Tuesday, April 19, 2005

Oh, Those   Risks of Outsourcing, Part Deux

Click here for AmazonI can't even begin to speculate what would happen to the outsourcing trend if a disaster recovery center became the site of a real disaster. The Kashmir separatists know full well what's happening in Bangalore and intend to make it more of a mess than John Madden's hair.

Bangalore is starting to appear on the radar of militant groups, Indian police warned this weekend, after uncovering a terrorist plan to target IT companies in the city widely regarded as the country's technology hub.

Bangalore, which is in the southern part of India, had been considered safe from possible terror attacks by separatist groups, which so far have mostly struck in India's northern and western states. But last week, Delhi police seized evidence pointing to a possible attack on certain IT companies in Bangalore...

...Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Motorola and Texas Instruments. Additionally, America Online, Google and Yahoo opened centers in the city last year.

News.com: Bangalore Appears on Terror Radar

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