Metro Bank, a large UK-based retail and commercial bank has selected Wipro as its strategic partner to deliver and transform testing and environment management services. As part of this partnership, Wipro said in a statement, it will leverage its digital and quality engineering capabilities to drive transformation through automation, service virtualization and DevSecOps enablement.

Metro Bank aims to achieve its objectives around cost, pace and quality of operations and further differentiate them from other high street banks with this deal.

Wipro will accelerate the bank’s digital journey through its marquee offerings, Virtual Automation Engineer, IntelliAssure™ and Digital Rig. In addition, Metro bank has chosen Wipro as one of the preferred partners to deliver Business-IT services across its functions.

“We are excited to partner with Wipro on this journey towards transforming our business. We look forward to a successful partnership that delivers value to both organizations and enables us to achieve our goal of improving the quality, velocity and efficiency of our IT delivery. This directly supports Metro Bank’s strategy to become the UK’s best community bank by providing outstanding service and solutions to our personal and business customers.”

Cheryl McCuaig, Chief Information Officer at Metro Bank

This deal follows some other major deals by Indian IT companies in the past few months. Stockholm based outdoor power products maker Husqvarna Group signed a deal with IT services firm Mindtree to accelerate its digital transformation initiatives.

German chemical manufacturing firm Lanxess entered into a partnership with Infosys to transform its IT infrastructure and build a digital workplace. Also, Ahmedabad based consumer goods firm Zydus Wellness signed on IT firm Accenture to help with its digital transformation.

Wipro is a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company.

Metro Bank is a large UK based retail and commercial bank known for its customer service. It was awarded ‘Best All Round Personal Finance Provider’ at the Moneynet Personal Finance Awards 2019.

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