Wipro Ltd., a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, and Witbe (ALWIT.PA), a leading innovator in the field of Test Automation and Services Quality of Experience (QoE) Monitoring Robots for Broadband, Voice and TV Triple-Play monitoring, today unveiled their global partnership. This partnership is of strategic importance to Wipro, and will offer integrated test automation and video services monitoring solutions for customer deployments across set top box, mobile platforms and other handheld devices. These solutions will benefit new and existing customers of Wipro and Witbe including semiconductor players, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), Original Design Manufacturers (ODMs) and service providers in the media industry.
There is an increasing demand for device automation, Video Quality of Service (QoS), Video QoE and Video Services Monitoring in the media industry. With Cloud Video Services such as Over-the-Top (OTT), Video-On-Demand (VOD) and IPTV becoming mainstream across a range of devices, there is significant pressure on media service providers to reduce time-to-market, enhance QoE and cut down quality assurance costs through automation. Witbe’s expertise in test and monitoring technologies coupled with Wipro’s extensive experience in Engineering and R&D services will provide an integrated one-stop solution for Unified Test Automation, Services Monitoring and Automation Deployment to customers.
“Creating strategic partnerships was one of the promises we made during our French IPO to accelerate the growth of Witbe across the globe. It is our great pleasure to welcome Wipro as the first company to join us in this journey. This partnership will enable Wipro to provide integrated automation technologies to broadcasters and operators worldwide by leveraging Witbe products. Thanks to Wipro’s expertise on Witbe technologies, they are becoming our key Automation Services Deployment Partner for several projects under development,” said Marie-Véronique Lacaze, President and CEO, Witbe.
Commenting on the partnership Anita Ganti, Senior Vice President and Global Head, Product Engineering Services, Wipro Limited said, “We are delighted to initiate a global relationship with Witbe as a key Test Automation Services partner for Engineering and R&D Services. This partnership builds on our offering of managed services programs, and Test Automation-as-a-Service. Our dedicated Witbe Competency Lab offers strong competency on Witbe products and technologies, and experts who provide remote automation services to our customers.”
Wipro is a leader in global Engineering and R&D services. Wipro’s experts in broadcast and internet convergence products help solve engineering challenges for OEMs, ODMs and service providers in the media industry. Wipro has global experience in offering deployment-ready Digital TV middleware solutions based on ATSC, DVB, ISDB, SBTVD, DTMB and Interactive Services standards.