Pegasystems and Wipro Create Strategic Alliance

READING, Berks, May 4 — In a major drive to increase penetration for its SmartBPM suite in the global markets, Pegasystems Inc. (Nasdaq: PEGA) has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Wipro Technologies, the global IT services business of Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT).


Pegasystems, the global leader in unified business process and rules technology, is targeting strong business growth in financial services, insurance and telecommunications. "To support this, Wipro has an enviable reputation for the quality and breadth of its domain knowledge and implementation expertise," confirms Steve Pasick, Pegasystems director of EMEA alliances.


"With its strong footprint in off-shore and on-shore systems integration, our new alliance with Wipro marks another important step for Pegasystems in developing a strong global BPM business."


For his part, Sanjiv Kovil, Wipro's vice president for e-enabling technology solutions, believes that the agreement is ideally timed, as companies look to improve process efficiency in order to react more quickly to changing commercial pressures. "BPM is emerging as a key technology providing a responsive, process-centric infrastructure closely aligned to the business," he confirms. "As a result, we have developed a dedicated center of excellence for BPM, reflecting its growing importance to Wipro.


"At the same time, Pegasystems' uniquely flexible business rules engine and solutions architecture is particularly well-suited to support those global organizations who may have grown by merger or acquisition and whose processes are supported by a diverse and fragmented array of back-end systems."


Pasick agrees and adds: "Pegasystems' rules-based BPM tools and Wipro's established domain expertise and best practice delivery capability will ensure enterprise clients achieve the necessary agility to survive and thrive in today's increasingly competitive markets."

About Pegasystems

Pegasystems (NASDAQ: PEGA) develops strategic applications for marketing, sales, service, and operations. Pega’s applications streamline critical business operations, connect enterprises to their customers seamlessly in real-time across channels, and adapt to meet rapidly changing requirements. Pega’s Global 3000 customers include many of the world’s most sophisticated and successful enterprises. Pega’s applications, available in the cloud or on-premises, are built on its unified Pega 7 platform, which uses visual tools to easily extend and change applications to meet clients’ strategic business needs. Pega’s clients report that Pega gives them the fastest time to value, extremely rapid deployment, efficient re-use, and global scale. For more information, please visit us at www.pega.com.

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