Sify Selects Versa SD-WAN and SD-Branch for Cloud@Core Networking Portfolio
SAN JOSE, California, September 11, 2018 – Versa Networks – innovator of a next-generation software architecture that integrates cloud, networking and security services – today announced that its Secure Cloud IP platform, SD-WAN and SD-Branch solutions have been selected by Sify Technologies Limited (SIFY), headquartered in Chennai, India, an ICT Solutions and Services leader in India, to broaden Sify’s Cloud@Core strategy.
The joint solution allows Sify customers to deploy Versa’s software-defined WAN and software-defined branch VNFs that enable a smooth transition from their existing connectivity and security systems. The SIFY/Versa SD-WAN offer ensures that clients realize greater TCO, highly secure and available edge connectivity, application user experience, and traffic conditioning with optimization and flexibility.
Sify’s Versa-enabled software-defined managed and secure-branch offerings allow organizations to gain multiple benefits, including:
- Edge networks that seamlessly support hybrid cloud/IT
- Secure and managed environments that bolster digital transformation strategies
- Low operational cost and time-to-market advantages: centralized control and automated provisioning
Kumar Mehta, Co-Founder and CDO of Versa Networks, said: “Our partnership with SIFY Indian Enterprises accelerates the enterprise’s digital transformation journey. Versa’s offer achieves 80% TCO savings, supports connectivity over any transport, enhances application experience, has built in NSS Labs’ recommended NGFW security and UTM, delivers flawless voice and video experience using traffic conditioning, and supports multi-cloud environments.
Sify’s SD-WAN and SD-Branch offering utilizes the Versa FlexVNF Software, which combines network and security capabilities to provide a full suite of Layer 3 to Layer 7 IP services that are built on a cloud-native, multitenant software platform. It provides strong segmentation and integrated on-premises security functions that enable a dynamic policy-driven infrastructure with user, device, location, application and network context.
Daniel Alex, President, Telecom Business, Sify said: “All of Sify’s upcoming solutions integrate a Cloud@Core framework. We see this as the central architecture around which today’s legacy infrastructure will transition to a cloud-centric platform. Sify’s Versa-powered SD-WAN offering will be a crucial element to enable this transition. This partnership with Versa is designed to make available to enterprises best-of-breed, software-defined solutions in their shift to becoming better equipped for a digital transformation era.”
About Versa Networks
Versa Networks is the innovator of Secure Cloud IP architecture, a next-generation software platform that delivers integrated cloud, networking and security services. Versa’s visionary solution, with an unrivaled depth of features and capabilities, enables enterprises to transition off of legacy WANs to achieve business agility, branch modernization and TCO advantages. The company has transacted over 150,000 software licenses through service providers, partners and enterprises globally. Versa Networks is privately held and funded by Sequoia Capital, Mayfield, Artis Ventures, Verizon Ventures, Comcast Ventures and Liberty Global Ventures.
For more information, visit https://www.versa-networks.com or follow Versa Networks on Twitter @versanetworks.
About Sify Technologies
Sify is the largest ICT service provider, systems integrator, and all-in-one network solutions company on the Indian subcontinent. We have also expanded to the United States, with headquarters in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley.
Over 8500 businesses have become Sify customers. We also partner with other major network operators to deliver global network solutions. Our customers can access Sify services via India’s largest MPLS network. Among the very few Enterprise class players in India, Sify, today has presence in more than 1600 cities in India and in North America, the United Kingdom and Singapore.
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, 2018, 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.
For Sify Technologies Limited
Mr. Praveen Krishna
Grayling Investor Relations
Media Contact for Versa Networks