Indian IT outsourcers want a bigger byte out of Europe


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  • Friday, 11 Oct 2013

EXPANDING: Big Indian IT companies, heavily reliant on the US market and eager to diversify, have intensified efforts to crack continental Europe in the past three years through acquisitions, setting up operations on the ground and hiring locally. — Reuters

BANGALORE: India's IT outsourcers, long bit players in continental Europe, are looking to win over more people like Hans-Petter Aanby. 

Aanby is chief information officer of Scandinavian Airlines System, which recently awarded Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) a five-year contract worth over US$160 million as part of its effort to halve information technology costs and reduce local IT staff by 70% by 2015. 

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