E.ON selects Wipro for grid and digital transformation


Germany-based utility E.ON has selected Wipro as a partner in its grid modernisation and digital transformation initiatives.

Wipro has been awarded a strategic, multi-year infrastructure modernisation and digital transformation services engagement by E.ON.

E.ON will leverage Wipro’s technologies and services to transform its legacy data center operations to a hybrid cloud-based model. Wipro will provide its BoundaryLess Enterprise framework and HOLMES Artificial Intelligence, and automation platforms.

Using the services and technologies, E.ON will have access to real-time data regarding the operations of its data center, a development which will help reduce the footprint of the data center, streamline its infrastructure and achieve operational agility.

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Wipro’s consumption-based hybrid cloud hosting strategy powered by AI will help E.ON optimise its workflows and deliver superior customer experience with increased efficiency.

Marcus Schaper, Chief Digital and Technology Officer, E.ON SE said, “The cloud transformation is a key element of our digital transformation journey towards a better tomorrow. We are confident that Wipro as a strategic partner will accompany us to execute our cloud strategy most reliably and efficiently.”

N.S. Bala, President and Global Head, Energy, Natural Resources, Utilities & Construction, Wipro Limited said: “We are delighted to be selected as E.ON’s strategic transformation partner and look forward to supporting them on their digital journey. Our hybrid cloud hosting strategy powered by AI will provide an impetus to E.ON’s business vision of consistently delivering technologically advanced, customer-centric energy solutions.

“In a fast-changing world of prosumers and energy convergence, operational agility for better efficiency and effectiveness has become a strategic need for organisations.”