Wipro Cited as a Leader in Sustainable Technology Services by Independent Analyst Firm

Wipro Cited as a Leader in Sustainable Technology Services by Independent 
Analyst Firm 
BANGALORE, India and EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ, March 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Wipro 
Technologies, the Global Information Technology, Consulting and Outsourcing 
business of Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT) today announced, that it was named a 
"Leader" by Verdantix, a leading analyst firm in providing advice to clients 
in the field of energy, environment and sustainability challenges, in its 
report "Green Quadrant® Sustainable Technology Services (Global), March 2013". 
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Verdantix evaluated 16 of the leading sustainable technology service providers 
globally, based on interviews with 15 buyers representing firms with revenues 
of $183 billion, supplier responses to a 53 point questionnaire and detailed 
supplier interviews. The report says thatWipro's entry into the Leaders 
Quadrant for the first time shows that its investments have paid off.The most 
popular sustainability projects today are energy reduction, environmental 
management and sustainability performance reporting, but leading firms now 
look towards enterprise-wide transformational initiatives that will increase 
revenue and improve their brand and reputation. 
"We recognize that sustainability and EH&S (Environment Health and Safety) are 
key focus areas for enterprises in the Energy and Mining industries and we 
have significant capabilities to address them. Our HSSE (Health, Safety, 
Sustainability and Environment) frameworks focus on next generation safety and 
sustainability competences and hence being recognized by Verdantix as a leader 
in the Green Quadrant for Sustainable Technology Service Providers is 
extremely exciting", said Anand Padmanabhan, SVP and Global Head of Wipro - 
Energy, Natural Resources and Utilities, Wipro Technologies. 
"We are very pleased to be recognized by Verdantix as a leader in Sustainable 
Technology Services", said G K Prasanna, SVP and Head of Wipro EcoEnergy."We 
believe this recognition is a testament to our proven ability to help clients 
reduce energy costs and sustain them over a period of time. Our innovative 
approach of Analytics and Business correlation based logic helps us provide 
comprehensive energy management services. Wipro will continue to invest in the 
areas of technology and energy data management to bring in necessary 
standardization and benchmarking across industries." 
The report says that: 


    --  Wipro is notable for its work with utilities, retailers and in
        EH&S.
    --  Wipro has a broad portfolio in its EcoEnergy business with a
        best-in-class offering in real estate and manufacturing energy
        systems, and offers a comprehensive suite of renewable energy
        services focusing on implementation of Solar PV systems.
    --  It has built a large customer following, especially amongst
        retail & consumer packaged goods (CPG) clients. It offers
        attractive commercial terms, for example it will offer to
        invoice them only after the customers achieve energy bill
        savings, as part of its customer reward commercial models.
    --  Wipro has built a strong practice in smart meters in Australia,
        Europe and the US. It also works on smart grid projects for
        large utilities in the US and the UK.
    --  Wipro has considerable experience in advising clients on
        sustainability performance management and EH&S management in
        the oil and gas, and mining industries. It has been involved in
        large and strategic EH&S programs for oil & gas firms across US
        and Europe and companies in the Middle-East and Australia.

Wipro offers a comprehensive suite of energy management solutions to clients 
and helps them reduce their energy footprint, recover higher energy 
efficiencies from energy deployment and replace conventional with renewable 
energy sources. It helps the largest utilities coordinate the management of 
their smart meters and also advises clients on sustainability performance 
management and EH&S management in the oil and gas and mining industries

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.

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 Contacts:

India: Dirk Lewis Wipro Technologies +91-7760983976 dirk.lewis@wipro.com

US: Eric Belove Wipro Technologies +1-732-216-6242 eric.belove@wipro.com  UK: 
Rahul Kadavakolu Wipro Technologies +44-7920205496 rahul.kadavakolu@wipro.com

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