Outsourcing might be a bad idea!
Many companies think that managing IT infrastructure and/or application is not their primary focus area.
Those that consider it important, believe that it’s “cheaper” to outsource the Infrastructure / Application Management (IM/AM) jobs to some other company. It might even work well as long as they’re performing “business as usual” activities.
However, as everybody knows, the “business as usual” phase does not continue forever. IT infrastructure needs to be strengthened not only for tackling high volumes of customers, transactions, etc., but also for implementing system upgrades required to address functional issues or security concerns. [...]
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