20 Sep '11, 4am

43% of Singapore companies host their IT infrastructure in-house, global average is 59%: Survey #hr #outsourcing

43% of Singapore companies host their IT infrastructure in-house, global average is 59%: Survey #hr #outsourcing

Singapore firms leading the way in IT outsourcing: Survey September 20, 2011 by Terence LEE Singapore companies are found to be the leaders in IT outsourcing, according to a survey by research firm Vanson Bourne . By 2021, three-quarters of respondents in Singapore stated that they will outsource most of their infrastructure while half have said they will move to the cloud. The survey reached out to 480 IT decision makers in Singapore, Germany, France, United States and United Kingdom. Even right now, Singapore companies are leading the way. Only 43% of them host their IT infrastructure in-house, less than the global average of 59%. Outsourcing is expected to bring significant cost savings in the long run. However, Singapore firms are found to be purchasing far more capacity than they need. About 70% experience buyer’s remorse with regards to IT equipment, much higher than...

Full article: http://sgentrepreneurs.com/news-stop/2011/09/20/singapore...

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