IT major Wipro Limited has inked a multi-year, global strategic IT and digital deal with National Grid, a London-based multinational electric and gas utility provider, to speed up its digital innovation journey, as informed to a regulatory filing to the stock exchanges today.
“Our data center consolidation efforts will allow us to realize an over 60 per cent reduction in our data center footprint as well as realize a 40 per cent reduction in our data center CO2 emissions.
Additionally this transformational program, in conjunction with Wipro, will position our IT capabilities to enable modernized SDDC techniques, technologies, and operating model to accelerate our own digital transformation as National Grid continues to build the future of energy,” said Daniel Jablonski, Head of Cloud and Hosting Services, National Grid.
As mentioned in the statement, the sustainable data centers will ensure enhanced program governance, and intensify consolidation and the migration of all server and application functions from the traditional data centers. Besides, Wipro will also be supporting the migration and transition to managed services, including the implementation of a hybrid cloud solution for National Grid’.”
“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, Vice President – ENU Sector Head, Wipro Limited.