Bangalore: IT major Wipro today launched a first of its kind Open Data Centre – Centre of Excellence (CoE) with the underlying theme of ‘Software Defined Infrastructure’ (SDI).
Wipro’s Open Data Centre – CoE integrates proprietary and Open Source solutions across all layers including Network, Storage, Compute and Cloud. The Centre of Excellence is aimed at transforming client Data Centres leveraging Wipro’s Adoption Framework, comprising of Wipro IP assets including accelerators, tools, migration methodologies and infrastructure automation applications. The CoE also draws from Wipro’s significant investments in emerging areas such as Open Stack framework. This is part of Wipro’s organization wide initiative to build in house SDI and Open Source solutions.
G K Prasanna, President & Chief Executive – Global Infrastructure Services (GIS), Wipro Ltd. said, “Wipro’s Open Data Centre is an industry leading data centre platform, demonstrating Wipro’s commitment to help clients navigate through challenges associated with transformation of data centres in the new world. We have launched this CoE to build, integrate, test and demonstrate customer aligned SDI solutions and bringing in significant IP assets to address issues as clients undergo this transition and manage heterogeneous environments.”
Wipro’s Open Data Centre – CoE has three data centres, with dual Data Centre architecture. These are located in Mountain View, USA and Wipro’s Electronic City campus in Bangalore India.
The Centre of Excellence demonstrates multiple disruptive Software Defined technologies in action to simulate real world Data centre environment where legacy and Software Defined Infrastructure (SDI) co-exist. The CoE demonstrates how the custom developed tools and plug-ins can be leveraged to achieve integration across diverse and different generation of underlying computer, network and storage technologies and give unified end-user experience.
Wipro has forged strategic and niche technology alliances with Silicon Valley start-ups and mid-size OEMs to offer comprehensive and future-proof solutions to customers.
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