilities in Big Data analytics across a variety of
verticals including telecommunications and media, healthcare, energy and
utilities and manufacturing. The combination of real-time machine data from
Axeda with Wipro's analytics will help our joint customers make better
decisions that foster better outcomes."

"Yankee Group has long held the belief that strong industry partnerships such
as this can act as a major catalyst to unlocking the transformational power of
machine to machine data communications," said Brian Partridge, vice president
of research at Yankee Group . "At the intersection where enterprise M2M
applications, enabling platforms, and real-time analytics meet is one of the
most promising, but yet untapped, areas in the market today. Solutions that
can unlock that value hold the potential to be game changing for enterprise
customers seeking to increase revenues, improve efficiency, and/or enhance
customer experience by adding M2M to their business operations.  Assuming
excellent strategic partner collaboration and execution between Wipro and
Axeda, customers stand to benefit from the combined competencies and
experience two of the early leaders in M2M can bring to the table."

The Wipro and Axeda portfolio was built and tested in Wipro's state-of-the-art
M2M Center of Excellence in Bangalore. Reference applications are being
showcased today at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. To learn more, please
visit us in Hall 7, Booth 7C94 or visit
http://www.wipro.com/mwc-2013/wipro@mwc.html .

About Wipro Technologies

Wipro Technologies, the global IT business of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT) is a
leading Information Technology, Consulting and Outsourcing company, that
delivers solutions to enable its clients do business better. Wipro
Technologies delivers winning business outcomes through its deep industry
experience and a 360 degree view of "Business through Technology" - helping
clients create successful and adaptive businesses. A company recognized
globally for its comprehensive portfolio of services, a practitioner's
approach to delivering innovation and an organization wide commitment to
sustainability, Wipro Technologies has over 140,000 employees and clients
across 54 countries. For more information, please visit http://www.wipro.com

About Axeda

Axeda provides the leading cloud-based service and software for managing
connected products and implementing innovative M2M applications -
significantly reducing the cost and complexity of connecting and remotely
servicing the products of the world's leading companies. Axeda customers use
its M2M application enablement platform to deliver innovative M2M solutions
and optimize their business processes with data from their connected products.

By relying on the Axeda® Platform to power their connected products, companies
are transforming their business by improving customer satisfaction, reducing
costs, and generating new sources of revenue. The M2M solutions behind these
connected products range from remote service, fleet management, usage-based
insurance, asset tracking, mHealth, and more. Join our developer community at:

http://developer.axeda.com and learn more at http://www.axeda.com .

Forward-looking and Cautionary Statements

Certain statements in this release concerning our future growth prospects are
forward-looking statements, which involve a number of risks, and uncertainties
that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in such
forward-looking statements. The risks and uncertainties relating to these
statements include, but are not limited to, risks and uncertainties regarding
fluctuations in our earnings, revenue and profits, our ability to generate and
manage growth, intense competition in IT services, our ability to maintain our
cost advantage, wage increases in India, our ability to attract and retain
highly skilled professionals, time and cost overruns on fixed-price,
fixed-time frame contracts, client concentration, restrictions on immigration,
our ability to manage our international operations, reduced demand for
technology in our key focus areas, disruptions in telecommunication networks,
our ability to successfully complete and integrate potential acquisitions,
liability for damages on our service contracts, the success of the companies
in which we make strategic investments, withdrawal of fiscal governmental
incentives, political instability, war, legal restrictions on raising capital
or acquiring companies outside India, unauthorized use of our intellectual
property, and general economic conditions affecting our business and industry.
Additional risks that could affect our future operating results are more fully
described in our filings with the United States Securities and Exchange
Commission. These filings are available at http://www.sec.gov . We may, from
time to time, make additional written and oral forward-looking statements,
including statements contained in the company's filings with the Securities
and Exchange Commission and our reports to shareholders. We do not undertake
to update any forward-looking statement that may be made from time to time by
us or on our behalf.

Media Inquiries Axeda Catherine Purcell Gryska +1-508-530-5313 cpg@axeda.com
Dan Carlson +1-617-969-9192 dcarlson@corporateink.com   Wipro Technologies
Marc Jacobson +1-617-819-4256 marc.jacobson@wipro.com Dirk Lewis
+91-7760983976 dirk.lewis@wipro.com
 
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