Sify Launches `Stockwatch` on Its Finance Portal

Mon Aug 22, 2011 12:18pm EDT

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Sify Launches ‘Stockwatch’ on Its Finance Portal

A Microsoft Silverlight based application for monitoring the Indian stock market

Sify Technologies Limited (NASDAQ Global Markets: SIFY), a leader in Managed Enterprise, Network and IT Services in India with growing global delivery capabilities, today announced the launch of ‘Stockwatch’ on its finance portal www.sify.com/finance. A sophisticated application based on Microsoft Silverlight, Stockwatch will enable visitors to the financial section of Sify.com monitor the Indian stock market with great ease, speed and efficiency.

Stockwatch is an experiential tool that helps users monitor stock performances, analyze market trends and track their individual stocks. Some of the distinguishing features of Stockwatch are:

  • My Watchlist – Helps users to track the performance of their favorite stocks without logging in
  • My Ticker – Helps the user monitor the latest stock updates
  • Stockometer – A comprehensive widget which monitors and tracks performance of any stock with a single click
  • Market indices – Keeps a tab on the key market indices like Sensex, Nifty, small and mid–cap indices
  • Latest market news – Constantly updates the user with the latest news around markets and stock performances
  • Stocks to watch out for – Tracks the best performers in BSE and NSE

Stockwatch enables enhanced user experience with advanced search capabilities, data select filters and sort options. The sliding menu and the interactive pin-up feature are additional attractions. Stockwatch has been launched in two versions: Stockwatch Lite and Stockwatch Advanced. As the name suggests, Stockwatch Lite is ideal for general visitors, while Stockwatch Advanced caters to the needs of heavy users and stock market experts/analysts.

Commenting on the launch, Mr. Natesh Mani, President, Consumer Infrastructure Services, Sify Technologies, said, “Our cricket scorecard based on the Microsoft Silverlight platform was received very well during the ICC World Cup earlier this year and continues to be a favorite with our visitors. We are now excited to be launching a Silverlight-enriched application on our finance portal.

“As per comScore ratings, Sify finance is among the top 4 financial and business portals in India. We believe, Stockwatch will immensely delight our existing as well as new visitors with its heightened sophistication, rich functionalities and extreme user-friendliness.”

Once can check out Stockwatch at www.sify.com/stockwatch.

About Sify Technologies

Sify is among the largest Managed Enterprise, Network and IT 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 667 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. Sify is a recognized ISO 9001:2008 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 ISO / IEC 20000 - 1:2005 and ISO/IEC 27001:2005 certified for Internet Data Center operations. Sify has also established a credible reputation in the emerging Cloud Computing market and is today regarded as a thought leader in the domain. Sify has licenses to operate NLD (National Long Distance) and ILD (International Long Distance) services and offers VoIP back haul to long distance subscriber telephony services. The company is India’s first enterprise managed services provider to launch a Security Operations Center (SOC) to deliver managed security services.

Sify also caters to global markets in the specialized domains of eLearning Services and Remote Infrastructure Management Services.

Sify Software was established with the cumulative experience gained over the last decade in Infrastructure Management, Data centre Operations and the business of Connectivity. It aims to be a solutions company that provides applications and services to improve business efficiencies of its current clients and prospect client bases.

Commercial & Consumer services include broadband home access and the ePort cyber café chain across more than 243 cities and towns in India. Very recently, Sify also introduced a whole host of services for the retail consumer on the Consumer cloud platform, thereby becoming among the first to do so in India. Today, the scope of the Commercial and Consumer services has been broadened to target the SMB/SOHO markets. The consumer services also operate two of the most popular portals in India, Sify.com and Samachar.com.

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, 2010, 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.

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