Outsourcing

While there are many types of outsourcing, in general it refers to contracting a business process or function previously performed in-house to an outside entity. Research coverage includes application outsourcing, data center outsourcing, and hosting and managed services.

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  • Application Service Providers
  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:Beware Of The "SaaS" Trap

    SaaS In Name Only Won't Deliver The Same Benefits And May Cost You Much More

    There's a disturbing trend reemerging in our client inquiries of late: rising demand for software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions and purchases of solutions that are not really SaaS. When we inform...

    • Downloads: 251
  • For Sales Enablement Professionals

    Report:The Cloud Has Changed Channel Sourcing Dynamics For Software

    Which Channels Are Customers Sourcing From?

    In 2010, Forrester published a report on channel sweet spots to address how small and medium-size businesses (SMBs) source their software needs. Two years later, we're revisiting this topic to...

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  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:Managed Hosting: Still Relevant Despite Cloud's Rise

    Managed Hosting Remains A Viable Alternative Or Complement To The Cloud

    If you've been reading the press, you could be forgiven for assuming that enterprise-class managed hosting would have transitioned entirely to the cloud by now. Yet the pace of managed hosting's...

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  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:APeJ IT Services Report: 2010

    This document provides vendor strategists with an overview of the IT services market in APeJ in 2011. The research is based on interviews with key MNCs and local vendors in the Asia Pacific IT...

    • Downloads: 44
  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:PRC IT Services Report: 2010

    This document provides early and accurate market size estimates for 2010 in China, including vendor rankings and activities, forecasts, and market trends for vendor strategists. The report is based...

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  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:ANZ IT Services Report: 2010

    This document provides market size estimates for 2010 in Australia and New Zealand, including vendor rankings and activities, forecasts, and market trends for vendor strategists. The report is based...

    • Downloads: 40
  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:India IT Services Report: 2010

    This document provides an early and accurate market size estimates for 2010 in India, including vendor rankings and activities, forecasts, and market trends for vendor strategists. The report is...

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  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:2011 ASEAN IT Services Report

    This document provides an overview of IT services within the ASEAN countries of Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, and Vietnam for vendor strategists. The report discusses market...

    • Downloads: 64
  • For Sales Enablement Professionals

    Report:Channel Models In The Era Of Cloud

    Channel Partners Expect A Share Of The Cloud

    To identify channel partners' plans, readiness, barriers, and needs as cloud technologies emerge, Forrester Research joined with Outsource Channel Executives (OCE) to survey distributors, value-added...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:New Zealand IT Services Market Forecast: 2009 To 2014

    This document provides vendor strategists with Forrester's forecast projections for the New Zealand IT services marketplace from 2009 to 2014. It is designed to provide insight into the top line...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Australia IT Services Market Forecast: 2009 To 2014

    This document provides vendor strategists with Forrester's forecast projections for the Australian IT services marketplace from 2009 to 2014. It is designed to provide insight into the top-line...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Indian IT Managed Services Market Report

    This report provides comprehensive insights and practical outcomes for the Indian managed IT services market from an end user and supplier perspective that enables vendor strategists to identify...

    • Downloads: 46
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:APEJ IT Services Competitive Report: "Survival Of The Fittest"

    This report focuses on the competitive dynamics of IT services by geography in order to enable vendor strategists to better understand the market dynamics inherent in each Asia Pacific region...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:The Indian IT Services Market For The Banking, Financial Services, And Insurance Vertical

    This report provides an overview of the Indian IT services market for the banking, financial services, and insurance vertical for vendor strategists. The document offers a market forecast,...

    • Downloads: 27
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Australia IT Services Market Forecast 2008 To 2013

    This document provides vendor strategists with Forrester's forecast projections for the Australia IT services marketplace from 2008 to 2013. It is designed to provide insight into the top-line market...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:India IT Services Market Size And Forecast, 2008 To 2013

    This report provides a comprehensive background of the IT services market in India in order to enable vendor strategists to address market opportunities more successfully. It provides a forecast for...

    • Downloads: 26
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:China Emerging IT Services Providers Market Report

    This report provides a comprehensive background of emerging IT services market dynamics in China for vendor strategists. The IT services model in the Chinese market is gradually shifting from an...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Inside The End User's Mind: India IT Services Demand-Side Analysis

    This report provides a comprehensive background of the India IT services market dynamics from the end user perspective in order to enable vendor strategists to address market opportunities more...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Application Development And Management In Emerging Markets

    As emerging market organizations evaluate their IT investments and operations, most have recognized that effective enterprise application deployment, integration, and management deliver clear...

    • Downloads: 8
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:A Korean Growth Story: Korea IT Services Market And Forecast 2007-2011

    This document provides vendor strategists with an overview of the Korean IT services market. It notes key observations, substantiated by relevant market-sizing figures, and predicts the market areas...

    • Downloads: 6
  • For Customer Insights Professionals

    Report:Understanding The Marketing And IT Relationship

    Forrester surveyed 224 direct marketers to understand how relations with internal and external partners affect technology adoption. Across the board, marketers recognize the need to improve customer...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:The Dynamic Decagon: The ASEAN IT Services Market And Forecast 2007-2011

    This report provides an IT services market analysis and forecast for 2007-2011 for the ASEAN region, which includes the following countries: Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand,...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:India IT Services: Competing For Tomorrow's Market

    This document provides vendor strategists with an overview of India IT services market dynamics based on our internal data and insights, secondary research and interviews with key MNC and local...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Australia And New Zealand IT Services Market And Forecast 2007-2011

    This document provides vendor strategists with an overview of, and forecasts for, the Australia/New Zealand (ANZ) IT services market from 2007-2011, comprised of infrastructure services, application...

    • Downloads: 6
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Asia Pacific Green IT Services Market: The Budding Greens

    This document provides vendor strategists with an overview of the Asia Pacific green IT services market. Key observations detailed in the report include data that shows the APEJ green IT market is...

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