INFO 410 Case Study 5 Handout 5. Case Study 2-5 Bharti Airtel Ltd (p. 368) Bharti Airtel is an Indian telecommunications company facing enormous growth – 100% per year! As a result, they are spending a lot of time renegotiating contracts with IT and telecom providers. To date (mid 2004) Bharti Airtel has been paying for IT and telecom equipment expenses separately from the providers’ contracts; they are considering making the providers responsible for that, i.e. outsourcing equipment costs. You are already given three alternatives: 1) don’t change anything, 2) go to IBM as the vendor, 3) go to Ericsson, Nokia, and Siemens as the vendor. Analyze these three possibilities in your case study, and add one more alternative of your choosing. Follow the usual case study format. For your decision criteria, consider the impact of the type of business, their competitive environment, impact on existing Bharti Airtel employees, and anything else you deem relevant.