MELBOURNE, Australia & BANGALORE, India – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Ampion, a provider of cybersecurity services, DevOps and services quality engineering.
Ampion was formed through the merger of IT service providers ‘Revolution IT’ and ‘Shelde’. Revolution IT is an IT services company in Australia founded in 2004 and Shelde is a digital IT security company founded in 2010 in Australia. A combined entity, Ampion is headquartered in Melbourne, with offices in Sydney, Brisbane and zone 3 facilities in Canberra.
The Australian market is experiencing significant disruption through the adoption of cloud, DevOps, analytics and digital capabilities related to resilience, across enterprises and public sector entities. The combined offering of Wipro and Ampion, supported by engineering transformation, DevOps and security consulting services will deliver market scale and agility to respond to growing customer demands.
Wipro’s new operating model emphasizes strategic investments in geographic focus, customer proximity, agility, scale, and localization. The acquisition of Ampion is an important step for Wipro in this direction, and strengthens commitment to clients and stakeholders in Australia and New Zealand (ANZ). Wipro has been present in the ANZ market for more than two decades with deep client relationships across industry sectors and local domains and delivery capabilities. Today, Wipro is well known for its differentiated technological solutions, and has also been recognized as the ‘Best Employer’ in Australia for the second year in a row.
“I am very happy to welcome Ampion to the Wipro family. Ampion has a successful track record and enjoys outstanding credibility with the region’s leading companies, a collaborative work culture, and significant local subject matter expertise. We see Ampion as a complementary force that will help us expand our footprint and accelerate our journey in the Asia Pacific region, ”said NS Bala, CEO – APMEA, Wipro Limited.
“Our clients, employees and entire market ecosystem will greatly benefit from the synergy of the combined portfolio of Ampion and Wipro transformation offerings,” said Jamie Duffield, CEO, Ampion. “We believe that Ampion’s proven experience, talent, capabilities and client credentials at ANZ, coupled with Wipro’s global scale, leadership in technology, and a deep understanding of domains and delivery, will make us a truly resilient team. We are excited to be a part of Wipro and look forward to an enjoyable journey together. ”
The acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals and is expected to close in the quarter ending June 30, 2021
Ampion is Australia’s leading provider of cybersecurity, DevOps and quality engineering services. With a local team of experts consisting of more than 500 consultants and technology specialists, Ampion is a trusted delivery partner for more than 150 clients in Australia consisting of companies and public sector entities. Headquartered in Melbourne, with offices in Sydney, Brisbane and zone 3 facilities in Canberra, Ampion brings together 26 years of technical excellence from award-winning IT service providers Revolution IT and Shelde.
For more information, please visit www.ampion.com.au.
About Wipro Limited
Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO) is a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company. We harness the power of cognitive computing, hyper automation, robotics, cloud, analytics and new technologies to help our clients adapt to the digital world and make them successful. A company recognized globally for its comprehensive service portfolio, strong commitment to sustainability, and good corporate citizenship, we have more than 190,000 dedicated employees serving clients on six continents. Together, we find ideas and connect the dots to build a new, bolder and bolder future.
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