Wipro launches industry-focused Analytics-as-a-Service platform on Azure

 Wipro recently announced the availability of Data Discovery Platform, its big data analytics-as-a-service solution on Microsoft Azure.

The solution accelerates insight-driven decision making through pre-built applications for specific industries, such as banking and financial services, retail, energy, education and manufacturing and is available in an outcome-based ‘pay-per-insight’ cloud delivery model.

Wipro and Microsoft have collaborated on various aspects of the solution, including engineering, solution enhancements, and joint go-to market strategy.

The platform leverages Microsoft’s Cortana Intelligence Suite which includes HDInsight, Stream Analytics, Data Lake Analytics, Machine Learning and Power BI to build analytical applications.

“Together, Microsoft and Wipro have built an industry sector-specific apps ecosystem on the Data Discovery Platform.  Today, the platform is a significant enabler of Analytics led Digital Transformation delivering Analytics-as-a-Service to organizations,” said Pallab Deb, Vice President & Global Head – Analytics, Wipro Limited.

“Wipro’s Data Discovery Platform is a leading example of leveraging the data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities of Microsoft Azure cloud to build novel domain-specific business applications across industry verticals. By developing pre-built domain specific apps on the platform, Wipro is able to accelerate time-to-value while ensuring scalability and performance. Wipro is well-positioned to build effective systems of intelligence for clients with the power of Cortana Intelligence, Power BI and Azure,” said Joseph Sirosh, Corporate VP, Cloud AI Platform, Microsoft.


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