Sify Technologies and Google have announced their tie-up to bring the Google Apps suite for Sify users in India.
With this association, Sifymail and chat users will be able to take advantage of Google Apps. Google Apps includes set of web applications that offer the functionality of traditional office suites such as Gmail, Google Calendar, Talk, Docs and Sites.
Raju Vegesna, Chairman and CEO, Sify Technologies, said, “There is a perfect confluence of the mission of our companies in enhancing the quality of life of individuals and businesses by empowering them with the Internet. Our agreement with Google makes superior applications available for communications and collaboration, coupled with our understanding of the needs of Indians, on our popular portal Sify.com.”
“We believe that we can make compelling applications, tools and content based on Google’s expertise for many more Indians to use the Internet to enhance their productivity and quality of life. This agreement enhances our relationship with Google beyond powering the search on Sify.com,” added Vegesna.
Shailesh Rao, Managing Director, Google India, said, “We’re pleased to work with Sify to offer its customers access to our leading communication and collaboration tools. Our companies share a vision of giving consumers innovative choices that will the change the way they interact with each other and the world”.
Sify is expected to offer the Google Apps service to its users in the coming months.