Gartner Research

Advantages and Disadvantages of Storage Insourcing vs. Outsourcing

Published: 30 September 2009

ID: G00171263

Analyst(s): Adam W. Couture


Insourcing and managing storage infrastructure, as opposed to outsourcing it, offers pluses and minuses. Understanding the four phases of a storage sourcing strategy will help you choose between insourcing and outsourcing.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Insourcing vs. Outsourcing — Almost 50 Years of Dilemma
  • Outsourcing vs. Outtasking?
  • The Four Phases of Managing Storage Sourcing
  • Choosing Between Storage Insourcing and Outsourcing
    • Storage Outsourcing
    • Insourcing

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