HP eyes automated apps deployment, ‘standardized’ private cloud creation with integrated CloudStart package
August 30, 2010

Clearly seeing a sweet spot amid complex and costly applications support for Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint and SAP R/3 implementations, HP on Monday delivered a CloudStart package of turnkey private cloud infrastructure capabilities with a self-service, SasS portal included. Read more

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Outsourcing IT Makes Horse Sense
July 14, 2010

Despite the controversy regarding outsourcing, IT outsourcing is catching on among U.S. firms. There are a few reasons why. Read more

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Outsourcing Benefits Both Service Providers And Buyers
June 13, 2010

Outsourcing has become a phenomenon of the present and it is popular among those offering services and the firms that are buying services from outsourcing locations. Read more

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IT-BPO provider? – Try to be as Germanic as possible!
May 25, 2010

To be successful as an outsourcing service provider you should put yourself in your client’s shoes. If you provide your services to other geographical destinations, try to consider their specialities as language, culture, the way of doing business and other local factors. And if you want to do business with Austrian, German or Swiss customers, try to be as Germanic as possible. Read more

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SAP buys Sybase, gets back in the race
May 12, 2010

The torrent of major IT acquisitions notched another milestone today when German business applications powerhouse SAP announced plans to buy fast-growing database and mobility vendor Sybase of California for $5.8 billion. Read more

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Major IT vendor offerings point to a new era of profound IT economic transformation
May 12, 2010

Gut-wrenching recessions have a way of changing things … for people, families, and companies. They can also, perhaps like no other event, provoke change in large IT vendors like HP, IBM, TIBCO and Oracle. Read more

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Confluence of global trends ups ante for improved IT governance to prevent costly business ‘glitches’
May 4, 2010

Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes/iPod and Podcast.com. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Read more

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HP’s moves IT towards shared services through social media
April 29, 2010

I‘m not saying that IT departments have a PR problem, but when was the last time you saw a button saying, “Hug an IT person today”? Read more

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IT Outsourcing On the Rise, While Offshoring Plummets
March 30, 2010

According to a major UK business survey, IT outsourcing appears to be a growing trend to UK-based suppliers. Read more

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Egypt Offers Incentive Packages for Burgeoning Offshoring Industry
March 25, 2010

CAIRO – One of the emerging destinations in outsourcing is Egypt and its burgeoning offshoring sector is expected to generate $2 billion in revenues toward 2013. That figure is projected to climb to $10 billion in just a decade. The increase in outsourcing is assisted by planned incentives for foreign firms, according to an Egyptian government official. Read more

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