Wipro inks four Kuwaiti deals
Wipro Infotech, the Middle East, India and Asia Pacific IT division of US$1.35 billion Wipro has signed agreements with Gulf Insurance Company, Kuwait Foundation, Investment Dar and Future Communications in Kuwait.
Wipro Infotech, the Middle East, India and Asia Pacific IT division of US$1.35 billion Wipro, has signed agreements with Gulf Insurance Company, Kuwait Foundation for Advancement of Sciences, Investment Dar and Future Communications Company in Kuwait.
These agreements include tasks such as application development, IT consultancy, infrastructure related services and awareness programs on Six Sigma quality standards.
“The Middle East is a critical component of our global expansion strategy, as it is a rapidly growing IT services market. We are committed to building a strong business base here in Kuwait as well as rest of the Middle East,” says Suresh Vaswani, president, Wipro Infotech.
Wipro commenced operations in Kuwait in August 2003 with a focus on the large verticals such as oil and gas, telecom, banking and insurance, government and retail.
Having started its Middle East operations in June 2001, in just under three years, it claims to have built a strong customer base in Kuwait, UAE, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia employing more than 300 people.
“The service delivery models, commitment to quality and a focus on cost-effective solutions have made India the world’s preferred IT destination. In line with this, Wipro has been at the forefront of the quality revolution and is committed to bringing high quality cost effective IT Services to customers in Kuwait,” adds Vaswani.