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  • 27 January 2015 08:36

Wipro and Software AG Announce Joint Development of Internet of Things Solutions for Smart, Connected Products

The solution platform enables enterprises to understand how customers use their products in real-time and adapt dynamically through streaming analytics

Software AG (Frankfurt TecDAX: SOW) and Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today announced a joint solution platform for streaming analytics that provides real-time actionable intelligence for the Internet of Things (IoT) market.

To address the huge market potential created by streaming analytics in conjunction with IoT and other emerging technologies, Wipro and Software AG have come up with a solution that provides enterprises with a competitive edge by responding to events in real-time with unlimited scalability.

Wipro has developed a streaming analytics based IoT solution platform, with a unique architectural framework called ‘Wipro Looking Glass’.

In the first release, Wipro is leveraging Software AG’s Big Data Streaming Analytics product suite. The platform provides enterprises with a fast and easy entry into the vast business possibilities offered by the IoT.

The Wipro Looking Glass current version embeds Software AG’s Streaming Analytics product suite which is designed to integrate, capture, analyse and respond to IoT data.

The solution components include a real-time analytics engine, in memory database technology, a real-time user interface and mashup technologies.

These components are proven to scale in high speed and big data environments, in various industries such as financial services, manufacturing, supply chain and telecommunications.

Wipro Looking Glass can be run both on-premise as well as hosted in a single cloud or multiple clouds simultaneously. Through leading edge data management technologies, this platform offers unlimited scalability to the enterprise.

The foundation framework allows for the flexible and rapid development of customer specific solutions at a lower cost and reduced risk.

With cloud hosted analytics and algorithms that are accessible by digital sensors and devices, actions like process updates, event responses and machine behavior can be effortlessly implemented.

Alan Atkins, Vice President and Global Head, Internet of Things (IoT), Wipro Ltd. said, “Wipro offers end-to-end services for IoT, enabled through business and technology frameworks to address the business challenges of the customers.

Analytics and Visualisation form important elements of this value proposition and the partnership with Software AG compliments the other offerings in the framework that we enable for the customers”

“The key to successfully addressing the IoT market is the ability to rapidly build and evolve apps that tap into, analyse and make smart decisions on fast, big data”, said John Bates, Global Head of Industry Solutions and CMO, Software AG.

“This partnership addresses these requirements by combining Wipro’s dedicated Software AG product practice, support services and a sharp industry focus with Software AG’s industry leading Streaming Analytics product suite – together delivering a unique and powerful streaming analytics solution platform.”

“IoT poses a completely new challenge to system designers” said Audi Lucas, Senior Architect - Connected Products, Manufacturing & Hi-tech Industries, Wipro Ltd.

“It’s about architectures that can continuously analyse streaming data, make smart decisions in very short timeframes and intelligently evolve system behavior. It’s about the business impacts this can yield: taking advantage of opportunities, reducing cost and navigating around threats in real-time. That’s what makes a system smart and gives it the ability to add value to the products and services we provide.” he added.

About Software AG

Software AG (Frankfurt TecDAX: SOW) helps organisations achieve their business objectives faster. The company’s big data, integration and business process technologies enable customers to drive operational efficiency, modernise their systems and optimise processes for smarter decisions and better service. Building on over 40 years of customer-centric innovation, the company is ranked as a leader in fourteen market categories, fueled by core product families Adabas-Natural, ARIS, Alfabet, Apama, Terracotta and webMethods. Software AG has more than 4,600 employees in 70 countries and had revenues of €973 million in 2013.

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