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Wipro Certified Globally by SAP as a Provider of Application Management Services

February 23, 2010

BANGALORE, India, February 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Wipro
Technologies, the global IT services business of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT),
today announced that it has been certified by SAP AG as a global provider of
application management services.

Wipro became an SAP certified provider of application management services
following a stringent audit process of its ability to deliver application
management services with high-quality service operations based on SAP(R)
technology. Some of the areas covered by the audit include the following:
application management maturity model, quality assurance, tools, training,
industry vertical expertise and expertise with SAP solutions.

Wipro plans to use its FlexDelivery model and best practices related to
application management services to provide value-added support to its
customers. Wipro’s innovative FlexDelivery model for managing enterprise
application landscape has been deployed by more than 50 customers to handle
complexity and criticality of environments and business processes and
variability in work volume typical in application maintenance and support
engagements.

SAP’s certification of Wipro as a provider of application management
services comes on the heels of Wipro being positioned as a “challenger” by a
leading Industry analyst in a service provider evaluation of 20 SAP
application outsourcing service providers.

“Wipro has been successfully certified as a global provider of
application management services,” said Michael H. Ressemann, global head of
Outsourcing Services and Solution Delivery at SAP. “This confirms Wipro’s
strong capabilities to provide professional application management services
to SAP customers worldwide in support of SAP solutions.”

“We believe this latest certification highlights our commitment to
driving business value for our customers,” said Arnab Chaudhury, Head -
Application Management Services, Wipro Technologies. “Wipro has been at the
forefront of innovation and made significant investments in automation of
application outsourcing, thus driving predictable, scalable and
cost-effective solutions. We believe this is validated by the success in
delivering operational transformation programs to our clients,” he added.

About Wipro

Wipro Technologies, a division of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT) is the first
PCMM Level 5 and SEI CMM Level 5 certified global IT services organization.
Wipro Technologies was recently assessed at Level 5 for CMMI V 1.2 across
offshore and onsite development centers. Wipro is one of the largest product
engineering and support service providers worldwide. Wipro provides
comprehensive research and development services, IT solutions and services,
including systems integration, information systems outsourcing, package
implementation, software application management, and datacenter managed
services to corporations globally.

In the Indian market, Wipro is a leader in providing IT solutions and
services for the corporate segment in India, offering system integration,
network integration, software solutions and IT services.

Wipro also has a profitable presence in niche market segments of consumer
products and lighting. In the Asia-Pacific and Middle East markets, Wipro
provides IT solutions and services for global corporations. Wipro’s ADS’ are
listed on the New York Stock Exchange, and its equity shares are listed in
India on the Stock Exchange – Mumbai, and the National Stock Exchange.

For more information, please visit our website at http://www.wipro.com

All other product and service names mentioned are the trademarks of their
respective companies

Forward-looking and Cautionary Statements

Certain statements in this release concerning our future growth prospects
are forward-looking statements, which involve a number of risks, and
uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those
in such forward-looking statements. The risks and uncertainties relating to
these statements include, but are not limited to, risks and uncertainties
regarding fluctuations in our earnings, revenue and profits, our ability to
generate and manage growth, intense competition in IT services, our ability
to maintain our cost advantage, wage increases in India, our ability to
attract and retain highly skilled professionals, time and cost overruns on
fixed-price, fixed-time frame contracts, client concentration, restrictions
on immigration, our ability to manage our international operations, reduced
demand for technology in our key focus areas, disruptions in
telecommunication networks, our ability to successfully complete and
integrate potential acquisitions, liability for damages on our service
contracts, the success of the companies in which we make strategic
investments, withdrawal of fiscal governmental incentives, political
instability, war, legal restrictions on raising capital or acquiring
companies outside India, unauthorized use of our intellectual property, and
general economic conditions affecting our business and industry. Additional
risks that could affect our future operating results are more fully described
in our filings with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.
These filings are available at http://www.sec.gov. We may, from time to time,
make additional written and oral forward-looking statements, including
statements contained in the company’s filings with the Securities and
Exchange Commission and our reports to shareholders. We do not undertake to
update any forward-looking statement that may be made from time to time by us
or on our behalf.

About SAP

SAP and all SAP logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of SAP AG
in Germany and in several other countries.

All other product and service names mentioned are the trademarks of their
respective companies.

SAP Forward-looking Statement

Any statements contained in this document that are not historical facts
are forward-looking statements as defined in the U.S. Private Securities
Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Words such as “anticipate,” “believe,”
“estimate,” “expect,” “forecast,” “intend,” “may,” “plan,” “project,”
“predict,” “should” and “will” and similar expressions as they relate to SAP
are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. SAP undertakes no
obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements. All
forward-looking statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties
that could cause actual results to differ materially from expectations The
factors that could affect SAP’s future financial results are discussed more
fully in SAP’s filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
(“SEC”), including SAP’s most recent Annual Report on Form 20-F filed with
the SEC. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these
forward-looking statements, which speak only as of their dates.

    Media Contacts:

    Wipro Technologies

    India:

    Radhika Mahadevan
    Wipro Technologies
    +91-9945042603
    radhika.mahadevan@wipro.com

    Mangala Koti Singhal
    Gutenberg Communications
    +91-9686446789
    mangala@gutenbergpr.com

    US:

    Eric Belove
    Wipro Technologies
    +1-(732)-216-6242
    eric.belove@wipro.com

    Lavanya DJ
    Gutenberg Communications
    +212-239-8740
    lavanya@gutenbergpr.com

    UK:

    Rahul Kadavakolu
    Wipro Technologies
    +44-792-020-5496
    rahul.kadavakolu@wipro.com

    Shalini Siromani
    Gutenberg Communications
    +44-79-6066-3200
    shalini@gutenbergpr.com

SOURCE Wipro Technologies


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