IT outsourcing is the process of seeking resources outside an organizational structure for the entire or parts of the IT functionalities. The organization can use the IT outsourcing functions starting from the infrastructure to the software development, maintenance and the support. The external service providers can deliver the business process which is application based
IT outsourcing plays a great role in the proper continuity of the business through the IT functionalities. For example, an organization may outsource the IT functions to a third party as it is going to be cheaper than the in-house IT management team. Sometimes the company may outsource the data storage functions as the data storage devices may appear costly to maintain in-house. Most of the organizations prefer to outsource a part of the IT functions to a third party.