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Sify's Cloud enablement of the Madhya Pradesh State Data Centre wins the 'Best Cloud Solution Implementation' award

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 28, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sify Technologies Limited (NASDAQ NM: SIFY), headquartered in Chennai, India, a leader in Managed Enterprise, Network, IT and Software services in India with global delivery capabilities, today announced that its solution to Cloud-enable the Madhya Pradesh State Data Centre (SDC) was awarded the Best Cloud solution Implementation award at the elets Knowledge Exchange 2015 held in Goa recently.

Sify received the recognition for its deployment and management of 'Cloudinfinit' platform and solutions that has helped the SDC transform into a robust IT Services provider for its various Government departments. The solution has consolidated different applications, fastened infrastructure provisioning for projects, reduced IT Procurement time and improved operations and Governance. Sify has also deployed and is currently managing similar Cloud platforms for other states like Kerala, Rajasthan, Chattisgarh and Tripura.

On receiving the award, Mr. Kamal Nath, CEO, Sify Technologies, said, "This recognition is a great endorsement of our focus on building sustainable Cloud & Managed solutions for the various State Governments. By Cloud enabling their State Data Center (SDC), we have helped Madhya Pradesh government transform the way IT services and solutions are used by various Government departments. Government is a key vertical focus for us and we look forward to extending our winning solutions to more State Governments. I take this opportunity to thank the team that made this possible. This is truly a special win for us."

About egov awards

The egov awards are held annually to recognize and encourage unique and innovative initiatives in the field of e-Governance, Education, BFSI and Health. The Award Secretariat comprises an expert evaluation committee of members from various sectors and the applications are assessed on an exhaustive set of parameters that covered innovation, scalability, replicability, ability to overcome challenges, achievements and impact potential.

About Sify Technologies

Sify is among 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 1300 cities and towns in India. This telecom network today connects 38 Data Centres across India including Sify's 6 Tier III Data Centres across the cities of Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi and Bengaluru.

A significant part of the company's revenue is derived from Enterprise Services, comprised of Telecom services, Data Centre 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 is ISO 9001:2008 certified for Enterprise Sales, Provisioning, support and customer relationship management of ICT solutions and services including VPN, Network, Voice, Data Centre hosting, Integration services, security services and managed services. Sify has been certified in ISO / IEC 20000 - 1:2011 and ISO/IEC 27001:2005 certified for Internet Data Centre operations. Sify has been certified in SSAE16 SOC2 Type II for Cloud Infrastructure and in TL 9000 for Enterprise Network Services, Network Integration Services including Design, Implementation and Support services. The latter certification is telecommunication industry's quality system standard that expands the requirements of the International Standards Organization's ISO 9000 quality management standard in use by industries worldwide. Sify has licenses 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 eco system.

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 Centre (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, 2014, 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.

CONTACT: For further information, please contact: Sify Technologies Limited Mr. Praveen Krishna Investor Relations & Public Relations +91 44 22540777 (ext.2055) praveen.krishna@sifycorp.com Grayling Investor Relations Ms. Truc Nguyen (ext. 418) +1-646-284-9400 truc.nguyen@grayling.com 20:20 Media Ms. Divya Singh +91 0 8552944004 divya.singh@2020msl.com

Source:Sify Technologies Limited