IT giant Wipro Ltd has signed an outsourcing contract with India's leading retailer Pantaloon Retail Ltd, which wants to increase its outlets from the existing 1,000 to 2,500 in the next five years.
Wipro in the comprehensive outsourcing contract will streamline the IT operations comprising infrastructure management, application support services, managed security services and data centre hosting.
Pantaloon at present is planning to bring about changes in its retailing formats and differentiated private labels.
Suresh Vaswani, president Wipro Infotech & Global IT Practices, in a statement Friday said, "Our main task is to deliver IT transformation for Pantaloon by creating scalable and agile operations so that it will help in its expansion."
Indo-Asian News Service