Wipro PROTOS essentially catered to the need of basic computing requirement at an affordable price with the promise of much lower power consumption Wipro is the first Indian OEM to market this product that is based on AMD's low-power computing solutions under the brand name 'PROTOS'. Protos devices were another proof point in support of the 50 X 15 initiative, a global initiative founded by AMD - to help enable affordable Internet access and low-power computing capability for 50 per cent of the world's population by the year 2015.
To date, key high growth markets such as India , have seen IT access primarily benefit the urban population. With the introduction of such robust and cost effective devices, the challenges of digital divide would be effectively addressed a Wipro Infotech release said.
Announcing the launch of Protos, Mr. Ashutosh Vaidya, Vice President, Wipro Personal Computing said, ''Wipro has always been a pioneer in introducing specific products to the market that provide the right value proposition to businesses. Protos is another revolutionary product from the stable of Wipro Personal Computing which will cater to specific needs like low power consumption and a small footprint. Protos is dust resistant, maintenance free and network ready. It can easily be configured with application software tailored to the needs of specific customers.''