Wipro Unveils Compuware Center of Excellence for Application Reliability Testing and Service Management

Center to Showcase Application Testing Solutions

Leveraging Compuware QACenter and Vantage Products

Jan 27, 2005, 00:00 ET from Compuware Corporation

    DETROIT and BANGALORE, India, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wipro
 Technologies, the global IT services division of Wipro Limited (NYSE:   WIT) and
 Compuware Corporation (Nasdaq:   CPWR) today inaugurated a dedicated Center of
 Excellence (CoE).  This Center of Excellence will provide training and Proof-
 of-Concepts (PoC) on Compuware's automated testing and service management
 solutions for the Wipro Interop Solutions Horizontal.
     Wipro's Compuware Center of Excellence will be based at Wipro's Electronic
 City campus in Bangalore, India.  The Compuware Center of Excellence will
 provide Wipro's testing professionals with direct access to Compuware's
 comprehensive suite of automated testing solutions and best practices as well
 as comprehensive performance management and troubleshooting capabilities.
     "The issues of application quality and performance continue to be of great
 concern to IT organizations.  Our partnership with Compuware, along with this
 Center of Excellence, will allow us to help our clients to improve the
 reliability and availability of enterprise applications," said Gangadharaiah C
 P, Vice President--Interops Solutions of Wipro.
     As part of this partnership, Wipro consultants will utilize Compuware
 QACenter and Compuware Vantage.  Compuware QACenter delivers a unique offering
 of automated testing products and solutions designed to validate applications
 running in the full spectrum of environments, isolate and correct problems,
 and ensure that systems can handle anticipated load -- before applications go
 live.  Compuware Vantage is an application service management solution that
 helps IT organizations manage application performance from the perspective
 that matters most: that of the end-user.  Compuware products focus on
 business-critical applications throughout their life cycle offering the most
 complete set of solutions in the industry today, including IT governance and
 management, application development, comprehensive application reliability and
 quality assurance, service management and support.
     "Wipro is a leader in the testing space, and we are pleased to partner
 with them on the Compuware Center of Excellence.  This partnership enables our
 joint customers worldwide to benefit from Compuware's expertise in application
 testing and quality management technology.  This will help IT organizations
 ensure the quality and performance of enterprise applications," said Jamie
 McGuffie, Senior Vice President, Global Partner Business Development,
     Wipro Limited
     Wipro Limited is the first PCMM Level 5 and SEI CMM Level 5 certified IT
 Services Company globally.  Wipro provides comprehensive IT solutions and
 services, including systems integration, information systems outsourcing,
 package implementation, software application development and maintenance, and
 research and development services to corporations globally.  In the Indian
 market, Wipro is a leader in providing IT solutions and services for the
 corporate segment in India offering system integration, network integration,
 software solutions and IT services.  Wipro also has profitable presence in
 niche market segments of consumer products and lighting.  In the Asia Pacific
 and Middle East markets, Wipro provides IT solutions and services for global
 corporations.  Wipro's ADSs are listed on the New York Stock Exchange, and its
 equity shares are listed in India on the Stock Exchange - Mumbai and the
 National Stock Exchange, among others.  More information is available at
 http://www.wipro.com .
     Compuware Corporation
     Compuware Corporation (Nasdaq:   CPWR) maximizes the value IT brings to the
 business by helping CIOs more effectively manage the business of IT.
 Compuware solutions accelerate the development, improve the quality and
 enhance the performance of critical business systems while enabling CIOs to
 align and govern the entire IT portfolio, increasing efficiency, cost control
 and employee productivity throughout the IT organization.  Founded in 1973,
 Compuware serves the world's leading IT organizations, including more than 90
 percent of the Fortune 100 companies.  Learn more about Compuware at
 http://www.compuware.com/ .
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     At Wipro: Arjun Viswanathan, Manager, Strategic Marketing,
 +91-80-28440251; arjun.viswanathan@wipro.com
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