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Wipro Retains Leadership Position in Zinnov’s ’Global R&D Service Provider’ Ratings for the Fourth Consecutive Year


Bangalore, India - Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT), a leading global Information Technology, Consulting and Outsourcing company today announced that it has been ranked as a leader in the ’Global R&D Service Provider’ survey by Zinnov Management Consulting for the fourth successive year. Zinnov is a leading Globalization and Market Expansion Advisory firm that helps companies globalize their R&D/Product Engineering activities.

Zinnov’s ’Global R&D Service Provider Rating 2013’ has recognized Wipro as a leader in seven industries including Consumer Electronics, Telecommunications, Semiconductors, Computing Peripherals & Storage, Automotive, Enterprise Software and Consumer Software. Zinnov has evaluated these ratings on five key parameters including scalability, R&D practice maturity, breadth of R&D services, innovation and eco system connects.

Zinnov’s Global R&D Service Providers Rating 2013 has comprehensively analyzed the top 75 R&D service providers across the world in 13 major industry segments. Service Providers were evaluated on the basis of their capabilities and vertical coverage. The analysis includes user experience, systems software, embedded systems, mechanical & electrical engineering services and engineering analytics.

“Wipro has consistently kept up pace with changing customer needs in the Product Engineering space. Be it adopting flexible business models, taking a solution led approach or co-investing in developing a product and taking it to market Wipro has demonstrated strong capability. Wipro’s vertical specific solutions and PDLC (Product Development Life Cycle) accelerators give it a definite edge as an engineering partner.” said Sundararaman Viswanathan, Engagement Manager, Zinnov Management Consulting Pvt. Ltd.

"We are delighted to receive this accolade from Zinnov for the fourth consecutive year. It reaffirms the confidence our customers have in our deep domain knowledge and technical expertise. We will continue to drive high impact innovation for our customers through proactive investments in industry specific Intellectual Property and superior delivery processes,” said G K Prasanna, Senior Vice President, Product Engineering Solutions and Global Infrastructure Services, Wipro.

Wipro enables creation of a new wave of experiences through intelligent products, connected infrastructure and engineering & manufacturing process solutions. Wipro’s solutions help to design, test and manufacture products quickly with technology expertise in software, electronics and mechanical engineering, industry specific knowledge, partnerships and efficient processes. Product compliance and certification labs ensure rigorous testing under the most extreme conditions to minimize post-deployment defects, thus reducing the total cost of ownership for customers.

About Wipro Ltd.
Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT) is a leading Information Technology, Consulting and Outsourcing company that delivers solutions to enable its clients do business better. Wipro delivers winning business outcomes through its deep industry experience and a 360 degree view of “Business through Technology” - helping clients create successful and adaptive businesses. A company recognized globally for its comprehensive portfolio of services, a practitioner’s approach to delivering innovation, and an organization wide commitment to sustainability, Wipro has a workforce of 140,000 serving clients across 57 countries. For more information, please visit

About Zinnov
Founded in 2002, Zinnov – meaning Zeal in Innovation – is a leading Globalization and Market Expansion Advisory firm, with specialization in areas like Global Sourcing, Emerging Markets Expansion, Human Capital Optimization, Small & Medium Businesses, Innovation, Cloud Computing and Enterprise Mobility. Zinnov provides advice to global leaders in business and technology and works collectively with them to tackle prevailing organizational challenges by analyzing changing dynamics, improving performance, and building institutional capability. The services delivered to its clients through advanced reasoning and analytical techniques, provides solutions that help in integrating organizational vision, business definition and processes. For more information, please visit

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