Wipro wins deal from Aussie retailer

Bangalore, June 16 (IANS) Indian IT bellwether Wipro Monday announced bagging a transformational IT applications and infrastructure deal from 7-Eleven, a leading convenience store chain in Australia.

"The deal will enable the retailer take real-time decisions and provide enhanced experience to end-customers," the global software major said in a statement here.

The engagement will allow the retail chain to launch new merchandise categories, improve efficiency of present categories, and initiate real-time promotions and on-board new processes during mergers and acquisitions.

"The project will improve business functionality at the store chain with the deployment of a real-time transactional and reporting infrastructure," Wipro's chief sales and operations officer Manoj Nagpal said in the statement.

The integrated project includes upgrades, migration and consolidation of the retailer's IT applications and infrastructure, which will help improve speed and agility of its go-to-market initiatives.

Powered by the SAP's High Performance Analytic Appliance (HANA) platform, the solution will set foundation for predictive customer analytics, to forecast and manage the retailer's future business requirements.

"By implementing the new infrastructure, we can flex our development environments on demand to support multiple business initiatives," 7-Eleven chief information officer Michael Park said on the occasion.

Wipro has been present in Australia since 2001 and is servicing its clients in banking, insurance, utilities, government, retail, consumer packaged goods, manufacturing, oil & gas, natural resources and transportation sectors.

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Story first published: Monday, June 16, 2014, 18:06 [IST]
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