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Hitachi Sunway and Tata Communications Strengthen Presence in ASEAN

Announce partnership to enable the digital transformation journey of enterprises in the region

Mumbai (BSE)  – December 15, 2016

PETALING JAYA, December 15, 2016 — Hitachi Sunway Information Systems Sdn. Bhd. (Hitachi Sunway), a leading one-stop IT services and solutions provider in ASEAN, today announces a partnership with Tata Communications, a leading provider of A New World of Communications™. With this partnership, Hitachi Sunway will now be able to provide its more than 1000 enterprise customers in ASEAN access to Tata Communications’ robust portfolio of Managed Network Services, Managed Security Services and Unified Communications & Collaboration (UCC) offerings.

Cheah Kok Hoong, Group CEO and Director of Hitachi Sunway says, “We are honoured to be Tata Communications’ chosen partner in ASEAN. With Tata Communications on board, we will be able to strengthen our network services offerings throughout the region by offering a wide range of globally recognized telecommunication products and managed services. Customers can expect to access a variety of solutions for MPLS, cloud security and more. At the same time, Tata Communications will be able to extend their influence in the region through our wide network of customers that span across the region.”

Sumeet Walia, Head, Global Enterprise Business, Tata Communications says, “In the past year, Tata Communications has continued to invest in a broad range of service expansions, introducing new advanced managed services built on our strong network presence in the emerging and developed markets. Our strategic partnerships are a key component of this strategy as we deliver dedicated platforms that enable business transformation for enterprises across the globe. Hitachi Sunway’s regional presence and credibility were the reason we picked them as our partner here in ASEAN. We are pleased to be working with them to expand our footprint in the region.”

Hitachi Sunway operates in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines and Myanmar, offering a wide range of services including enterprise resource planning (ERP), product lifecycle management (PLM), IT infrastructure, data centre and cloud solutions, network solutions and more.

“Hitachi Sunway has always strived to be the one stop IT centre for our customers. Customers no longer want to DIY their business needs. They want to be connected and business ready in the shortest amount of time and that is where Hitachi Sunway excels. Tata Communications’ products will help us complete our product offering to enable us to offer our customers a complete IT suite. For customers, this means Hitachi Sunway is their single point of contact providing end-to-end digital transformation for their business,” adds Cheah.

Tata Communications owns and operates the world’s largest and most advanced subsea fibre cable network. Today, over 24% of the world’s Internet routes travel over Tata Communications’ network, and the company is the only Tier-1 provider that is in the top five by routes in five continents.

About Hitachi Sunway Information Systems
Hitachi Sunway is the leading one-stop ICT solutions and services provider in ASEAN with a local presence in 15 locations across 7 countries (Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines, Myanmar), supported by 400+ workforce and serving more than 1,000 clients in the region. A joint venture company between Hitachi Systems, Ltd. and Sunway Technology Sdn Bhd – the company is uniquely positioned to help organisations operating or expanding their operations within ASEAN. The breadth of Hitachi Sunway portfolio of offerings ranges from Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) to end-to-end Systems Integration, IT Security, Data Centre solutions, Cloud solutions, IT Outsourcing and many more.  With its industry-wide experience, deep technology expertise, award winning accolades and strong track records, Hitachi Sunway continues to enable its clients to achieve their business vision.  For more information, visit www.​hitachi-sunway-is.​com





Natalie Chak
Tata Communications
+44 (0)7833 043 779
Neil Thomas
Hill & Knowlton Strategies
+44 207 413 3454

About Tata Communications

Tata Communications Limited (CIN no: L64200MH1986PLC039266) along with its subsidiaries (Tata Communications) is a leading global provider of A New World of Communications™. With a leadership position in emerging markets, Tata Communications leverages its advanced solutions capabilities and domain expertise across its global and pan-India network to deliver managed solutions to multi-national enterprises, service providers and Indian consumers.

The Tata Communications global network includes one of the most advanced and largest submarine cable networks and a Tier-1 IP network with connectivity to over 240 countries and territories across 400 PoPs, as well as nearly 1 million square feet of data centre and collocation space worldwide.

Tata Communications’ depth and breadth of reach in emerging markets includes leadership in Indian enterprise data services and leadership in global international voice. Tata Communications Limited is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange of India.

Forward-looking and cautionary statements

Certain words and statements in this release concerning Tata Communications and its prospects, and other statements, including those relating to Tata Communications’ expected financial position, business strategy, the future development of Tata Communications’ operations, and the general economy in India, are forward-looking statements. Such statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, including financial, regulatory and environmental, as well as those relating to industry growth and trend projections, which may cause actual results, performance or achievements of Tata Communications, or industry results, to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. The important factors that could cause actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from such forward-looking statements include, among others, failure to increase the volume of traffic on Tata Communications’ network; failure to develop new products and services that meet customer demands and generate acceptable margins; failure to successfully complete commercial testing of new technology and information systems to support new products and services, including voice transmission services; failure to stabilize or reduce the rate of price compression on certain of the company’s communications services; failure to integrate strategic acquisitions and changes in government policies or regulations of India and, in particular, changes relating to the administration of Tata Communications’ industry; and, in general, the economic, business and credit conditions in India. Additional factors that could cause actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from such forward-looking statements, many of which are not in Tata Communications’ control, include, but are not limited to, those risk factors discussed in Tata Communications Limited’s Annual Reports. The Annual Reports of Tata Communications Limited are available at Tata Communications is under no obligation to, and expressly disclaims any obligation to, update or alter its forward-looking statements.

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