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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 Reports
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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: 09 Jan 2015 | Published: 07 Jun 2014

Rackspace

IIJ Global Singapore Powers Up Cloud Solution Management with CA Unified 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.

CompTIA Managed Services Trustmark Quick Start Guide
sponsored by CompTIA
WHITE PAPER: Explore this featured resource to learn the strategies to maximize your revenue and provide high caliber services. Examine this guide to gain expert insight into managed services and how to excel as a provider.
Posted: 22 Dec 2014 | Published: 05 Dec 2013

CompTIA

2014 Annual Trends in Managed Services
sponsored by CompTIA
WHITE PAPER: View this extensive and thorough white paper to explore a managed services provider buying guide. Discover what sets the good providers apart from the average ones as well as the red flags to avoid. Read now to learn all you need to know and more when choosing a service provider.
Posted: 18 Dec 2014 | Published: 06 Mar 2014

CompTIA

Buying Guide for Managed Services
sponsored by CompTIA
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper and explore a buyer's guide for managed services. Discover the several subsystems and the characteristics to look for in a good provider. Read on to learn the warning flags and obstacles to avoid.
Posted: 16 Dec 2014 | Published: 15 Jul 2014

CompTIA

Should I Outsource Infrastructure?
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: In this informative guide, gain the knowledge you need to make a detail, informed assessment of the financial side of the outsourcing decision.
Posted: 10 Nov 2014 | Published: 10 Nov 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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