Wipro bags IT support services contract from Vodafone Essar

Wipro bags IT support services contract from Vodafone Essar

New Delhi: Software giant Wipro on Tuesday said it has bagged a contract for providing support services to telecom firm Vodafone Essar’s fixed line enterprise business customers for an undisclosed amount.

Under the contract, Wipro will provide a wide range of services, including network design and implementation and integration with existing IT applications, for a period of three years.

In addition, Wipro will set up an Enterprise Network Operation Centre to manage Vodafone Essar’s fixed line customers, Wipro said in a statement.

“Through this partnership, we hope to bring an innovative approach to servicing the enterprise telecom market and also enhance our business revenues," Vodafone Essar director - Enterprise and Carrier Business Naveen Chopra said.

However, the company did not disclose the financial details of the deal.

“We will implement Wipro’s best practices in the managed services space to help Vodafone Essar deliver better service to enterprise customers in a fast growing market. Wipro’s telecom expertise and proven global delivery model will help give Vodafone Essar’s customers a better quality of service as well as support Vodafone Essar’s growth plans," said Wipro senior VP & global head (Global Communication Service) Anil Jain.

Shares of Wipro closed at 434.75 on the BSE today, up 0.91% from the previous close.