IT firm Wipro said its acquired entity, Appirio, has set up a new office in Porto, Portugal, to expand its European operations and meet the growing business requirements of the region. Appirio, a global services company that helps clients create next-generation worker and customer experiences using cloud technologies, has offices in Amsterdam, Dublin, London, Paris and Stockholm presently. The new Porto office houses a commerce cloud digital centre of excellence, a delivery centre and an innovation hub, Wipro said in a statement. Erik Duffield, global business head, Appirio Cloud Services, said: “Europe offers a great opportunity for Appirio. Our new office in Porto reflects our growth, development and investment in Europe. The team in Porto allows us to serve our growing customers based in this region and support our partners better.” The new office will hire local talent both laterally and from the universities, for delivery roles such as functional consultants, technical leads and integration architects, the statement added.