Wipro Partners with AWS to develop Legacy Apps Migration to Cloud Lab.

Wipro Limited, a major global information technology, consulting, and business process services firm, is teaming with Amazon Web Services to develop the Legacy Migration and Modernization Lab.

This lab, located at Wipro’s AWS Launchpad in Parramatta, Australia, will allow enterprises in Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ) to see firsthand how tools and accelerators may assist optimize mainframe application capabilities for the cloud.

To enable a cloud-ready IT environment, the lab combines the skills and technical knowledge of Wipro, Micro Focus, and AWS to help customers become more flexible lower operational costs, and avoid application-modernization risks.

These increased capabilities will also enable businesses to develop more quickly and achieve greater commercial outcomes. The lab will also be used as a testing ground for mainframe app modernization scenarios, allowing firms to conduct training and present proof of ideas in real-time.

“We’re excited to work with AWS and Micro Focus to create this lab and give our clients who rely on old systems the ability to drive critical business activities, simplify, and modernize applications in the cloud.”

“This lab will demonstrate our integrated offerings to modernize the legacy ecosystem, assist clients in continuously transforming their expensive and monolithic platforms, and embrace the cloud as a strategic business advantage,” said Satish Wadhwa, Vice President Wipro Limited’s iDEAS.

“In Australia and New Zealand, Micro Focus and Wipro have a strong experience of implementing mainframe modernization projects. “Our co-investment in a local mainframe modernization lab expands on our relationship and will assist clients in accelerating the time to value associated with their mainframe modernization and transformation,” said Brent Butchard, Micro Focus’s Sales Director for Australia and New Zealand.

Wipro recently announced the introduction of Wipro FullStride Cloud Services, as well as a pledge to invest $1 billion over the next three years in cloud technologies, capabilities, acquisitions, and partnerships.

Wipro will expand its legacy migration and modernization services as part of this to assist enterprises in migrating their expensive and monolithic legacy platforms to the cloud and modernizing their application ecosystem to boost agility. Wipro has earned the AWS Mainframe Migration Competency and is Micro Focus’ recommended partner.

Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ) are one of Wipro’s APMEA (Asia Pacific-Middle East-Africa) Strategic Market Unit’s six priority regions. Wipro has been operating in Australia and New Zealand for over two decades, serving customers in various industries.

Wipro also has a foothold in the region through two acquisitions: Ampion, an Australian-based company that provides local, highly specialized, and scalable solutions, and Designit, a strategic design firm that specializes in transformative product-service experiences. Wipro has also been named a Top Employer in Australia for the year 2021.