ActiveState and Wipro Announce Partnership to Deliver Stackato Private Platform-as-a-Service to Enterprises Worldwide

BANGALORE, India and VANCOUVER, British Columbia – May 19, 2015 – (OpenStack Summit Booth #T6) – Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, and ActiveState today announced a partnership to deliver cloud technologies and services to enterprises across the globe. ActiveState is the creator of Stackato Private Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), the world’s leading independent distribution of the Cloud Foundry open source project. This partnership brings together the cloud implementation expertise of Wipro with the cutting edge technology of Stackato, enabling agile enterprises to innovate faster than ever before.

“Wipro has been an early pioneer of open source based cloud solutions and we are seeing Stackato emerge as a strong player providing cloud foundry based PaaS solutions and enabler for Dev Ops automation. We are excited about this partnership delivered as a part of our Open Cloud offering and believe that it delivers unmatched agility, control and security to our customers in their endeavor to transform their application lifecycle processes. This joint proposition also dovetails into application workload centric, software defined and open standard based Open Datacenter framework envisaged by Wipro,” said Anuj Bhalla, VP & Global BU Head, Product, System Integration and Maintenance Services, GIS Wipro Ltd.

Stackato, the private PaaS of choice for large enterprises, is based on the Cloud Foundry and Docker open source projects. It has been developed, by ActiveState, for use by large enterprises and addresses their unique business needs such as application portability and scalability, continuous delivery and cloud security.

Wipro and ActiveState will work together seamlessly to deliver integrated cloud solutions to help address the unique challenges that large businesses face in today’s rapidly changing marketplace.

“Partnering with Wipro expands Stackato’s reach around the world,” said Bart Copeland, CEO of ActiveState. “Wipro helps deliver innovative cloud technology solutions to companies globally. We have heard increasing demand from companies around the world for Stackato and are pleased that this partnership will enable and support that access.”

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About ActiveState
Founded in 1997, ActiveState is a global leader providing software application development and management solutions. The Company’s products include: Stackato, a commercially supported Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) that harnesses open source technologies such as Cloud Foundry and Docker; dynamic language distributions ActivePerl, ActivePython and ActiveTcl; and developer tools such as the popular Komodo Edit and Komodo IDE. ActiveState is trusted by customers and partners worldwide, across many industries including telecommunications, aerospace, software, financial services and CPG. The Company is proven for the enterprise: More than two million developers and 97% of Fortune-1000 companies use ActiveState’s solutions to develop, distribute, and manage their software applications. Global customers like Bank of America, CA, Cisco, HP, Lockheed Martin and Siemens rely on ActiveState for faster development, ensuring IT governance and compliance, and accelerating time to market. To learn more, visit http://www.activestate.com.

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.

ActiveState Media Contacts:

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Brent Smithurst 
ActiveState
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brents [at] activestate [dot] com

Wipro Media Contacts:

Purnima Burman 
Wipro
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