Bomb Explosion Takes Out Nomura International's Processing Centre

MANAGEMENT & OPERATIONS

NOMURA International in London was forced into disaster recovery mode earlier this week by the explosion of a massive terrorist bomb in London's Docklands area. The bomb partially destroyed Nomura's mainframe processing and communications centre in Harbour Exchange, as well as damaging a number of other financial institutions in the area. As a result of the damage, Nomura's traders restricted their trading activities while its technology and communications operations were switched over to bac