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Sify announces dividend on Equity Shares of the company for the third year in a row

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 16, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sify Technologies Limited (NASDAQ NM: SIFY), headquartered at Chennai, India, a leader in Managed Enterprise, Network, IT and Software services in India with global delivery capabilities, announcedits dividend payout for the third year in a row to all holders of Equity and American Depository Shares of the company.

Further to the adoption of the financial statements for FY 2015-16 under India GAAP (Ind AS), the Board of Directors had recommended a dividend of 10% on the Equity Shares and American Depository Shares. The quantum of dividend per ADS shall be equivalent to INR 1 (INR ONE) per ADS.

This is subject to the approval of the shareholders to be sought at the Annual General Meeting scheduled on July 4, 2016.

Dividend will be paid to those shareholders whose names appear in the Register of Members of the company (for India) and Citibank Depository Register (for ADRs) on the Record Date, May 27, 2016. The payment will be disbursed onJuly 8, 2016.

It may be recalled that Sify had on April 22, 2016announced their unaudited resultsunder IFRS for the financial year ended March 2016.

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 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, comprised 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 is ISO 9001:2008 certified for Enterprise Sales, Provisioning, support and customer relationship management of ICT solutions and services including VPN, Network, Voice, Data Center hosting, Integration services, security services and managed services. Sify has been certified in ISO / IEC 20000 - 1:2011 and ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certified for Internet Data Center 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 Unified License 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 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

CONTACT: 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 MSL Nikhila Kesavan +91 9840124036/ nikhila.kesavan@2020msl.com Indravati Iyer +91 9500050541/ indravati.iyer@2020msl.com

Source:Sify Technologies Limited