This is not your father's M&A market. We are observing a fundamental shift in economic power to China and India. What now? As an IT Strategist what do you care? Well, if you do not then you do not know what IT Strategy and Post-Merger Integration are all about. This paper discusses the movement in this market. The rise of companies from Asia - it used to read Japan and the Asian tigers; now read China and India - who are making bold moves. Why is there such frenetic M&A activity i.e. the motivation behind the moves and ...well, read the rest!