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Harman International Outsources Global It Infrastructure Services To Wipro Technologies


Washington, DC. – Harman International Industries, Incorporated (NYSE: HAR) announced today that it has signed an agreement with Wipro Technologies to transfer responsibility for Harman’s Information Technology infrastructure to the solutions provider. Phased implementation of the initiative is expected within six months.

The agreement will impact Harman information technology operations in ten countries across the Americas, Europe and Asia. Wipro’s initial scope of supply will include help desk operations plus administration of desktop systems, servers and networking.

“Wipro’s deep solutions expertise and emerging country resources will help to deliver the world-class infrastructure and agility required to support our growing global operations,” said Dinesh C. Paliwal, Harman Chief Executive Officer. “Our IT professionals will also benefit from new career path choices through their association with a premier solution provider.”

“We are delighted with the confidence shown by this association,” said P R Chandrasekar, President, Europe & Americas. “We see customers interested in taking advantage of globally delivered services and further optimizing their operations through innovative use of technology and well defined support processes.

Wipro Technologies, a division of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT) is one of the largest product engineering and support service providers worldwide. Wipro provides comprehensive research and development services, IT solutions and services, including systems integration, information systems outsourcing, package implementation, software application development, and maintenance services to corporations globally. For more information, please visit Wipro websites at and

Harman International ( designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of audio and infotainment products for the automotive, consumer and professional markets. The Company maintains a strong presence in the Americas, Europe and Asia and employs more than 11,000 people worldwide. The Harman International family of brands spans some 15 leading names including AKG, Audioaccess, Becker, BSS, Crown, dbx, DigiTech, Harman Kardon, Infinity, JBL, Lexicon, Mark Levinson, Revel, QNX, Soundcraft and Studer. The Company’s stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the Symbol HAR.


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