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Excelfore, Wipro Partner for Automotive Connectivity Solutions

Photonics.com
Aug 2017
EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., Aug. 29, 2017 — Information technology provider Wipro Ltd. and network solutions provider Excelfore have announced a global partnership to offer secure connectivity solutions for next-generation smart and autonomous vehicles.

Excelfore, Wipro Partner for Automotive Connectivity SolutionsThe partnership combines Excelfore’s Smart Mobility Networks solutions with Wipro’s global systems integration and managed services expertise to enable connected car solutions for automotive OEMs and Tier-1 equipment makers. As part of the collaboration, the two companies will enable scalable Ethernet Audio- Video Bridging/Time-Sensitive Networking and Secure Full Vehicle Firmware/Software Over-The-Air update solutions for automotive manufacturers and smart mobility companies.

“Automotive OEMs seek to bring end-to-end secure networking solutions to market, with full vehicle over-the-air updates at a global scale,” said John Slosar, vice president and global head of automoative electronics at Wipro. “Wipro’s partnership with Excelfore will enable the rapid deployment of these solutions in automobiles. This partnership enhances Wipro’s leadership position in the automotive engineering services market and strengthens our ability to support connected automotive initiatives of our global automobile customers.”

Wipro will also join Excelfore as a member of the eSync Alliance, a multi-company initiative for establishing compatibility among devices with common solutions and diagnostic APIs and middleware. The integrated solutions will enhance the connected car and autonomous driving experience along with accelerating the time to market for automotive OEMs and Tier-1 equipment makers.

“Creating scalable and secure end-to-end connectivity is not just a question of technologies, but behaviors and disciplines,” said Shrikant Acharya, CTO at Excelfore. “A system-level architectural approach is needed, which takes into account networks and hardware in the vehicle, services in the cloud and mechanisms of rolling out updates to vehicles. We are very excited to partner with Wipro. By combining Wipro’s service capabilities across Secure Connectivity Solutions for next-generation smart and autonomous vehicles with Excelfore’s expertise in Smart Mobility Networks, together, we aim to deliver state-of-the-art connected automotive solutions for our customers.”

Excelfore is a provider of cloud platform and connectivity applications for intelligent transportation. Wipro is a developer of global information technology, consulting and business process services.

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