- This is one of the most innovative partnerships announced so far
- Google is seeing a significant opportunity with SAP customers moving towards the Google Cloud Platform especially during the Covid – 19 pandemic
- Wipro is planning to launch a G Suite for some of their employees as a workplace productivity platform.
According to a report, Wipro has joined hands with Google for migration of its enterprise-wide SAP footprint to the Cloud Platform. This partnership is expected to bring SAP applications and workloads to the cloud to support the country’s fourth largest software services firm’s 180,000 plus employees.
“As a provider of digital transformation services to some of the world’s most impactful business, it is critical that the company’s own core systems and technologies are running on intelligent and modern platforms that encompass the needs of the future” said Bhanumurthy B.M, President and Chief Operating Officer, Wipro. He also shared that the technology that is presently available, and the design led approach that they are about to take would benefit the customers.
As reported by ET, Google’ Cloud President, Robert Enslin called it a “bellwether” and said that it is one of the most innovative partnerships announced in the last year. It crosses over cloud into artificial intelligence and machine learning and into the collaborative suite that we are working with today and will shape how we are going to interact in the future.
He also added that Google, is seeing a significant opportunity with SAP customers moving on to the Google Cloud Platform especially during the Covid – 19 pandemic and it is the fastest growing workload that is increasing capabilities around new data sets, Artificial learning and Machine Learning technology.
Greater operational efficiency
Wipro and Google Cloud also have a long track record of working together to help enterprises achieve greater operational efficiency, innovation, and risk mitigation along their cloud offerings.
Bhanumurthy also shared that the company has seen a positive change with Theirry Delaporte taking over as its chief executive has identified partnerships as one of the pillars for growth over the last few year adding that the right partnership means greater ability to innovate.
As reported, the company has set up a Google innovation arena which is a cloud studio, where it can demonstrate and customers can experience what it means to go to the Google Cloud. “That’s the kind of investment that we have done to be able to bring this partnership together, apart from building solutions which can help customers migrate to the cloud very fast”, added Bhanumurthy.
Wipro will also roll out G Suite for some of their employees as a workplace productivity platform. Enslin of Google said that in the Covid 19 world now companies are getting ready for digital transformation be it financial service institutions, banking, etc. “We see this general trend with industries where they now need to compete in a different world because supply chains and manufacturing areas have completely adjusted itself.
And so enterprise workloads are moving into Cloud providers like Google Cloud, to create more effectiveness, to create more efficiency, bring collaborative tools as well”. He also added that the partnership with Wipro is important since it will use AI and ML and generate the next level of innovation.