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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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IT Outsourcing Strategy FAQ: Getting Started on Onshoring & Offshoring
sponsored by Catalyst IT
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, you'll discover the answers to a number of frequently asked questions regarding IT outsourcing, including who CIOs should consult when considering outsourcing; how can organization can assess its readiness; what to keep in mind when selecting a vendor; and more.
Posted: 13 Apr 2015 | Published: 13 Apr 2010

Catalyst IT

MSP Pricing Survey Findings: How Leading MSPs Achieve Higher Growth
sponsored by Kaseya
EBOOK: This eBook reveals the strategies being employed by the most successful MSPs by exploring the results of Kaseya's 2014 MSP pricing survey.
Posted: 08 Apr 2015 | Published: 08 Apr 2015

Kaseya

The VMware View Business Process Desktop
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Inside this brief white paper, discover a technology that enables customers looking to outsource or offshore business processes to effectively scale their business on demand, streamline and centralize desktop management and provide end users with a secure desktop experience across the LAN and WAN.
Posted: 16 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

VMware

Build vs Buy: Key Steps to Overcome Capital Constraints in the Data Center
sponsored by CyrusOne
WHITE PAPER: Companies are increasingly relying on the data center to support technology trends such as cloud computing, big data, virtualization, and mobile devices. But when it comes to creating the best data center possible, should you build or should you buy?
Posted: 13 Mar 2015 | Published: 13 Mar 2015

CyrusOne

Seven Critical Success Factors for Choosing A Reliable Data Center Provider
sponsored by CyrusOne
WHITE PAPER: To cut costs, focus IT resources, and expand their global reach, many companies are turning to data center services to store their servers. However, not all data centers are created equal -- how can you be sure you're selecting a reliable provider?
Posted: 13 Mar 2015 | Published: 13 Mar 2015

CyrusOne

Enabling the next-generation data centre
sponsored by Dimension Data
VIDEO: In this brief video, learn how one organization offers a comprehensive portfolio for all your data center needs, all delivered on-premise in a public, private, or hybrid cloud, or as a fully outsourced service.
Posted: 09 Mar 2015 | Premiered: 09 Jul 2014

Dimension Data

Computer Weekly – 10 March 2015: A world of mobile possibilities
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we report from Mobile World Congress, the world's biggest mobility event, on the latest innovations in mobile technology. Is the outsourcing industry set to cut thousands of jobs because of increasing IT automation? And we take an in-depth look at Google Container Engine. Read the issue now.
Posted: 06 Mar 2015 | Published: 06 Mar 2015

ComputerWeekly.com

Taking the Reigns of Cloud Infrastructure Management
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to discover how one cloud provider selected a platform to ensure a unified view into the infrastructure for users. Read on to learn how this infrastructure management tool is right for your organization.
Posted: 23 Dec 2014 | Published: 02 Oct 2014

CA Technologies.

The MPS opportunity for SMBs
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ANALYST REPORT: Analysts Louella Fernandes and Clive Longbottom examine the need for Managed Print Services (MPS) and how SMBs are faring as they embark on their MPS journey.
Posted: 14 Oct 2014 | Published: 14 Oct 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Strategically Sourcing IT Infrastructure: Dealing with the Data Center
sponsored by Digital Realty
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the key research findings of a survey about the motivations and priorities of data center investment. Learn about the best ways to strategically source your IT infrastructure and how to make the right decisions for your organization about data center investment.
Posted: 10 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Digital Realty

European Channel MPS Priorities
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ANALYST REPORT: Analysts Louella Fernandes and Clive Longbottom examine MPS adoption amongst resellers in Europe, based on original Quocirca research, and discusses the challenges faced as they embark on their MPS journey.
Posted: 10 Oct 2014 | Published: 10 Oct 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Analyzing How Well a Data Center Solution Provider Aligns with Your Business Needs
sponsored by Digital Realty
WHITE PAPER: This white paper serves as a helpful guide to analyzing how well a data center solution provider might align with your business needs.
Posted: 24 Sep 2014 | Published: 24 Sep 2014

Digital Realty

CW Special Report on IBM
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
IT BRIEFING: This special 12-page report from Computer Weekly analyses the challenges facing IBM, its financial performance, the services it offers, its place in the IT market and its future strategy..
Posted: 15 Aug 2014 | Published: 15 Aug 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

The Hidden Costs of Shared and Multi-Tenant Hosting
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: When is dedicated hosting right for your business?
Posted: 13 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Hold on Loosely: Data Center Outsourcing in the Modern Age
sponsored by SearchDataCenter.com
EBOOK: Access this expert resource to learn more about the potential benefits of data center outsourcing. You'll get insight into the benefits and limitations of outsourcing as well as ideas as to where it makes sense to outsource. Read on to also identify the areas that should be kept in-house and more.
Posted: 09 Jul 2014 | Published: 09 Jul 2014

SearchDataCenter.com

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

Build vs. Buy: 9 Ways To Cut Costs By Outsourcing Your Data Center
sponsored by Iron Mountain
JOURNAL ARTICLE: Read on to discover nine of the top areas where your organization can cut costs by outsourcing your data center.
Posted: 22 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Iron Mountain

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

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®

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

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

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

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

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
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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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