Outsourcing Slideshow: Gartner: IT Outsourcing Services Go Up, Up, and Away

By Don Reisinger  |  Posted 08-16-2012
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Worldwide spending on IT outsourcing services is set to hit $251.7 billion this year, jumping 2.1 percent from the $246.6 billion companies spent in 2011.
As enterprise IT needs continue to expand, it's becoming far more difficult for CIOs to keep up with the changing times. There are simply too many tools and too many technologies to actually master them all and still manage to get any work done in the office. To help juggle priorities, CIOs have been increasingly using outsourcing services to get work done. Outsourcing everything from cloud to data center services can be beneficial to your operation. And over time, they should be able to increase your company's chances of maximizing profitability. In a new study, research firm Gartner has taken a deep dive into data on the attitudes of IT professionals when it comes to outsourcing. More importantly, the group has found the areas in which outsourcing spending is most likely to soar in the coming years. Here CIO Insight takes a look at some highlights.


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