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Cloud Migration the next Y2K for Indian IT Companies

It has been a rough patch for Indian IT companies as they struggle to transform themselves in a recessionary world where the old methods of providing bodies for service has changed to service delivery with compensation based on successful completion of projects.
The Indian IT industry grew on one great phenomenon of fixing the challenging Y2k problem way back in the years 1999 to 2000. This allowed Indian technology professionals to support and deliver skills to keep the business running into a expected catastrophe in the year 2000 (Y2K).
I was in the USA in the months of December 1999 and January 2000 on a holiday and remember the New Year of 2000 being brought in with bated breath. It was a new decade where programmers had forgotten that the century would end when they created digital solutions. Luckily the new year rolled out with no major glitches because of the century transition.
Y2K was the catalyst for the growth of the Indian Industry supported by savvy marketing and cost po…