Wipro joined hands with Microsoft, Citrix on Digital Workspaces


Wipro has now joined the hands with the Citrix and Microsoft to help customers maintain business continuity in a post Coronavirus Pandemic world.

Wipro revealed that it would integrate a host of services from Microsoft and Citrix to create a cloud-based virtual computing environment. The combined solution will allow for the efficient deployment of reliable and secure digital workplaces, notes the announcement.

The solution aims at accommodating remote working while still adhering to resilience, cost, compatibility, and performance objectives. Wipro is bringing it’s a Desktop as a Service solution, VirtualDesk to the partnership, while Citrix has a host of digital workplace solutions such as desktops, gateway, virtual apps, and workspaces.

The integrated solutions are expected to help customers enable productive work from home atmospheres.

Executive Opinion

Satish Y, Vice President, Cloud & Infrastructure services, Wipro Limited, said, “The collaboration is a testament of our strength and our joint resolve to enhance the value we can create for our customers. We intend to bring together our strong complementary capabilities on virtualization tools & platforms, desktop & application integration and managed services, to help mitigate the impact of the pandemic. Wipro is a leader in workplace management services, Citrix in digital workspace solutions enabling remote work, and Microsoft brings expertise in cloud development. Together, we can equip enterprises to enhance employee experiences and connectivity to help achieve strategic business outcomes.”

Bronwyn Hastings - SVP, Worldwide Channel Sales & Ecosystems, Citrix, said, “Natural disasters and public health emergencies can strike anywhere, at any time. And when they do, companies need to be prepared to protect their employees, their customers and the communities in which they operate. This is where technology that enables remote work can be of real value. When a hurricane, wildfire, or pandemic prevents employees from physically getting to the office, they can connect to digital workspaces and access all of the tools and information they need to collaborate and get the work done from the safety of their homes without missing a step. We are pleased to align with our partners Wipro and Microsoft to deliver this.”

Wipro, Microsoft and Citrix Partnership

Microsoft technologies will accelerate cloud Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) solutions deployment. Microsoft is also bringing its Azure Active Directory and multi-factor authentication. Windows Defender's advanced threat protection will also be integrated into the business continuity solution.

Wipro IP based solution accelerators, application lifecycle management tools and cloud migration assessment tools will help organizations to identify the right set of applications for their business continuity needs. 

In the month of March this year, Wipro sets up Microsoft Business Unit to meet customers' Digital Transformation needs.

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