Some years ago, to reduce the cost of the IT process was the main objective: The scale economies were able to be obtained by systems centralizations.
Outsourcing let the companies to recover between a 20% to a 30% on the data processing cost, and let them to access to a flexible and reliable infrastructure. the decentralization of the information systems, and the administrative resulting complexity, has done the professional alliances even more attractive.
Nowadays, IT systems are strategic in most organizations and the competitive positions depends on their ability to meet the raising clients demand with an immediate response. The mid and long-term Outsourcing is the most appropriate way to deliver a service with a multiplicity of requirements on today’s Information Technologies. Advanced networking, e-commerce, customer service, integration of technology solutions and migration/evolution of the existing systems are some of the activities that are more hired under the Outsourcing modality.