Sep 7: Indian IT major Wipro has won a 5-year IT applications management contract from Outokumpu, the Finland-based global leader in stainless steel.
As per the five-year contract, the company will provide applications management services for Outokumpu’s SAP landscape along with legacy applications support to cover Outokumpu locations, globally.
Leveraging the Wipro HOLMES artificial intelligence platform, the company will drive the next phase of delivery through enhanced user experience and productivity and accelerate processes through automation.
Outokumpu aims to increase business efficiencies through operational excellence and cost optimisation measures as part of its 2020 vision to be the best value creator in stainless steel, a statement said.
Abidali Z. Neemuchwala, CEO and Member of the Board, Wipro Limited said, “Wipro has been committed to delivering business efficiency to Outokumpu over the last four years. I am proud to win their continued confidence in us.
“We will leverage our strong understanding of the manufacturing business domain and capabilities in new and emerging technologies, to enable Outokumpu become more agile, deliver innovative products and solutions to their customers faster and strengthen their leadership position in the market place,” he added
Roeland Baan, CEO, Outokumpu said: “Wipro has proven that they know how to support Outokumpu in our transformation. We look forward to their continued positive contribution and strengthening our partnership with Wipro.”