Bluware and Wipro Announce Strategic Partnership Enabling the Use of Seismic Data in Microsoft Azure
HOUSTON, TX – June 22, 2020 – Bluware Corp., the digital platform that enables the oil and gas industry to accelerate digital transformation initiatives and adopt cloud computing for subsurface data, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Wipro Limited, (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO) a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, with a strong commitment and focus on The Open Group Open Subsurface Data Universe™ (OSDU) Forum. The partnership will focus on enabling Bluware technologies to be hosted on Microsoft Azure.
As OSDU™ Forum Members, both companies are committed to the goals and vision set by the forum. Combining Bluware’s differentiating and cloud-ready technologies with Wipro’s global consulting reach, enables a path for companies to easily embrace and customize seismic data solutions in the cloud to achieve their digital transformation objectives.
Wipro provides a solid foundation for customers desiring to run OSDU Azure implementations. Wipro is leading the Microsoft Azure implementation for the OSDU Data Platform including OpenVDS, an open source storage format which Bluware has contributed to the OSDU Forum. OpenVDS provides fast, random access to multi-dimensional volumetric data.
Paul De Jager, Partner of Energy Natural Resources and Utilities (ENU) at Wipro, stated “Wipro has been an early pioneer of open source based cloud solutions and we are seeing Bluware emerge as a strong player in the Petrotechnical cloud solution space. We are very excited about this partnership and believe it will deliver truly innovative technical workflows and value to our clients.”
Additional Bluware technologies such as Volume Data Store (VDS™), Flexible Access Storage Transcoding (FAST™), ScaleOut™, InteractivAI™, and Headwave™ will also be introduced on Wipro’s Azure setup for customers to implement.
“We are very pleased to collaborate with Wipro as it will enable clients to take advantage of our technologies on Microsoft Azure. Users will be able to explore the full value of seismic data without the limitations forced by data size and current interpretation software,” says Suri Bhat, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Bluware.
About Bluware Corp.
Bluware enables oil and gas companies to solve the most challenging objectives in the petrotechnical world. E&P companies use Bluware to achieve previously unthinkable workflows using cloud computing, and artificial intelligence for subsurface data applications and workflows. For more information, visit www.bluware.com.
About Wipro Limited
Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO) is a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company. We harness the power of cognitive computing, hyper-automation, robotics, cloud, analytics and emerging technologies to help our clients adapt to the digital world and make them successful. A company recognized globally for its comprehensive portfolio of services, strong commitment to sustainability and good corporate citizenship, we have over 175,000 dedicated employees serving clients across six continents. Together, we discover ideas and connect the dots to build a better and a bold new future.
About the Open Group Open Subsurface Data Universe Forum
The Open Subsurface Data Universe™ Forum is an international forum of oil and gas operators, cloud services companies, technology providers, suppliers of applications to oil and gas operators, academia, and other standards organizations working together to develop an open, standards-based, data platform that will bring together exploration, development, and wells data. For more information, visit https://www.opengroup.org/osdu/forum-homepage.
About the Open Group
The Open Group is a global consortium that enables the achievement of business objectives through technology standards. Our diverse membership of more than 750 organizations includes customers, systems and solutions suppliers, tool vendors, integrators, academics, and consultants across multiple industries. For more information, visit www.opengroup.org.
Open Subsurface Data Universe™ and OSDU™ are trademarks of The Open Group.