Is It Now Crazy to Offshore IT to China?

In this article about the effects of the Mandiant report on companies’ outsourcing strategies and decisions pertaining to China, Partner Andy Sealock offers commentary for the industry. Sample excerpts: “Andy Sealock, a partner at consulting firm Pace Harmon, said the concerns about the security risks of outsourcing to China are already ‘priced into’ and considered in the decision making process of U.S. companies. The latest revelations add more evidence to ‘what many people already assumed was happening,’ he said…Sealock said the U.S. may feel pressure ‘to make a public response to the threats and institute policies and sanctions that will make it more difficult to do business with China.’"