Media e2e, Oracle and Wipro form Media Technology Consortium

Media e2e, Oracle and Wipro form Media Technology Consortium

Author | exchange4media Mumbai Bureau | Wednesday, Dec 13,2006 8:40 AM

Media e2e, Oracle and Wipro form Media Technology Consortium

Media e2e, Oracle India and Wipro Infotech have announced the formation of a Media Technology Consortium to address the growing technology requirements of the media and entertainment sector.

The objective of the consortium is to design state-of-the-art information systems using the world’s best software and technology solutions. Media e2e, with its domain expertise and niche applications solutions for the media and entertainment industry, Oracle with its media and entertainment industry focused business applications, and Wipro, with its infrastructure services and system integration capabilities, present a unique consortium focused on meeting the emerging IT requirements of the media and entertainment industry in India as well as globally.

“We are pleased to announce an alliance between Wipro, Oracle and Media e2e to address the multi-billion dollar media sector in India and globally. In this period of rapid growth, we realise that business models for media and entertainment companies are undergoing enormous change that will have a direct bearing on their transactional, analytical and information systems,” said Sunny Guptey, VP (Finance and Strategic Alliances), Media e2e.

Rajan Sampath, General Manager (DSS), Wipro Infotech, said, “This alliance reinforces Wipro’s endeavour to constantly build deep technology and domain competence on leading IT solutions to drive business transformation for customers.”

Globally, Oracle is one of the strongest players in the media and entertainment sector, with all the top five media companies in the US running Oracle applications. “Oracle has been focused on the media and entertainment industry for several years. With the formation of this consortium we hope to bring our global media industry expertise to customers globally with the help of Media e2e and Wipro,” said Suraj Pai, Senior Director, Service Industries, Oracle India Pvt Ltd.

The consortium is in the process of meeting top broadcast and media and entertainment companies. The alliance is expanding its focus on other key Asia Pacific markets in the coming months.

Media e2e is a strategic media technology group set up in 2005 with offices in India and Hong Kong.

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