statesman news service
KOLKATA, 4 JUNE: Wipro Ltd today announced that it has been selected as a strategic IT partner by Dubai based Majid Al Futtaim Ventures LLC, one of the subsidiaries of the Majid Al Futtaim group of companies.
As a part of the five-year engagement, Wipro will support the implementation of an ERP solution as well as provide managed services, including infrastructure platforms and applications support for Majid Al Futtaim Ventures LLC, a leading developer of some of the region&’s most iconic leisure concepts and experiences.
Founded in 1992, Majid Al Futtaim group of companies is one of the leading shopping mall, retail and leisure pioneers with operations in 12 countries and over 24,000 employees, it said.
Commenting on the development, Mr Mukund Seetharaman, General Manager & Business Head (Gulf), Wipro Ltd, said in a statement: "This engagement will further strengthen Wipro&’s positioning in the West Asian market, a key focus area for us for the past decade. We are confident that our global solutions will enhance and streamline the business processes at Majid Al Futtaim Ventures and propel their further growth."
Wipro&’s managed services offering will involve supplying the hardware, hosting it and enabling Data Center and disaster recovery on cloud for Majid Al Futtaim Ventures. This will ensure improved asset management, operational efficiency, robust back office operations and business continuity.
As part of the ERP implementation, Wipro will also engage with Majid Al Futtaim Ventures to set up a Finance Shared Services Center, thereby allowing transactional accounting operations to be standardised, more controlled, effective and efficient across the business.