SAN School quiz 4 answer # 6

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Question #6

These are benefits of 100% outsourcing, except:

a. Equipment & management are not your problem
b. Storage is free to your customers
c. Standard practices are already established
d. Operating vs. capital expenses (No hardware--just a monthly fee)

Were you correct? The correct answer is
c. Storage is free to your customers

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Outsourcing is an arrangement in which one company provides services for another company that could also be or usually have been provided in-house. Outsourcing is a trend that is becoming more common in information technology and other industries for services that have usually been regarded as intrinsic to managing a business. In some cases, the entire information management of a company is outsourced, including planning and business analysis as well as the installation, management, and servicing of the network and workstations. Outsourcing can range from the large contract in which a company like IBM manages IT services for a company like Xerox to the practice of hiring contractors and temporary office workers on an individual basis.

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