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To Move or Not to Move: Cathay Pacific Airway  
 
Product Ref: 98/02C Company: Cathay Pacific Airways Limited

Product Type: Case Industry: Transportation

Related Product(s): Teaching Note
Authors: Ali Farhoomand   Pauline Ng
Cathay Pacific's Data Centre, located in Hong Kong, had experienced an explosion and fire which disrupted normal business for thirteen hours. In the search for a more secure location, the problems with finding suitable offices in Hong Kong were highlighted and the benefits and advantages offered by other countries presented the company with the option of re-locating the Data Centre, which housed the critical information systems which managed the entire airline world-wide, off-shore.
Functional Area : Management of Information Systems

Issues: Off-shore Re-location, Outsourcing, IT Capabilities, Location Advantages, Information Systems, Information Technology
Length: 22 pages Country: Hong Kong SAR

Pub. Year: 1999 Level of Difficulty: 1
         
This product type is available in the following language(s):      English
         
Related Information: http://www.cathaypacific.com
 
This case is UGC funded.
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