The question of whether to turn over the desktop support function to a service provider is a critical and surprisingly complicated one. Our research shows there is a strong cost advantage to outsourcing the desktop support function, but other factors, including giving up control, can lead to problems. Nevertheless, 51% of IT organizations are outsourcing at least some of their desktop support function, making this one of the most popular functions to outsource, according to our annual IT Outsourcing Statistics study. (18 pp., 8 figs.)
Desktop Support Outsourcing Trends and Customer Experience 2022
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