11 IT Functions Ripe for Channel Sales

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    Ericka Chickowski

Software as a Service/Hosted Applications

Software as a Service/Hosted Applications

Around 58 percent of organizations outsource at least a small part of their application portfolio through a vendor using the SaaS model.
Outsourcing is growing. Median spending on outsourcing as a percentage of total IT spending rose by its highest rate in three years, according to a new study from Computer Economics that examined outsourcing trends among a range of IT organizations. As companies continue to look for ways to improve efficiency and cut staff, they'll likely continue look to increase the outsourcing they do. And that means there's a big opportunity for channel players such as managed service providers and consultants to pick up the slack. Computer Economics identified the following 11 IT functions as the most likely to be targeted by companies for outsourcing. Here's a look at where the opportunities are.
This article was originally published on 2010-10-18