SunGard Availability is opening two facilities in India that will provide customers with workplaces in the event of their own premises being unusable.
The growth in offshore IT services has meant that many Western businesses have business critical operations in low cost locations such as India.
SunGard Availability's new centres will be in Mumbai and New Delhi and will offer resilience to its customers that have operations in those regions, which include financial services companies.
With more and more large corporates, including major banks, moving IT and BPO offshore there needs to be investment in the infrastructures in chosen locations. It shows that an offshoring decision has to be well thought through.