How cloud adds strategy to IT outsourcing

As businesses feel the pressure from the recent recession, they look again to cut costs through outsourcing of their IT operations. Cloud computing can help not just with costs, but it can also give businesses the room to become more strategic, shifting the focus to solutions such as: - Becoming more competitive; - Streamlining processes; - Resource and infrastructure management Although cloud is going to change the face of outsourcing, companies need to partner with service providers that thoroughly understand all enterprise sourcing models to ensure they find the right balance. This Savvis white paper looks at how enterprises should re-evaluate their IT structures and approach, especially as it relates to outsourcing, in order to fully achieve the maximum benefits cloud-computing offers.
Provided by: SAVVIS Topic: CXO Date Added: Oct 2011 Format: PDF

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