ORGA survey: More than every third company is a greater outsourcing to the discussion of Karlsruhe, 01.12.2008 – currently negative economic development similar to how earlier raises pulses for the outsourcing market. According to a survey of Karlsruhe-ORGA GmbH, considerations, to make a hosting service with views of cost savings for the first time or expand the existing outsourcing strategies exist in more than one-third of the surveyed medium-sized and large companies. The last phase of economic weakness had increased the outsourcing engagement with numerous companies. According to the ORGA study, 15 percent of the almost 300 respondents expect IT managers, that will impact on the medium-term hosting strategies of the company the current economic Outlook and it cause increased outsourcing trends for economic reasons. \”Another 22 percent of companies with an annual turnover of over 50 million Euro turnover think that is such a development might\” could set. In contrast, one-third of the company’s do not assume that the current economic situation will lead to a more comprehensive cooperation with external providers of IT. Similarly, many respondents have yet no assessment in this matter.

Who does not rule out a more intensive hosting of the companies polled however, objectives further the primary interest in a reduction in running costs generally. This includes in particular that a higher quality of performance (60 percent) and security (58 percent) should be achieved through outsourcing. 54 percent in the case of a greater outsourcing in the eye would have a reduction of expenses for investments. Also should be according to each second IT managers increase the flexibility of the Organization in this way. However, only 46 per cent seek a further concentration on the core by hosting. According to numerous companies, even the last economic downturn had a similar effect for the outsourcing strategies. 17 percent in the ORGA survey indicating that they at that time economic reasons the reference of external services significantly expanded have.