IT services provider Wipro has bagged a 5-year IT deal from Coop Norge Handel, a retailer in Norway, with a market share of 33 percent and over 1,500 stores.
The size of the IT outsourcing deal was not disclosed.
The Bangalore-based Wipro will transform Coop Norge’s enterprise SAP software landscape and upgrade the company’s data center infrastructure.
This IT contract will benefit supply chain and distribution operations at the retailer, among other functions. It will enable Coop Norge to strengthen its move towards a more efficient operating model with increased reach and availability.
“Wipro has a compelling value proposition for us, in addition to the company being a good cultural fit with Coop Norge. With our SAP and data center infrastructure supported by Wipro, we can drive further efficiencies, and most importantly, bring about joint innovations to serve our customers better,” said Magne Solberg, CIO of Coop Norge Handel.
Srini Pallia, chief executive, Retail, Consumer Goods, and Transportation & Govt. (RCTG) Business Unit, Wipro said that the retail domain expertise of Wipro, along with expertise in integrated infrastructure and SAP HANA, will transform Coop Norge’s IT landscape.
Some of Wipro’s solutions for the retail industry include Omnichannel, Promax PX for supply chain, Wipro Sight (video-based store optimization solution) and Store Energy Management.
Wipro helps integrate retail sector solutions such as the SAP On-Shelf Availability mobile app and SAP Operational Process Intelligence software.