Wipro gets five-year deal from Norwegian retailer

Bengaluru, Oct 28 (IANS) Software major Wipro on Wednesday announced winning a five-year IT contract from leading Norwegian retailer Coop Norge Handel AS.

“The strategic deal envisages transforming the retailer’s enterprise software landscape and upgrading its data centre infrastructure for superior performance,” the IT bellwether said in a statement here.

The Oslo-based century old cooperative firm claims to have 33 percent market share, with 1,500 stores and 1.3-million members across the Nordic country.

“Our engagement will benefit Coop’s supply chain and distribution operations and strengthen its move towards an efficient operating model with greater reach and availability,” Wipro chief executive for retail Srini Pallia said on the occasion.

The outsourcing major will deploy its new age technologies, frameworks and IP (intellectual property) for the transformative service.

“As a strategic partner, Wipro is a good cultural fit and brings value proposition for us. Its support to our SAP enterprise network and data centre infrastructure will enable us to serve customers better,” Coop chief information officer Magne Solberg said.

Wipro’s retail business unit has domain IT expertise in segments like food and fresh retailing, general merchandise, fashion and luxury and convenience stores.

“The partnership with Coop reiterates our focus and investments in the Nordic region. We will leverage our technology expertise and capabilities in SAP software to drive value for Coop,” Wipro chief executive for Continental Europe Ulrich Meister added.

Leave a Reply

Please enter your comment!

The opinions, views, and thoughts expressed by the readers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of www.mangalorean.com or any employee thereof. www.mangalorean.com is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the readers. Responsibility for the content of comments belongs to the commenter alone.  

We request the readers to refrain from posting defamatory, inflammatory comments and not indulge in personal attacks. However, it is obligatory on the part of www.mangalorean.com to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments to the concerned authorities upon their request.

Hence we request all our readers to help us to delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by informing us at  info@mangalorean.com. Lets work together to keep the comments clean and worthful, thereby make a difference in the community.

Please enter your name here