Schneider, Wipro Partner For Automation

Wipro Technologies has partnered with global energy and automation firm Schneider Electric to market its industrial automation solutions in India.

{mosimage} Wipro Technologies (www.wipro.com) will market several of Paris-based electrical and automation supplier Schneider Electric's solutions in India, and will also offer additional commercial channel and project execution capability to market and deliver the company's solutions, Schneider Electric (www.schneider-electric.co.in) said in a statement.

“Our partnership with Wipro is an indicator of our commitment to the Indian market. It shows our willingness to go beyond conventional business models to grow our business here. This is just the beginning of our relationship with Wipro and we look forward to a very fruitful cooperation that will benefit our customers and both of our businesses,” Schneider executive vice-president Michel Crochon said.

The partnership will allow Wipro to market several of Schneider Electric’s products, including Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems in India. Initially, Wipro will market Schneider Electric’s Ampla MES product to the mining, mineral processing and metals industries.

“We see great synergies between Schneider Electric's range of customer solutions, Wipro's system integration capabilities and our collective reach in the market. This combination will be productive for both companies,” said Sreenath Venkappiah, vice president, Wipro Infotech.

Commenting on the agreement, Olivier Blum, country president, Schneider Electric India, said, “Wipro has a deep knowledge of the Indian market and great customer intimacy. We look forward to joining our strengths to accelerate the growth of our solutions to customers in the industry. Wipro’s matured consulting practice and proven delivery model for large and complex projects will help our collective customers make the most of their energy.”

About the author

Uday Lal Pai, udaylalpai@gmail.com, is a freelance journalist based in India.

Schneider Electric India
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Wipro Technologies
www.wipro.com

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