Sigma initiates cooperation with offshore company, Wipro, in India
Sigma has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Wipro Technologies, an Indian IT company. The agreement strengthens Sigma's and Wipro's possibilities of supplying the Swedish market with high-quality IT services.
"The strategic partnership will allow Sigma to offer the Swedish market international expertise through the global delivery model of Wipro. This means that Sigma gains increased delivery capability and can offer high-quality services at an advantageous price level," says Michael Krantz, Vice President Sales, Sigma AB. Wipro Technologies is the global IT services division of the Indian company Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT). With more than 28,500 employees, 300 global clients and more than 20 years' experience, the partnership between Wipro and Sigma creates new possibilities for the Swedish market for offshore services. "The alliance with Sigma constitutes an important link to our global delivery business model of offering localized cost-efficient high-quality service solutions within a global context. Sigma's strong presence and innovative capacity have motivated us to form an alliance with them to address the needs of the rapidly changing market dynamics in the Nordic region. There is a strong interest for outsourcing and offshore among Swedish customers," says Kees ten Nijenhuis, Vice President of Enterprise Solutions at Wipro." Sigma delivers IT solutions and consulting services to development-intensive customers. Operations are based on entrepreneur-driven, niche-oriented subsidiaries organized within the Business Solutions, IT Solutions and Information Solutions business areas. The Group has about 900 employees in Sweden, Denmark and Switzerland. Sigma is listed on the O-List of the Stockholm Stock Exchange. For additional information, contact: • Sune Nilsson, President, Sigma AB, +46 703-79 15 28 • Michael Krantz, Vice President Sales, Sigma, +46 703-79 05 61