Wipro and salesforce.com Form Alliance to Further Extend AppExchange and On-Demand CRM Success to Enterprise Businesses Worldwide

Wipro becomes global strategic SI partner of salesforce.com

Wipro to offer consulting and implementation services for Salesforce and AppExchange on-demand applications

BANGALORE and SAN FRANCISCO, May 2, 2006 — Wipro Technologies, the global IT services division of Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT) announced today that it has entered into a strategic alliance with salesforce.com, inc. [NYSE: CRM], the market and technology leader in on-demand customer relationship management (CRM). The alliance will focus on enterprise customer adoption of on-demand computing, spanning on-demand application consulting and implementation services, lifecycle management and support services, and in particular the salesforce.com AppExchange.

Enterprise customers worldwide will benefit from the combination of salesforce.com's AppExchange on-demand platform and CRM solution expertise along with Wipro's complete range of IT consulting and system integration services to address the technology and business requirements of large organizations.

Wipro intends to deliver industry specific on-demand CRM solutions globally, building on existing salesforce.com and AppExchange on-demand solutions, and implement and support end-to-end integrated on-demand processes across the enterprise.

"Wipro understands the needs and requirements of large global organizations, having completed hundreds of enterprise implementations worldwide," said Suchira Iyer, Head of Global Alliances, Enterprise Applications Services, Wipro Technologies. "As a global strategic SI and AppExchange partner, we will work with salesforce.com to develop and deliver on-demand solutions for enterprise accounts globally."

"Wipro brings extensive experience and deep insight to the design and deployment of strategic technology implementations," said Bobby Napiltonia, Senior Vice President, worldwide channels and alliances, salesforce.com. "We are excited to work with Wipro to extend their expertise into on-demand solutions, which will further accelerate the momentum and adoption of on-demand computing worldwide."

Wipro and salesforce.com are working together on several major initiatives that support industry-specific solutions to meet specific business needs of enterprise customers. Wipro is also developing tools, frameworks and methodologies based on the salesforce.com AppExchange platform. AppExchange is the world's first on-demand platform and application sharing service with which companies can develop, browse and test drive new on-demand applications and easily install them into their existing salesforce.com implementation.

About Wipro

Wipro Technologies is the first PCMM Level 5 and SEI CMM Level 5 certified IT Services Company globally. Wipro is one of the largest product engineering and support service providers worldwide. Wipro provides comprehensive research and development services, IT solutions and services, including systems integration, Information Systems outsourcing, package implementation, software application development and maintenance 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 ADS' 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.
For more information, please visit our websites at www.wipro.com, www.wiprocorporate.com.

Forward-looking and cautionary statements
Certain statements in this release concerning our future growth prospects and our ability to successfully complete and integrate potential acquisitions are forward looking statements, which involve a number of risks, and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in such forward looking statements. The risks and uncertainties relating to these statements include, but are not limited to, risks and uncertainties regarding our ability to integrate and manage acquired IT professionals, our ability to integrate acquired assets in a cost effective and timely manner, fluctuations in earnings, our ability to manage growth, intense competition in IT services including those factors which may affect our cost advantage, wage increases in India, our ability to attract and retain highly skilled professionals, time and cost overruns on fixed-price, fixed-time frame contracts, client concentration, restrictions on immigration, our ability to manage our international operations, reduced demand for technology in our key focus areas, disruptions in telecommunication networks, , liability for damages on our service contracts, the success of the companies in which Wipro has made strategic investments, withdrawal of fiscal governmental incentives, political instability, legal restrictions on raising capital or acquiring companies outside India, unauthorized use of our intellectual property and general economic conditions affecting our industry. Additional risks that could affect our future operating results are more fully described in our filings with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. These filings are available at www.sec.gov. Wipro may, from time to time, make additional written and oral forward looking statements, including statements contained in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission and our reports to shareholders. Wipro does not undertake to update any forward-looking statement that may be made from time to time by or on behalf of the company. For further information, please visit our websites at www.wipro.com, www.wiprocorporate.com and www.wipro.co.in

About Wipro

Wipro Technologies is the first PCMM Level 5 and SEI CMM Level 5 certified IT Services Company globally. Wipro is one of the largest product engineering and support service providers worldwide. Wipro provides comprehensive research and development services, IT solutions and services, including systems integration, Information Systems outsourcing, package implementation, software application development and maintenance 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 ADS' 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.
For more information, please visit our websites at www.wipro.com, www.wiprocorporate.com.

Forward-looking and cautionary statements
Certain statements in this release concerning our future growth prospects and our ability to successfully complete and integrate potential acquisitions are forward looking statements, which involve a number of risks, and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in such forward looking statements. The risks and uncertainties relating to these statements include, but are not limited to, risks and uncertainties regarding our ability to integrate and manage acquired IT professionals, our ability to integrate acquired assets in a cost effective and timely manner, fluctuations in earnings, our ability to manage growth, intense competition in IT services including those factors which may affect our cost advantage, wage increases in India, our ability to attract and retain highly skilled professionals, time and cost overruns on fixed-price, fixed-time frame contracts, client concentration, restrictions on immigration, our ability to manage our international operations, reduced demand for technology in our key focus areas, disruptions in telecommunication networks, , liability for damages on our service contracts, the success of the companies in which Wipro has made strategic investments, withdrawal of fiscal governmental incentives, political instability, legal restrictions on raising capital or acquiring companies outside India, unauthorized use of our intellectual property and general economic conditions affecting our industry. Additional risks that could affect our future operating results are more fully described in our filings with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. These filings are available at www.sec.gov. Wipro may, from time to time, make additional written and oral forward looking statements, including statements contained in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission and our reports to shareholders. Wipro does not undertake to update any forward-looking statement that may be made from time to time by or on behalf of the company. For further information, please visit our websites at www.wipro.com, www.wiprocorporate.com and www.wipro.co.in