WIPRO shares gain, wins IT deal from Norway’s NSB group

Bengaluru-based IT services firm Wipro, on Wednesday announced that it has won an IT contract from NSB Group, one of Norways largest transportation groups.
As part of the three-year agreement, Wipro will implement its Boundaryless Datacentre (BLDC) and LiVE Workspace solutions and utilise its next-generation delivery framework ServiceNXT to deliver services, which will help NSB variablise their IT operations.
Headquartered in Oslo, NSB has extensive passenger transportation operations by way of the rail and bus, freight by rail, property management and development and train maintenance segments.

Trude Dahl, CIO, NSB Group said: “This engagement is strategic to our business continuity operations and we believe that Wipro is the best partner for us. With our Data Centre and End User Support enabled by Wipro, we can drive cost reduction and efficiencies, and most importantly, bring about joint innovations to serve our customers better.”

The proposed government-backed reforms in the Norwegian railway sector are expected to provide a fillip to the efficiency of the railways. The Wipro-enabled back-bone of IT infrastructure services will enable NSB to achieve greater flexibility, scalability, cost efficiency and offer an enhanced end-user experience, said the company’s press statement.
Carl-Henrik Hallstrom, head of the Nordic Region, Wipro said: “In order to keep pace with changes on the market, rising customer expectations and emerging technologies, enterprises must reinvent their traditional IT infrastructure and data center service capabilities. We are confident that Wipro’s ServiceNXT framework offering will enable NSB to optimize, automate and manage its IT in an agile manner.”


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