Bangalore, India, March 2, 2014: Akamai Technologies, the leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications has announced a strategic partnership with Sify Technologies Limited, a leader in Managed Enterprise, Network, IT and Software services in India with global delivery capabilities. This partnership will enable Sify Technologies to offer Akamai’s global expertise and solutions in Web acceleration and applications delivery to its Enterprise customers across India.
The collaboration is intended to help Enterprises, especially those in the BFSI, ITeS and manufacturing verticals to enhance cloud adoption for their business and functional applications. By mitigating the complexities of Internet, Enterprises will be able to enhance user experience for their global employee, customer and partner bases while providing a comprehensive and highly secure platform for their online applications.
Managing Director at Akamai Technologies Sidharth Malik said, “It is Akamai and Sify’s shared vision to give customers industry-leading solutions and expertise to accelerate their online delivery and quality of service. We believe that this partnership will help Akamai reach out to a new set of customers through Sify and help expand our footprint across India.”
CEO of Sify Technologies Kamal Nath said, “This partnership allows Sify to extend multiple leverages to clients. In a sea of information online, it will enable precise, accelerated and optimized content delivery for our clients, both on the web and mobile platforms. For Sify, this translates into a vital service that we can extend to every Enterprise whose business model involves content and its delivery robustness.”
Increasing use of Internet from anywhere and at any time is changing the way people interact, work and learn. Growing acceptance of BYOD has not only seen an increase in employee productivity but has also changed the way Enterprises are executing their business operations. Staying connected through various mobility devices with clients and the rest of the world has become a top priority for Enterprises, as has the importance of receiving critical information in real time.
Akamai’s world-class Web application and acceleration solutions leverages a widely-distributed network of servers – 141,000+ across 90 countries in over 1200 networks. The result is designed to provide greater network efficiency, a more secure system and a better service quality for end users in terms of access, download speeds and uptime.