Wipro unveils virtual centre for testing services

May 28th, 2009 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS  

Bangalore, May 28 (IANS) Global software major Wipro Technologies has set up a virtual innovation centre for testing services on Second Life, the popular virtual world, the IT bellwether said Thursday.
“The innovation centre, a replica of the original lab at our campus in the electronics city will provide a one-stop virtual view of our Internet Protocol (IP)-powered solutions,” the company said in a statement.

Second Life is a free three-dimensional virtual world where users can socialise, connect and create using voice and text chat.

Wipro’s solutions include consultancy, test lifecycle accelerators, certification for wireless fidelity and mobile handsets, test design solutions in banking, securities and point of sale, performance engineering and telecom testing.

According to Wipro vice-president for testing services C.P. Gangadharaiah, the centre will showcase innovative and IP solutions to customers and partners located across the globe besides providing a virtual tour of the testing labs.

“In a competitive world, it is essential to differentiate ourselves with our customers and partners using innovative resources. With this virtual centre, we hope to create an environment that has technology and testing transformational value,” Gangadharaiah said.

The centre aims at incubating testing solution IPs, which ensure 40-50 percent cost and capital investments reduction for clients.

It also helps improve and optimise test processes and accelerate application release into the market with an estimated 35 percent effort savings across testing lifecycle.

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