Bengaluru, NFAPost: Leading IT services company Wipro Limited signed a multi-year, global strategic IT and digital deal with London-based multinational electric and gas utility provider National Grid, to accelerate their digital innovation journey.
Wipro will help in the digital transformation of National Grid , integrating its managed services, and will merge the data centres across the United Kingdom and the United States to next-generation hosting services.
The sustainable data centers will allow enhanced program governance, and heightened consolidation and the migration of all server and application functions from the traditional data centers.
National Grid Chief Technology Officer Shannon Soland said as a strategic partner, Wipro will help the company accelerate its digital journey as it works to achieve next generation capabilities in infrastructure hosting services.
“Wipro’s expertise will be instrumental as we work to improve our operating model to align with our Net Zero carbon commitment,” said Shannon Soland.
Wipro will also support the mainframe migration and transition to managed services, including the implementation of a hybrid cloud solution for National Grid.
Wipro Limited Vice President and ENU Sector Head Geoffrey Jue said National Grid is one of the world’s largest utility companies, and Wipro is excited to be named as a strategic partner.
“This new collaboration builds on the successful two-decade-old partnership between the two companies. Wipro will employ standardized tools and processes to provide cloud services that will strengthen National Grid’s infrastructure services, and support its strategic business objectives,” said Geoffrey Jue.
As part of this engagement, Wipro through its Boundaryless Enterprise solutions will facilitate National Grid’s continued digital transformation, integration of its managed services and consolidation of multiple data centers across UK and US to next generation hosting services.
These sustainable data centers will allow for enhanced program governance, as well as heightened consolidation and the migration of all server and application functions from traditional data centers. Wipro will also help with mainframe migration and transition to managed services,
including the eventual implementation of a hybrid cloud solution for National Grid.