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ALSO CALLED: Strategic Sourcing
DEFINITION:  Insourcing is a business practice in which work that would otherwise have been contracted out is performed in house. Insourcing often involves bringing in specialists to fill temporary needs or training existing personnel to perform tasks that would otherwise have been outsourced. An example is the use of in-house engineers to write technical manuals for equipment they have designed, rather than sending  … 
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BT Ireland Calls Acronis for Server Recovery
sponsored by Acronis
CASE STUDY: This exclusive case study covers a telecommunications data center provider that needed to improve its time for recovering failed servers.
Posted: 16 Jul 2014 | Published: 16 Jul 2014

Acronis

Bechtle Remote Services Chooses Acronis® for High Availability
sponsored by Acronis
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive case study details a remote disaster recovery service that needed to improve its support to provide a better service to customers.
Posted: 16 Jul 2014 | Published: 16 Jul 2014

Acronis

Hold on Loosely: Data Center Outsourcing in the Modern Age
sponsored by SearchDataCenter.com
EBOOK: Prior to outsourcing your data center, make sure all of the loose ends are tied up and the intangibles are known.
Posted: 09 Jul 2014 | Published: 09 Jul 2014

SearchDataCenter.com

EDM's Digital Mailroom Gets a Makeover
sponsored by Perceptive Software
VIDEO: Find out which industry-leading product helped an information management services provider gain a competitive edge over their peers, and solve the unique automation challenges of the digital mailroom.
Posted: 08 Jul 2014 | Premiered: 08 Jul 2014

Perceptive Software

Lead Management Services Infographic: Client Results and Benefits
sponsored by Invenio Marketing
RESOURCE: Companies that specialize in lead generation and sales services can help you get the high number and high quality of leads that you require. View this infographic to explore the benefits that telecom clients are realizing from sales and lead generation services.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Jul 2014

Invenio Marketing

4 Reasons to Outsource Your DNS
sponsored by Dyn
WHITE PAPER: Minimizing network downtime is a top priority for all IT departments and this informative whitepaper explores 4 top reasons to outsource your DNS.
Posted: 23 Jun 2014 | Published: 23 Jun 2014

Dyn

Computer Weekly – 24 June 2014: Betting on World Cup success
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we talk to gambling site Betfair about the IT challenges of preparing for the football World Cup. We examine the strategy of cloud software pioneer Salesforce.com as it grows its role in the IT department. And we explain erasure coding – an emerging method for protecting storage hardware. Read the issue now.
Posted: 23 Jun 2014 | Published: 23 Jun 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Outsourcing Infrastructure: An Insightful TCO Analysis of On-Premise vs. Outsourced Workloads
sponsored by Rackspace
WEBCAST: This exclusive whitepaper will help you make an informed decision on whether or not you should outsource your IT services.
Posted: 18 Jun 2014 | Premiered: Jun 18, 2014

Rackspace

Dell ProSupport: Time is Money
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper details and IT management partner that will help you by catering its services to your organization's needs.
Posted: 17 Jun 2014 | Published: 23 May 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Outsourcing Mid-to-Back Office Processes: Where Should You Be Investing?
sponsored by OpenText GXS
WHITE PAPER: Find out how outsourcing non-core competencies allows security firms to focus on improving the overall client experience while managing processes to remain compliant.
Posted: 13 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

OpenText GXS

Call Center Outsourcing: 4 Reasons it's Gaining Traction
sponsored by Salesforce
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Discover the 4 leading factors influencing current call center outsourcing trends.
Posted: 06 Jun 2014 | Published: 06 Jun 2014

Salesforce

Is Outsourcing Your Call Center the Right Choice?
sponsored by Salesforce
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Find out why so many organizations are outsourcing call centers, and why it makes good business sense to do so.
Posted: 06 Jun 2014 | Published: 06 Jun 2014

Salesforce

Protecting Mission-Critical Manufacturing Data with an ERP Firewall
sponsored by OpenText GXS
WHITE PAPER: Find how an ERP Firewall can capture business process and data quality errors, so outsourcing data doesn't create mayhem within your company.
Posted: 02 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

OpenText GXS

Key Considerations for Choosing Colocation
sponsored by CenturyLink Technology Solutions
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide will teach you what you should consider when selecting a colocation facility and find out the difference between colocation and cloud hosting.
Posted: 23 May 2014 | Published: 23 May 2014

CenturyLink Technology Solutions

Colocation Planning and Pitfalls to Avoid
sponsored by CenturyLink Technology Solutions
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide will help you avoid the pitfalls of picking a data center colocation facility and teach you the importance of data center tiers.
Posted: 22 May 2014 | Published: 22 May 2014

CenturyLink Technology Solutions

4 Trends Driving Call Center Outsourcing
sponsored by Salesforce
PODCAST: Uncover the 4 factors influencing the need for a well-oiled call center, and find out why call center outsourcing has become increasingly popular.
Posted: 20 May 2014 | Premiered: May 8, 2014

Salesforce

6 Data Center Pillars: Guide to a Superior Data Center
sponsored by Symmetry Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Outsourcing data centers is a trend that's on the rise, due to high costs of supporting IT infrastructure and the need for better performance. View this white paper to discover six key standards to look for when evaluating a partner's service delivery model.
Posted: 15 May 2014 | Published: 15 May 2014

Symmetry Corporation

CW Special report on Atos
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This 9 page special report, updated for 2014, gives you the facts on Atos, its strategy, products and services and financial performance.
Posted: 01 May 2014 | Published: 05 May 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

4 Reasons to Outsource Your DNS
sponsored by Dyn
WHITE PAPER: Minimizing network downtime is a top priority for all IT departments and this informative whitepaper explores 4 top reasons to outsource your DNS.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 04 Apr 2014

Dyn

How to Extend your Identity Management Systems to use OAuth
sponsored by Forum Systems
WHITE PAPER: Read this resource to learn how to extend your authentication and authorization model to outsourced services. Click through for details on the deployment process, including the benefits of using an API gateway to help with integration.
Posted: 03 Apr 2014 | Published: 03 Apr 2014

Forum Systems

Site visit programs fuel outsourcing success
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WEBCAST: Site visit programs play a critical role in any successful outsourcing initiative. This on-demand webcast describes key features of an effective site visit program.
Posted: 11 Mar 2014 | Premiered: Oct 25, 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Industrialised delivery: The next stage in outsourcing evolution
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WEBCAST: This on-demand webcast explores how your organization can achieve the true scale of outsourcing with industrialized delivery.
Posted: 10 Mar 2014 | Premiered: Oct 25, 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Maximizing the Benefit of B2B Integration
sponsored by OpenText GXS
WEBCAST: Integrating SAP and B2B systems can provide significant operational benefits and ROI, but it's a substantial investment and a complicated process. However, by using managed services for your SAP B2B integration project, you can eliminate the hassle.
Posted: 30 May 2014 | Premiered: May 30, 2014

OpenText GXS

Magic Quadrant for Worldwide Managed Print Services
sponsored by Insight and HP
RESOURCE: This resource hashes out the strengths and cautions of 10 different managed print services (MPS) providers, separating the leaders from the niche players and everyone in between.
Posted: 21 May 2014 | Published: 21 Oct 2013

Insight and HP

The Virtue of Virtual Infrastructure
sponsored by SearchHealthIT.com
EBOOK: Read this handbook from searchHealthIT.com to see how some healthcare facilities have benefited from implementing virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) environments, so far enjoying improved efficiency while maintaining HIPAA compliance. Additionally, gain in-depth insight about the challenges to outsourcing healthcare IT operations.
Posted: 21 Mar 2014 | Published: 26 Mar 2014

SearchHealthIT.com
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OUTSOURCING DEFINITION (continued): …  the work to an outside technical writing firm. In this example, the engineers might have to take technical writing courses at a local college, university, or trade school before being able to complete the task successfully. Other challenges of insourcing include the possible purchase of additional hardware and/or software that is scalable and energy-efficient enough to deliver an adequate return on investment (ROI).Insourcing can be viewed as outsourcing as seen from the opposite side. For example, a company based in Japan might open a plant in the United States for the purpose of employing American … 
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