Sify Technologies and Actifio Offer Unified Backup and DR Solution With Near Instant Availability
March 14, 2017
Leading Indian ICT Service Provider taps Actifio to deliver Enterprise Data-as-a-Service
BOSTON, March 14, 2017 – Actifio, the Enterprise Data as-a-Service company, today announced a partnership with Sify Technologies, a leading ICT service provider based in India, to implement Actifio’s platform to provide backup and disaster recovery to its customers.
Sify Technologies enables digital transformation for companies going through the information and communications technology (ICT) refresh cycle. Sify Technologies already provides a vast array of solutions in managed network, hosting and voice services, and applications and system integration to help enterprises bypass bottlenecks to grow rapidly.
Sify Technologies’ customers previously used multiple point products to deliver backup and disaster recovery solutions. With Actifio, Sify will be able to offer an all-in-one backup and disaster recovery solution to more than 8,000 customers currently buying internet services, in order to better streamline their services and reduce their IT spend.
“Our vision is to offer a comprehensive ICT eco-system from the best of breed services to our customers,” said Kirtikar Ojha, Head, DC and Cloud & Managed Services, Sify Technologies. “With Actifio, we will offer modern, streamlined backup and disaster recovery offerings for capabilities to our customers that will enhance the value and resiliency of their data, and allow them to spin up virtual copies of their data in near real time.”
“In India, and worldwide, enterprises are recognizing how strategic their data is as they pursue digital transformation initiatives,” said Ash Ashutosh, CEO, Actifio. “Data-as-a-Service is fundamentally changing the way major enterprises leverage, manage, and protect their data. Sify will now provide cloud-based data virtualization solutions to help customers leverage business resiliency use cases within hybrid cloud architectures.”
Ravi Kollipara, Vice President of Actifio India added, “The cost and complexity associated with managing data across traditional siloed IT infrastructures hinders enterprises from realizing the agility they need to innovate, and the efficiency they need in delivering internal IT services. Through our partnership with Sify, these enterprises can leverage new Actifio-powered platforms to fully activate data-as-a-service and embark on their digital transformation.”
About Sify Technologies
Sify is one of the the largest integrated ICT Solutions and Services companies in India, offering end-to-end solutions with a comprehensive range of products delivered over a common telecom data network infrastructure reaching more than 1400 cities and towns in India. This telecom network today connects 43 Data Centers across India including Sify’s 6 Tier 3 Data Centers across the cities of Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi and Bengaluru.
A significant part of the company’s revenue is derived from Enterprise Services, comprising of Telecom services, Data Center services, Cloud and Managed services, Applications Integration services and Technology Integration services. Sify also provides services that cater to the burgeoning demands of the SMB community, much of it on its Cloud services platform.
Sify has a unified licence to operate NLD (National Long Distance), ILD (International Long Distance) services and ISP services and offers VoIP backhaul for international carriers. With the Sify Cable landing station and partnerships with submarine cable companies globally, Sify is present in almost all the spheres of the ICT ecosystem.
Sify has an expanding base of Managed Services customers, both in India and overseas, and is India’s first enterprise managed services provider to launch a Security Operations Center (SOC) to deliver managed security services. The software team develops applications and offers services to improve business efficiencies of its current and prospective client bases. Sify also offers services in the specialized domains of eLearning, both in India and globally. For more information about Sify, visit www.sifycorp.com
Forward Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. The forward-looking statements contained herein are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those reflected in the forward-looking statements. Sify undertakes no duty to update any forward-looking statements.
For a discussion of the risks associated with Sify’s business, please see the discussion under the caption “Risk Factors” in the company’s Annual Report on Form 20-F for the year ended March 31, 2016, which has been filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and is available by accessing the database maintained by the SEC at www.sec.gov, and Sify’s other reports filed with the SEC.
Actifio is the world’s leading Enterprise Data-as-a-Service (EDaaS) platform. It enables thousands of users around the world to deliver their data just as they deliver their applications and infrastructure… as a service available instantly, anywhere. An enterprise-class software platform powered by patented Virtual Data Pipeline™ technology, Actifio frees data from traditional infrastructure to accelerate adoption of hybrid cloud, build higher quality applications faster, and improve business resiliency and availability. For more, visit Actifio.com or follow us on Twitter @Actifio.