Tag: managed services

Virtusa Named to CRN Solution Provider 500

List Ranks North America’s Largest 500 Technology Integrators Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ GS: VRTU), a global business consulting and IT outsourcing company that combines innovation, technology leadership and industry solutions to transform the customer experience, has been ranked 54th on The Channel Company’s 2015 CRN® Solution Provider 500, up from 71st in 2014. The annual list, […]

By July 15, 2015 Read More →

IBM, Citizens Bank Sign IT Operations Agreement

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has signed a five-year IT services agreement with Citizens Bank, N.A., a wholly-owned banking subsidiary of Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: CFG), to transition its back-end technology infrastructure to a managed services environment. Faced with growing demands from digital-savvy customers, banks must modernize their technology environments to deliver a better banking experience […]

By June 17, 2015 Read More →

NASA Selects Unisys to Compete for IT-Related Task Orders on Government-Wide Contract

NASA has selected Unisys Corporation to compete for task orders to provide a range of information technology products and services to federal government agencies under the new Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP) V contract. Unisys was selected to compete for work on the SEWP V contract, which has a ceiling value of $20 billion over […]

By April 10, 2015 Read More →
Top 9 Innovation Trends in Outsourcing for 2015

Top 9 Innovation Trends in Outsourcing for 2015

Robotics, Analytics or Multi-channel enagagement? This report explores the innovative practices businesses are implementing in their outsourcing agreements. It is based on 100 in-depth interviews with senior outsourcing buyers. More than four fifths (83%) of buyers say they have experienced innovation in their outsourcing relationships Nine in ten (92%) say their outsourcing partners want to […]

Is Your Maintenance & Support Approach Making Your IT Sick?

Is Your Maintenance & Support Approach Making Your IT Sick?

Rx for World Class Support: A Dose of Prediction Leads to Problem Prevention I just returned from a fantastic week on Italy’s Amalfi Coast to celebrate my mother’s birthday!  A trip that we’d talked about for years, planned last minute in April and started to regret in May. How could anyone regret a trip to […]

Outsourcing Brings Benefit to BT

Outsourcing Brings Benefit to BT

Outsourcing Excellence Awards 2014 Best Telecom BT Group plc and Wipro     “Wipro’s commitment to service delivery has succeeded in significantly driving down our non-paid consumer customer churn. Overall, they’ve helped reduce our operational costs by 31-40 percent.” Neil Rowan, Head of Business Insight and Collaboration, BT Group Billing BT is one of the […]

Joint Managed Services Venture Shares Risk, Reaps Rewards

Joint Managed Services Venture Shares Risk, Reaps Rewards

Outsourcing Excellence Awards 2014 Morris Communications and NIIT Technologies Best Managed Services     “In just three and a half years, our NIIT Media Technologies joint venture has optimized our processes and cut our costs by 15 percent, achieving exactly what we set out to do.” Steve Stone Senior Vice President/CFO Newspapers and Shared Services […]

Monitoring Your Applications’ Vital Signs—Without All the Pain

Monitoring Your Applications’ Vital Signs—Without All the Pain

You have chest pains during your morning jog. You’re a little out of breath and your stamina’s fading fast. But, when you go to the doctor, no one checks your vital signs or hooks you up to a heart monitor to find out what’s going on. Instead, you’re put into a room with a nurse […]

When T-Mobile US, Inc. Needed a Partner to Streamline Billing, Improve Efficiency and Create a Continuum of Process Improvement, Amdocs Answered the Call

When T-Mobile US, Inc. Needed a Partner to Streamline Billing, Improve Efficiency and Create a Continuum of Process Improvement, Amdocs Answered the Call

2013 Outsourcing Excellence Awards BEST CUSTOMER SATISFACTION: T-Mobile US, Inc. and Amdocs “Although outsourcing is a partnership, you have to make sure that you, as the customer, maintain control.” Habib Sarkis, Vice President, IT Operations and Support, T-Mobile US, Inc.   You’d be hard-pressed to find another industry that is more competitive or moves at […]

Part 4: Hints for Selecting an MSP for both Mature and Beginning Buyers | Article

Part 4: Hints for Selecting an MSP for both Mature and Beginning Buyers | Article

Fifteen years ago outsourcing buyers wanted to pool their contingent labor needs so they could clearly see their spend, recalls Lisa Fitzgerald, senior director within the contingent workforce practice of Kelly OCG. “We put them on standard rate cards and cut their expenses 20 percent on average the first year,” she recalls. “Moving to a […]

MSPs Part 2: Why Some Workers Don’t Want Full-Time Jobs at Any One Company | Article

MSPs Part 2: Why Some Workers Don’t Want Full-Time Jobs at Any One Company | Article

Today, there’s a bifurcation in the marketplace between people who want full-time jobs at any one company and those who eschew them, according to Kip Wright, the executive who manages TAPFIN, the global MSP offering of ManpowerGroup Solutions. The growth of this new kind of worker is changing the way companies outsource their recruiting. Now, […]

MSPs Manage Diverse Talent As Companies Focus on Contingent Labor | Article

MSPs Manage Diverse Talent As Companies Focus on Contingent Labor | Article

Back in the days when father knew best and Donna Reed was in the kitchen, most workers had full-time jobs. Today, more and more companies are adding contingent (anyone who is not full time) labor to the mix to get the most out of their talent. In some cases, the current contingent workforce is typically […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Outsourcing Protects Company’s Cash Flow through Managed Services Solution | Article

Outsourcing Protects Company’s Cash Flow through Managed Services Solution | Article

A paint contractor could maximize his credit at a Kelly-Moore store, then purchase more products at another store the same day. The second store wouldn’t know he had exceeded his credit limit because the IT system didn’t synch up in real time…until it outsourced to Tomax.