A final contract has been signed between Wipro, India’s leading global information technology consulting & business services company, and Ensono, a major hybrid IT service provider for USD 405 million.
A long-term collaborative treaty has also been signed between Wipro and Ensono to approach the upcoming hybrid IT requirements and the company’s existing consumers unitedly. The latest asset will enable Ensono to expand and flourish in the world of hybrid IT and establish a global business base.
Senior Vice President, Global Infrastructure Services, Wipro Ltd, Kiran Desai said, “As we embrace our strategy of focusing on newer digital areas of spend, our strategic investment and partnership with Ensono will enable us to remain committed to meeting the hosted data center services requirements of our customers. This partnership will enhance the global data center footprint and expand the available talent pool which will give us economies of scale and allow us to offer end-to-end capabilities in the infrastructure space, better than ever before.”
Wipro’s latest collaborator, Jeff VonDeylen, CEO, Ensono commented that this is the third acquisition in less than three years for Ensono. This particular acquisition and partnership with Wipro substantially increase our ability to scale and service our growing client portfolio. We are increasing our geographic presence by expanding our data center operations in Germany, U.K., and the U.S., as well as establishing an operational presence in India. These are strategic moves that bring us one step closer to our vision of being a recognized leader in true hybrid IT and a relentless ally to our clients.
In 2007, Wipro took over the reins of Infocrossing Inc. acquiring three business setups as well, namely Hosted Datacenter services, Medicare & Medicaid Services, and ERP implementation services. However, only Hosted Datacenter is part of this agreement.
Over 900 employees working for Wipro’s eight Hosted Datacenters will now become a part of Ensono. The hybrid IT company will be targeting Germany, the US, UK, and India for its expansion and development.