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BJ's to benefit from Wipro's IT infrastructure
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Jul '09
Wipro Technologies, the global IT services business of Wipro Limited, announced that it has entered into a five-year agreement to provide IT data center and applications management services for BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc., a leading membership warehouse club headquartered in Natick, Massachusetts.

Under this agreement, Wipro will migrate BJ's Wholesale Club (BJ's) mainframe and open systems environment to its state-of-the-art data center in Omaha, Nebraska, thereby enabling BJ's to streamline their infrastructure solutions, provide operational flexibility and improve applications support while more efficiently managing the long-term IT spend.

Through this five-year engagement, BJ's will also benefit from Wipro's extensive expertise in providing applications management and support, disaster recovery, enterprise security and compliance services.

“BJ's is in the business of providing our members value on brand-name groceries, consumer electronics, apparel, household items and seasonal products, and we do that by being as efficient as possible,” said John A. Polizzi, Senior Vice President and CIO of BJ's Wholesale Club. “Our agreement with Wipro will help ensure that we can continue to meet our members' desire for value without sacrificing quality while adapting to changes as we grow.”

Bhanu Murthy B M, Senior Vice President, Retail, CPG, Transportation, & Government, Wipro Technologies said, “We will draw on our extensive experience in transforming retail enterprises across the globe to deliver value to BJ's. We are excited to partner with BJ's, a highly successful retailer in their transformation journey.”

“Wipro is committed to its strategic relationship with BJ's and will leverage our global infrastructure management experience, data centers in North America, global command centers and IT best practices to provide superior service and best value for the investment,” stated Sameer Kishore, President and COO for Wipro's Data Center business unit.

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