Wipro, SAP unveil first app for iPhone and iPad for SAP’s Manufacturing Execution 6.0

Telecom Lead India: Wipro Technologies, a global information technology,
consulting and outsourcing business of Wipro Limited, in collaboration with
SAP, announced the launch of ‘Wipro m-eXecute’.

Wipro m-eXecute is the first ever mobility app for the manufacturing sector and
caters to the niche space of manufacturing operations. It enables the
functionalities of SAP’s proprietary -Manufacturing Execution 6.0′ solution for
iPhone and iPad users and other platforms will be added in the later releases.
The solution is built on a Sybase Unwired Platform (SUP).

  Wipro m-eXecute provides extended value to our customers by enabling mobile access to
the shop floor user.  This innovation demonstrates the ability of Wipro to
accelerate delivery of key SAP initiatives through collaboration with SAP,”
said Mike Lackey, VP of LoB Manufacturing Solutions, SAP.

The app is based on the principles of faster decision making and timely execution
of transactions. The app is designed it to enable collaborative decision making
across the manufacturing value chain, said said N.S. Bala, senior vice
president and global head -Manufacturing and Hi-Tech, Wipro Technologies.

The app will find greater adoption in discrete industries like Hi-Tech, Automotive,
Semiconductor. With this technology, the company is eyeing the great market
opportunity in the manufacturing and natural resources, government and banking
and securities sector. Recently Gartner identified these markets as the biggest
IT spenders during the period (2011-2016) for the network services and mobile
devices sector. The research predicted that the 2012 IT Spending for
Manufacturing & Natural Resources industry vertical will be close to USD 55
billion”.

Wipro M2M solution helps communications service providers tap
M2M market opportunity

Earlier in March Wipro Technologies announced the launch of Wipro M2M, designed to
enable Communication Service Providers (CSPs) to launch Machine-to-Machine
(M2M) services quickly and cost effectively.

M2M is a potential area of investment for CSPs. It offers a new revenue generation
opportunity for CSPs challenged with declining ARPUs due to competition.
However, M2M deployment offers several challenges to providers due to several
reasons including the paucity of robust enterprise applications, highly complex
network and device ecosystem, and long lead times for deployment.

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