Sify Technologies Limited (NASDAQ National Market: SIFY), a leader in Consumer, Internet and Enterprise Services in India with global delivery capabilities, announced today the launch of its Roam Connect International service in India.
The Roam Connect International service, powered by leading enterprise mobility provider iPass (NASDAQ: IPAS), will enable Sify customers to access a global high-speed, reliable and secure wireless Broadband service when on the move. With Roam Connect International, customers will now be able to access their data from more than 100,000 broadband locations globally, including key business-centric venues such as airports, hotels, conference centers and retail venues.
Commenting on the launch of this new breakthrough service, Mr. P.J. Nath, Executive President, Sify Technologies Limited, said "Staying connected is a business imperative in today's competitive business environment. With Roam Connect International, real time access to data has become possible for decision making on the go. We are confident that our new service offering will increase management efficiency and response to customers in real time even when users are traveling. iPass is a global leader in mobile connectivity for the enterprise and we are happy to partner with them to launch this service in India. With this launch, our Connectivity portfolio has been further enhanced to meet evolving needs".
Speaking on the partnership, Chee Leng Loy, Managing Director for Asia, iPass said "India is an important market for iPass, and partnering with Sify was an obvious choice with its strong focus on the India enterprise space and its extensive sales network in the country. Working with Sify, we are confident that we will offer India's largest enterprises a leading, secure and on-demand global connectivity solution".
The iPassConnectT mobility manager software is available for notebooks and handheld devices and simplifies user access, whilst unifying global connectivity and streamlining management and support for the end user and IT department.
Sify is among the largest Internet, network and e-Commerce services companies in India, offering end-to-end solutions with a comprehensive range of products delivered over a common Internet backbone infrastructure. This Internet backbone reaches 348 cities and towns in India. A significant part of the company's revenue is derived from Corporate Services, which include corporate connectivity, network and communications solutions, security, network management services, enterprise applications and hosting. A host of blue chip customers use Sify's corporate service offerings. Consumer services include broadband home access, dial up connectivity and the iWay cyber café chain across 164 cities and towns. Sify is recognized as an ISO 9001:2000 certified service provider for network operations, data center operations and customer support, and for provisioning of VPNs, Internet bandwidth, VoIP solutions and integrated security solutions, and BS7799 certified for Internet Data Center operations. Sify.com the consumer portal of Sify has sub portals like www.samachar.com, www.walletwatch.com, www.sifymax.com and www.chennailive.in, www.bangalorelive.in, www.mumbailive.in, www.hyderabadlive.in the city based live video on the web. The content is available in 5 Indian languages, which include Hindi, Malayalam, Telugu, Kannada and Tamil.