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Wipro Technologies (Wipro Limited)

Wipro Technologies, also known as Wipro Limited, is an India-based software and technology service provider that targets the global market. 

Wipro's service-offerings include:

Analytics and Information Management
Business Application Services
Business Process Outsourcing Services
Cloud Services
Consulting Services
Eco Energy Services
Infrastructure Management Services
Mobility Solutions
Product Engineering Services

Wipro Limited also has a hardware business unit called Wipro Infotech that sells notebooks, desktops and storage devices primarily to government departments and public sector undertakings (PSUs) in India. Wipro's subsidiaries include Wipro Consumer Care & Lighting, Wipro GE Medical Systems Limited and Wipro Infrastructure Engineering.

Headed by chairman Azim Premji, son of the founder, Mohamed Hasham Premji, Wipro Ltd started out in 1945 as Western India Products, a company that sold vegetable oil. The company later diversified into the manufacture of soaps and other consumer products and ventured into technology in 1985, selling locally-made computers. As of this writing, its subsidiaries include Wipro Consumer Care & Lighting, Wipro GE Medical Systems Limited and Wipro Infrastructure Engineering.

 

This was last updated in August 2012
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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