Wipro Technologies Joins AdventNet PACE T Program To Deliver Innovative Management Solutions To Telecom Customers Worldwide

Pleasanton, California, March 31, 2003

AdventNet, Inc., the leading provider of carrier class EMS/NMS platforms and network management tools, announced today that Wipro Technologies, the global IT services division of Wipro (NYSE:WIT) has joined its industry leading partner program called, AdventNet Partner Central (PACET) as a system integrator. The channel partner program has an expanding group of system integrators, resellers and OEM partnerships with industry leading vendors such as, Sun Microsystems, BEA, IBM and Oracle. AdventNet (PACET) program helps the company to accelerate and broaden its reach into new markets and meet customer needs.

Wipro is a global IT services company offering a full portfolio of IT solutions and services to 300 plus customers worldwide across various industry segments. Wipro provides consulting, product design and system implementation services to major telecom vendors. Joining the PACET program enables Wipro to offer end-to-end network management solutions using AdventNet suite of provisioning and management products to its customers.

AdventNet continues to provide value and maximize its customer investments by partnering with industry leaders such as Wipro to meet their technology needs. Their products are easy-to-use and provide maximum customizability, reducing development costs and promoting faster time-to-market. Wipro brings to AdventNet the proven capability to architect and deploy value added solutions for telecom customers.

Wipro services and AdventNet products is the optimal winning combination for our customers," said Kumar Padmini, VP of Business Development at AdventNet. "As part of our channel strategy, we are committed to provide our customers with the right set of tools and services".

"Telecom customers are looking for end-to-end solutions that can quickly and effectively solve network infrastructure management problems," said Dr. A. L. Rao, President, Telecom and Internetworking Division at Wipro. "Products from AdventNet will help us to deliver world class solutions to our customers for their network management needs.

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About AdventNet

AdventNet, Inc., is a leading vendor of management software. For networking and telecom management it offers massively scalable, carrier-grade management application server software for provisioning and management of networking infrastructure and services. For enterprises and software vendors (J2EE application server, EAI middleware and others), it offers a suite of software and solutions empowering end-to-end management of business processes and applications. AdventNet has a worldwide customer base of leading enterprises, application vendors, telecom equipment vendors, service providers, and systems integrators. AdventNet products enable superior solutions with a rapid time to market. AdventNet corporate office is located at Pleasanton, CA with offices in NJ, NH, India, China and Japan. It has a well-trained partner base around the globe and thousands of customers world-wide.

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About Wipro

Wipro is the first P CMM Level 5 and SEI CMM Level 5 certified IT Services Company globally. Wipro provides comprehensive IT solutions and services, including systems integration, Information Systems outsourcing, package implementation, software application development and maintenance, and research and development 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 ADSs 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.

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