IT Outsourcing On the Rise, While Offshoring Plummets
March 30, 2010

According to a major UK business survey, IT outsourcing appears to be a growing trend to UK-based suppliers. Read more

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Wipro opens development center in Australia
March 30, 2010

Wipro Technologies, the global IT services business of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT) announced the inauguration of its new Melbourne development centre with a ceremony presided by Victorian Premier, John Brumby and Rajat Mathur Senior Vice President and Chief Sales and Operations Officer, Wipro Australia. The centre, located in South Melbourne, will provide consulting, software development, testing and business process services to domestic and global companies in Australia, including Origin Energy.

Wipro started operations in Australia in 2002 and today has a strong customer base across the region with operations in New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia. Melbourne was chosen as a location due to its conducive business environment, ready talent pool and the city’s excellent infrastructure. The centre currently employs close to 130 people mostly Australian nationals and the IT major plans on increasing this headcount as and when the business demands. The new centre will broaden Wipro’s service capabilities along with its existing presence in Paramatta and Adelaide. Read more

Anti Offshoring Laws to impact business?
March 28, 2010

Ever since Obama expressed his reservations about the wisdom of outsourcing to countries outside the United States, there has been endless speculation about the direction the world outsourcing industry would take. There is added urgency to come up with an effective strategy to deal with aftermath of any protectionist legislations, as indeed suggested by him. Read more

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Upswing in Global Outsourcing
March 26, 2010

According to the leading consultant advisory organization on outsourcing strategies worldwide, Horses for Sources, has revealed that there has been upswing in global outsourcing growth. Read more

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Genpact Expands into Romania
March 25, 2010

Genpact Limited (NYSE: G), a leader in managing business processes, today announced it would expand its presence in Romania by acquiring a new facility in the Transylvanian city of Cluj-Napoca. Read more

Wipro inaugurates Global Delivery Center in Curitiba, Brazil
March 25, 2010

Wipro Technologies, the global IT services business of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT), today announced the inauguration of its new global delivery center in Curitiba, Brazil. The center was inaugurated by the mayor of Curitiba, Mr. Beto Richa, and the Consul General of India in Brazil Mr. Jeitendra K. Tripathi. Read more

Egypt Offers Incentive Packages for Burgeoning Offshoring Industry
March 25, 2010

CAIRO – One of the emerging destinations in outsourcing is Egypt and its burgeoning offshoring sector is expected to generate $2 billion in revenues toward 2013. That figure is projected to climb to $10 billion in just a decade. The increase in outsourcing is assisted by planned incentives for foreign firms, according to an Egyptian government official. Read more

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Virtual conference speakers focus on cloud, value to enterprises, how to get started
March 24, 2010

One of the biggest questions facing companies today is what to make of cloud computing and how it affects sourcing strategies?. Does it signal a major shift in how we approach IT — and the business — or is it just another ride on the hype wave that will disappear if we just wait it out? Read more

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Accenture Provides Starwood Hotels & Resorts with IT Outsourcing Services
March 22, 2010
NEW YORK; March 15, 2010 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is providing Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT), one of the world’s largest hotel and leisure companies, with a range of  information technology (IT) outsourcing services under a multi-year contract worth more than US$200 million.      Read more

HCL wins ‘Frost & Sullivan Aerospace IT Solutions Provider 2010’ Award
March 22, 2010

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia / Noida, India, March 18, 2010 – HCL AXON, a division of HCL Technologies, the world’s largest services provider dedicated to SAP® solutions, has won the Frost & Sullivan Aerospace IT Solutions Provider 2010 Award for its outstanding performance and industry contribution in Asia-Pacific. Read more