First iOS app for iPhone and iPad for SAP’s Manufacturing Execution 6.0
Wipro Technologies, (NYSE: WIT) the Global Information Technology, Consulting and Outsourcing business of Wipro Limited today announced the launch of ‘Wipro m-eXecute’. Wipro m-eXecute is the first ever mobility app for the manufacturing sector, developed in collaboration with SAP and caters to the niche space of manufacturing operations. It enables the functionalities of SAP’s proprietary ‘Manufacturing Execution 6.0′ solution for iPhone and iPad users and other platforms will be added in the later releases. The solution is built on a Sybase Unwired Platform (SUP).
“Wipro m-eXecute is based on two principles – faster decision making and timely execution of transactions, and we have found that these are the two most important objectives for any manufacturer. We are happy to launch the app in partnership with SAP and have designed it to enable collaborative decision making across the manufacturing value chain”, said N.S. Bala, Senior Vice President and Global Head -Manufacturing & Hi-Tech, Wipro Technologies.
Discrete industries like Hi-Tech, Automotive, Semiconductor are likely to embrace this app. According to a Gartner report1 ‘Forecast: Enterprise IT Spending by Vertical Industry Market, Worldwide, 2010-2016, 1Q12 Update’, dated 12 April 2012 by Vittorio D’Orazio et al, “For the mobile network services and mobile devices sector, manufacturing & natural resources, government and banking & securities will be the biggest spenders during the period (2011-2016) and the 2012 IT Spending for Manufacturing & Natural Resources industry vertical will be close to USD 55 billion”.
“Wipro m-eXecute provides extended value to our customers by enabling mobile access to the shop floor user. This innovation demonstrates the ability of Wipro to accelerate delivery of key SAP initiatives through collaboration with SAP”, said Mike Lackey, VP of LoB Manufacturing Solutions, SAP.
Wipro is a strategic partner for stakeholders across the entire manufacturing ecosystem and offers a range of solutions across various domains in the discrete & process manufacturing and Hi-Tech industries. Wipro provides strategic business and technology solutions, advising customers on business process optimization & engineering, cutting across diverse functional and engineering areas such as Supply Chain Management (SCM), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and Manufacturing Enterprise Solutions (MES).
About Wipro Technologies
Wipro Technologies, the global IT business of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT) is a leading Information Technology, Consulting and Outsourcing company, that delivers solutions to enable its clients do business better. Wipro Technologies 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 Technologies has 131,000 employees and clients across 54 countries. For more information, please visit www.wipro.com.