Software AG and Wipro 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

Darmstadt, Germany, (PresseBox) - 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 joined hands to integrate technologies and services from both companies. This solution platform provides enterprises with a competitive edge by responding to events in real-time with unlimited scalability.

Wipro has developed a streaming analytics based solution platform 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.

Intelligent Systems

'Looking Glass', the first solution running on the combined solution platform by Wipro and Software AG, embeds Software AG's Streaming Analytics product suite which is designed to integrate, capture, analyze 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 and supply chain and telecommunications.

Updating sensors from the cloud

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.

Real-time business operations

"IoT presents an opportunity to design systems that can intelligently evolve with streaming data feeds. Software AG's Streaming Analytics product suite combined with Wipro's technology and domain expertise gives us the ability to deliver a truly scalable solution that can meet the needs of the most demanding IoT user segments which would have hundreds of thousands of sensors" said Bhanumurthy BM, Chief Executive, Application Business Unit & Strategic Alliances, Wipro Ltd.

Unique Internet of Things Platform

"The key to successfully addressing the IoT market is the ability to rapidly build and evolve apps that tap into, analyze 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 Challenge to system designers

"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 analyze 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 Wipro Ltd.

Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT) is a leading information technology, Consulting and Business Process Services company that delivers solutions to enable its clients do business better. Wipro delivers winning business outcomes through its deep industry experience and a 360 degree view of "Business through Technology" - helping clients create successful and adaptive businesses. A company recognized globally for its comprehensive portfolio of services, a practitioner's approach to delivering innovation, and an organization wide commitment to sustainability, Wipro has a workforce of over 150,000, serving clients in 175+ cities across 6 continents. For more information, please visit www.wipro.com

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