Olympus selects Cisco, Wipro for SD-WAN transformation

Wipro announced that it will deliver managed Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) transformation services to Olympus leveraging Cisco technology.
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Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Olympus supplies solutions for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products.

Wipro will use its managed network services solution, #WANFreedom to re-architect Olympus’s WANs and enable support across distributed applications in a hybrid multi-cloud environment. The new network infrastructure will improve Olympus’s application performance to deliver superior end user experience, resulting in increased business productivity, agility and reduced costs for IT.

The managed services model allows Wipro to deliver optimal cost-effectiveness and reliability to its customers by monitoring, maintaining, and managing services continuously. Wipro’s managed SD-WAN #WANFreedom services are enabled by Cisco’s global Secure SD-WAN Managed Services Partner (MSP) Program.

Olympus has selected Wipro for its WAN transformation journey that improves application experience and reduces Opex as Wipro’s #WANFreedom solution standardizes our global WAN spread across 40+ countries.

“Wipro’s centralized platform for contract management will consolidate our service providers and is expected to provide up to a 30 percent cost reduction,” Stephen Kneebone, global CIO of Olympus said.

“Wipro’s #WANFreedom provides lifecycle services spanning consulting, planning and design, implementation, and managed network services. Our as-a-service model powered by integrated automation platform will create a cognitive digital networking infrastructure for Olympus,” Kiran Desai, senior vice president, Cloud and Infrastructure Services, Wipro said.

“Through Cisco’s SD-WAN technology and Cisco’s new Service Creation Program for partners, Wipro can help customers secure their connectivity to multiple clouds, optimize their application experiences and accelerate their digital transformation journeys,” Scott Harrell, senior vice president and general manager of Cisco’s Intent-Based Networking Group said.