The India-based Internet, networking and e-Commerce major Sify has recently acquired EAP Global – a global information assurance consulting solutions provider, based on a proprietary “Information Assurance Framework” developed on Industry standards and guidelines, informed an official release. The new entity would offer key services like information security services, business continuity – planning, certification and accreditation services. The services would be delivered using a global delivery model.
The acquisition would help Sify Enterprise Solutions to provide a comprehensive set of services in the emerging area of Information assurance. The release quoted Rahul Swarup, President, Sify Enterprise Solutions, as ssaying: “India now has its first specialist Information Assurance service provider in Sify. We shall address both the domestic and global markets through Sify Assure, a newly formed business line for Information Assurance services.”
Said Venky Somasundaram, CEO, EAP Global, “Our acquisition by Sify will provide the networking expertise that is integral to enhance our global delivery model. We shall now address enterprise needs – both globally and in India, with an accelerated pace of innovation, enhanced skill sets and operational efficiencies.”
Over four years of presence in the field, EAP Global has established a global footprint, with working territories spanning across the US, Europe, Middle East and Asia and, developed a strong list of blue chip clientele (in domains such as BFSI, airlines, manufacturing and telecom).
As the statement claimed, Sify Assure was poised to help Indian enterprises strike the right balance between proactive, detective and reactive approaches to information assurance.