Sify Technologies Limited operates as an integrated Internet, network, and electronic commerce services company primarily in India. The company delivers a range of services that enable businesses and consumers to communicate, transmit, and share information; access online content; and conduct business remotely using its private data network or the Internet. Its enterprise services include network, IT, end-to-end network, hosting, and security services that provide Internet and private network access; national and international long distance services using the IP back-bone to deliver voice traffic to direct inter-connect operators; managed infrastructure and managed security services in various aspects of infrastructure services, network security, and hosting; system integration services; and network operations, data center operations, and customer relationship management. The company’s commercial and consumer services cover public Internet access to consumers through a retail chain of e-ports cybercafés; Internet access through cables by partnering with cable television operators; online portals, such as www.sify.com, www.samachar.com, and www.sifymax.in that function as principal entry points and gateways for accessing the Internet; and related content sites specifically tailored to Indian interests worldwide. Its software services consist of Web-based learning for various organizations by digitizing and uploading content; and application services, such as mailing, Web-applications, and online assessment. As of March 31, 2012, Sify Technologies Limited had 1,124 operational e-ports in 226 towns and cities; 729 points of presence serving approximately 710 towns and cities; and 0.1 million retail Internet access subscribers in 203 cities. The company was formerly known as Sify Limited and changed its name to Sify Technologies Limited in October 2007. Sify Technologies Limited was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Chennai, India.