Bangalore, India, London, UK and East Brunswick, New Jersey, USA – November 09, 2015: Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today announced that it has been positioned in the 'Winner's Circle', by the leading analyst firm HfS Research, for its advanced information security capabilities in enabling digital trust for its customers.
Wipro's leadership position was included in HfS Research's October 2015 report titled "Blueprint Report on Trust as a Service" authored by Fred McClimans, Managing Director, Digital Trust, Consumer and Security Services at HfS Research. In the report, HfS Research assessed the capabilities of thirteen IT service providers, to cover the Digital Trust and Security market, with a focus on broad security abilities grounded by Managed Security Services and enhanced by overall information security, risk, and trust offerings. The Blueprint ratings are based on data points which are crowd sourced from buyers, providers, advisors and influencers of Managed Security Services.
The report notes Wipro’s differentiated ability to blend cybersecurity with end-to-end digital and business services designed to support specific business outcomes and integrate into non-security services. It particularly highlights Wipro’s potential to move quickly with emerging physical and digital services to address emerging, non-traditional, and behavioural threats.
“Driving ecosystem security through integrated security and digital frameworks, Wipro has a focus that aligns extremely well with the HfS Digital Trust Framework, and has backed it up with a business strategy that has helped position it very well,” said Fred McClimans.
Sheetal Mehta, Vice President & Global Head of Enterprise Security Solutions, Business Application Services, Wipro Limited said, "As enterprises take the Digital leap, the greater role of security is to embed behaviour and trust in all the initiatives being taken. Wipro's inclusion in HfS Winner’s Circle reinforces our commitment towards security being an enabler of digital initiatives of the future. Our strategic investments in innovative security platforms, coupled with industry solutions and robust global delivery capability empowers our customers to be secure and do business better.”