Analysis In Shift IT

Analysis: In shift, IT vendors outsource R&D to India. Companies tap India to reduce development costs [InfoWorld: Top News] LOB: This is primarily anecdotal (there's no numbers that justify the concept that a "shift" is occurring or accelerating), but it's interesting to see companies like Ericsson and Cisco being discussed, as outsourcing has not been as popular with companies involved in systems-level programming.