Forrester Research said the revenue hit to U.S. cloud and outsourcing providers is less than initial projections because international customers upped security instead of leaving.
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With cloud, potentially everyone and no one outsources IT.
Survey shows IT budgets rising, but no corresponding gains in outsourcing. What's going on?
In its possibly last set of results as an independent company, Oakton has highlighted the demand for cloud and outsourcing as many of its customers are deferring and delaying projects across the market.
Spendvision is set to launch its latest cloud payments offering in Australia, with the company partnering up with SunTrust Bank to spruik the service to the local market at next week’s Shared Services and Outsourcing Week event in Melbourne.
The National Commission of Audit has recommended that the Australian government move to a "digital by default" strategy and embrace cloud computing, e-Government services, outsourcing, and shared services and procurement.
We're on deck for two weeks of all cloud all the time. Cloud, outsourcing etcetera may just be excuses for a lack of CIO influence.
With its current 10-year outsourcing contract expiring soon, the bank wants to take more control of its assets. Its upgrades include moving to a tier 3 data center which will lay the foundation for private cloud and virtualization plans.
Cognizant CEO Francisco D'Souza said the company has balanced investing in growth areas such as social, mobile and cloud computing while maintaining its core businesses such as business process outsourcing.
When the performance issues of an outsourced, cloud environment grew unacceptable, one firm opted for an entirely virtualised inhouse server and desktop infrastructure.
Cloud computing seems to offer the same complexity-free IT that outsourcing offers, so what does this mean for how CIOs spend their budgets?
Having a portfolio of services — which includes the cloud — is the best bet for survival for many offshore service providers in the long run.
Telstra has announced that it is actively looking at outsourcing 170 Australian back-end jobs in its Network Applications and Services division to India.
Offshore outsourcing may begin to lose its appeal as technology management is increasingly automated.
Public cloud juggernauts like Amazon Web Services present little threat to Australian managed hosting providers because local enterprises don't like the DIY approach to IT outsourcing, according to BlueCentral's managing director.
Software as a Service (SaaS) is an increasingly popular delivery model for a wide range of business applications. We outline the benefits and drawbacks of SaaS, present a listing of vendors and consider which kinds of companies will benefit most from outsourcing software provision to the cloud.
IBM's SmartCloud includes a new Infrastructure-as-a-Service layer to blend outsourcing and other IT services within the cloud.
An argument for focusing cloud engagements to where they deliver the greatest value -- enhancing systems, and not as a new form of digital outsourcing.
Spending on public cloud is replacing some types of IT services spending but also stimulating others, according to research.
New CIO survey finds somewhat tighter IT budgets, and a couple of surprises: less money for cloud, and a new outsourcing destination.
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