Wipro, a leading information technology, consulting and business process services company, and Alight Solutions, a leader in technology-enabled health, wealth, HR and finance solutions, today announced a long-term relationship which will reshape the HR services industry by providing Alight’s clients with the breadth and depth of capabilities from the two industry-leading organizations.
According to press release, this strategic partnership will enable Alight to accelerate investment in consumer-facing technologies and services across its health, wealth and cloud businesses by leveraging Wipro’s industry-leading strengths in automation, machine learning and data analytics.
Additionally, Wipro will acquire and take on responsibility for the services delivered from Alight’s India locations. Alight has developed a rich set of technology and delivery capabilities across its India centers located in Gurgaon, Noida, Mumbai and Chennai.
“Our partnership with Wipro enables us to leverage Wipro’s unmatched innovation and leadership in automation and digital technologies, while increasing our investments to harness market trends and deliver even better solutions for our clients as their needs and those of their people evolve.” said Chief Executive Officer, Alight Solutions.
Abidali Z. Neemuchwala, CEO and Executive Director, Wipro Limited said, “We welcome the Alight India team to the Wipro family. We are delighted to be chosen as a strategic partner by Alight for this transformational project. Our focus will be to modernize Alight’s core technology assets and further automate its operations to enhance the user experience of Alight’s end customers. Wipro’s expertise and best practices in cloud and smart analytics, and investments in proprietary platforms such as Wipro HOLMES™ will enable this transformation.”
Alight and Wipro are finalizing the terms of the arrangement and the duration of the contract could be extended beyond seven years, depending on the final negotiations.