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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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Outsourcing IT Projects to Managed Hosting or the Cloud
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to discover 12 critical success factors when outsourcing IT to managed hosting or the cloud.
Posted: 14 Oct 2014 | Published: 07 Jun 2014

Rackspace

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

Garena Success Story
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how a software company was able to find the right infrastructure as a service (IaaS) provider to deliver on-demand, secure, and scalable services for the online gaming community.
Posted: 13 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

IBM

Strategically Source Your Next Data Centre
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

Case study: Benefits of IT operations outsourcing
sponsored by Peak 10
VIDEO: An in-house IT infrastructure is a huge responsibility -- even a burden, especially when you don't have enough IT staff to support it. In this brief video, discover how TexMac turned to outsourcing for their IT operations.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 25 Aug 2014

Peak 10

Data Center Outsourcing: Where the Grass Is Greener
sponsored by Peak 10
VIDEO: A leading data analytics and decision support company was in a bind: the building they were in didn't have a data center infrastructure. In this brief video, find out how this company leveraged outsourced data center services in order to achieve the security, availability and responsiveness that their customers demanded.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 22 Aug 2014

Peak 10

Accounting Firm Decreases Risk with Cloud DR
sponsored by Peak 10
VIDEO: In this brief video, learn how the firm leveraged a cloud-based disaster recovery (DR) technology in order to decrease risk, improve security, and expand access.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 13 Aug 2014

Peak 10

Managing User Identities and Access in the Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how IBM can help design, deploy and manage critical identity and access management controls in cloud environments.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Dec 2011

IBM

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

Gaining Business Agility in the Cloud Through Smarter Sourcing
sponsored by Sungard
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how smart sourcing provides enterprises with a flexible tool for dealing with uncertain futures by supplying a platform for agility and greater visibility into spending and the value of their investments.
Posted: 24 Sep 2014 | Published: 24 Sep 2014

Sungard

Improve Enterprise Email Systems with HP Messaging Services
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Find out how HP Messaging Services can increase the reliability and performance of email systems, and help better manage your infrastructure with consistent, efficient and cost-competitive services.
Posted: 04 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

What CISOs Need to Know About Cloud Computing
sponsored by CloudPassage
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative resource to identify the key differences between cloud computing and traditional infrastructure for security professionals. Find out where to focus security efforts and how the cloud provides opportunities for security improvement.
Posted: 03 Sep 2014 | Published: 06 Jan 2014

CloudPassage

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

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

How EDM Group Solves Automation Challenges of the Digital Mailroom
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

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

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

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

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

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®

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
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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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