IT Infrastructure & Applications

Cloud Computing: Hackett Study Identifies Emerging Best Practices and Experiences of Early Adopters | White Paper

Cloud Computing: Hackett Study Identifies Emerging Best Practices and Experiences of Early Adopters | White Paper

The Hackett Group recently conducted a study to understand what companies are doing in the area of cloud computing, where the greatest areas of opportunity and risk are, and early lessons learned that may make adoption easier and more successful for those still on the sidelines. Study findings are segmented into two groups of participants […]

Forces of Change Shaping Outsourcing Solutions | Article

Forces of Change Shaping Outsourcing Solutions | Article

Like a pre-storm sky, a look at the investments outsourcing service providers are currently undertaking presents evidence of tremendous change over the next five years. They’re mapping out a new course, and buyers of outsourcing services need to understand where providers are headed so they can make informed decisions. Outsourcing Center asked 12 leading ITO […]

Assessing the Coming Impact of Cloud Computing on Outsourced Solutions | Article

Assessing the Coming Impact of Cloud Computing on Outsourced Solutions | Article

What will be the speed of adoption of outsourced cloud computing solutions over the next five years? How will the cloud evolve and change outsourcing arrangements? How can buyers of outsourcing services optimize their cloud opportunities and manage the risks? Outsourcing Center interviewed industry executives about developments in outsourced cloud computing solutions. In this article […]

Buyers Face Decisions around New Opportunities and Risks in Outsourced IT Solutions | Article

Buyers Face Decisions around New Opportunities and Risks in Outsourced IT Solutions | Article

Charlie Bess, HP Fellow, HP Enterprise Services, says the outsourcing industry is facing “a different kind of IT and support environment than what we had just a few short years ago.” Here’s how he describes this new environment: More sensors deployed in more parts of a customer’s business giving organizations a deeper understanding of their […]

Leveraging the Service Desk to Control the Cost of IT Non-conformance | White Paper

Leveraging the Service Desk to Control the Cost of IT Non-conformance | White Paper

In most organizations, a considerable amount (often 40 percent) of the IT budget is tied up in non-conformance-related projects – fixing things that were not done right the first time. A traditional help desk actually promotes non-conformance by taking a narrow view of a user issue and focusing on mitigating the symptoms instead of true […]

Outsourcing Experts Discuss New Flexible Pricing Models | Article

Outsourcing Experts Discuss New Flexible Pricing Models | Article

Outsourcing Center assembled a panel of industry experts to discuss the changes in outsourcing contracts and pricing models over the next two to five years. Their insights reveal buyers and providers will approach outsourcing initiatives differently than in the past. Q. Outsourcing pricing models and contract vehicles have evolved over the past few years. How […]

Risks and Complexities in Outsourcing Decisions in the Midmarket | Article

Risks and Complexities in Outsourcing Decisions in the Midmarket | Article

For the most part, industry experts say the midmarket is poised for significant growth in outsourcing during the next five years. However, some point out that the nature of midsized companies may hinder growth. Outsourcing Center interviewed providers and advisors serving the midmarket regarding upcoming changes in this market and the risks and challenges that […]

Hot Spots for Growth in Outsourcing | Article

Hot Spots for Growth in Outsourcing | Article

Which industries will experience a surge in outsourcing in the next few years, and what risks will buyers of those services face? Are there business processes or functions that will begin turning to outsourcing in the next two to five years? What value opportunities and risks will they bring? In what geographic regions will companies […]

Syntel – Small Enough to Listen, Big Enough to Deliver<sup>TM</sup> | Service Provider

Syntel – Small Enough to Listen, Big Enough to DeliverTM | Service Provider

Syntel, Inc. is a NASDAQ-listed, global provider of IT services and KPO solutions, aiming to enhance clients’ business efficiency and reduce operational costs. Our portfolio of solutions includes a wide range of technology solutions and services, with an elite clientele of Global 2000 organizations in the BANKING & FINANCIAL SERVICES, HEALTHCARE & LIFE SCIENCES, INSURANCE, MANUFACTURING, and RETAIL, LOGISTICS, TRAVEL & TELECOM INDUSTRIES. History […]

Latisys – Meeting Clients’ Infrastructure Challenges | Service Provider

Latisys – Meeting Clients’ Infrastructure Challenges | Service Provider

Latisys was founded in June, 2007 as Managed Data Holdings LLC (MDH), in conjunction with two high-quality private equity investors: Great Hill Partners and Catalyst Investors. Strategically, Latisys is aimed at the operation of enterprise-class data centers across Tier I and Tier II markets in the United States to meet the increasing demand for managed […]

Changes in the Financial Services Sector Create New Demands for IT Testing; Service Providers Invest in Solutions to Meet the Need | Article

Changes in the Financial Services Sector Create New Demands for IT Testing; Service Providers Invest in Solutions to Meet the Need | Article

WIPRO TREND WATCHER: A Conversation with Velayudham Vasudevan, General Manager, Business Solutions Group of Testing Enabled Services, BFSI Competition for banking, financial services, and insurance customers has become keen in this economy. So companies in the Banking, Financial Institutions and Insurance (BFSI) space are eager to launch their newest products or applications (e.g. banking from […]

100 Lessons Learned – Mistakes and Successes of Outsourcing Buyers | Article

100 Lessons Learned – Mistakes and Successes of Outsourcing Buyers | Article

As GE’s Jack Welch states, mistakes can often be as good a teacher as success. In studying outsourcing relationships through Outsourcing Center’s annual Outsourcing Excellence Awards program since 1996, Outsourcing Center has aggregated and analyzed the lessons learned – mistakes and successes – by hundreds of buyers and providers of outsourcing services. These lessons learned […]

100 Lessons Learned by Buyers of Outsourcing Services | White Paper

100 Lessons Learned by Buyers of Outsourcing Services | White Paper

In studying outsourcing relationships through Outsourcing Center’s annual Outsourcing Excellence Awards program since 1996, Outsourcing Center has aggregated and analyzed the lessons learned – mistakes and successes – by hundreds of buyers of outsourcing services. These 100 lessons learned focus on issues related to each phase in the outsourcing life cycle – provider selection, contract […]

Scotland Beckons as a High-Quality Outsourcing Location, Especially for the Financial Services Sector | Article

Scotland Beckons as a High-Quality Outsourcing Location, Especially for the Financial Services Sector | Article

Scotland is not a low-cost outsourcing alternative. In fact, most of the service providers in Scotland also have operations in low-cost locales. Yet Scotland has become an important part of the global mix. Why? “We have been under a bushel. Now it’s time to come out into the limelight and show the world there are […]

Dataprise Becomes the Outsourced IT Department for Small and Medium Businesses | Article

Dataprise Becomes the Outsourced IT Department for Small and Medium Businesses | Article

Companies both large and small often choose to outsource their IT departments so they can concentrate on their core businesses. But small and medium businesses (SMBs) have additional challenges. Danya International, a public service company that delivers solutions to government and commercial clients addressing pressing social issues, is a good example. It wanted to focus […]

Rajasri Systems – Reliable Innovation Solutions | Service Provider

Rajasri Systems – Reliable Innovation Solutions | Service Provider

Rajasri Systems has been providing custom software development and maintenance services for corporations in the USA, Europe, Australia, and other places since the year 2000. Client references account for most of the new business we get. Our clients tell us that they like us and recommend us because we take all the necessary efforts to […]