New GDC will be soon set up by Sify technologies


A global delivery centre (GDC) is going to set up by the Chennai-headquartered ICT solutions provider Sify Technologies in partnership with Japanese ICT major Fujitsu Limited in the city.

In a statement released on Saturday, Sift technologies chief executive officer (CEO) Kamal Nath said that the company has already acquired 1.5 acres in the Financial District and will be spending nearly $20 million in the first phase of the project.

He said that they are going to complete the project in three phases in four years time and the first GDC will provide jobs to 1,000 people and in four years, the number will increase to 3,000.

“Targeting 50 % revenues from global clients by 2020, with GDC spreading across 2 lakh sq ft, as presently 90% of our revenues come from India. In September 2015, Sify had announced a global partnership with Fujitsu Limited to collaborate on providing ICT solutions,” Nath shared.

GDC will focus on supporting the partnership through the development of solutions for the ‘Third Platform’. In India, the company has over 4,000 customers, while the number of global clients stands at 34. The company logged revenues of Rs 1,250 crore last fiscal and is expecting a growth in the range of 22-25% this fiscal, he adds.