Wipro, the Indian IT giant, has announced the acquisition of Ampion, an Australian company dealing in cyber security, DevOps and quality engineering services. Ampion was created by merging IT service providers Revolution IT and Shelde. Ampion is headquartered in Melbourne, with offices in Sydney, Brisbane, and a zone 3 facility in Canberra.
“Wipro and Ampion’s combined offerings, powered by engineering transformation, DevOps and security consulting services will bring scale and market agility to respond to the growing demands of customers,” said Wipro release.
“Wipro’s new operating model emphasises strategic investments in focus geographies, proximity to customers, agility, scale and localisation. The acquisition of Ampion is an important step for Wipro in this direction, and strengthens the commitment towards clients and stakeholders in Australia and New Zealand (ANZ). Wipro has been present in the ANZ market for over two decades with deep client relationships across industry sectors and localised domain and delivery capabilities. Today, Wipro is well known for its differentiated technology solutions, and has also been recognized as a ‘Top Employer’ in Australia for two consecutive years,” adds the release.
With the acquisition, Wipro has added 500 consulting and technology specialists to its roster in addition to over 150 clients in Australia comprising of enterprises and public sector entities.