Leading sourcing advisory and benchmarking firm, Alsbridge, Inc., has acquired Outsourcing-Center.com, the most widely read source of research for outsourcing buyers.
The outsourcing marketplace is more complex than ever with new vendors, emerging geographies and innovative technologies like cloud computing radically transforming the landscape. Outsourcing buyers – both novices and veterans – need a reliable source for objective information on the market.
Since 1997, Outsourcing-Center.com has helped hundreds of thousands of buyers make informed decisions on outsourcing. Buyers come here to learn and they come back to keep up. Alsbridge had significant resources committed to providing insight and data to buyers of outsourced services. We will combine these resources and invest dramatically to significantly expand the depth and breadth of research to keep Outsourcing-Center.com the preeminent source of insight for outsourcing buyers.
More than 94 percent of the Fortune 500 companies along with midsized and small businesses visit Outsourcing-Center.com, which has more than 55,000 opt-in subscribers and over 300,000 unique visitors. In addition, since 1997 Outsourcing Center has recognized the success of the world’s best outsourcing relationships through the annual Outsourcing Excellence Awards with past winners including companies like AT&T, Coca-Cola, Barclays, Microsoft, Prudential, Unilever and Universal Music.
The Outsourcing-Center.com knowledge repository continues to grow weekly and includes almost 3,000 articles, white papers, market intelligence and webinars in addition to industry news through the Outsourcing Alert and expert analysis on the Outsourcing Buzz Blog.
The end goal is to improve the outcome and experience for outsourcing buyers. At Alsbridge, we do that by providing consulting services. At Outsourcing Center, we’ll do that by providing buyers with insight into the trends and best practices they need to make informed business decisions.
Alsbridge provides world class sourcing advisory and benchmarking services for IT, finance and sourcing executives. With over 150 consultants located globally, we've helped hundreds of companies reduce costs and get more value from their vendors. Our experienced consultants leverage proprietary tools and information databases to identify and engage the optimal vendors for your situation, negotiate best practice terms at fair market prices, and improve the way you work with your vendors. Alsbridge clients utilize the most cost effective and value added sources globally for IT infrastructure services, hardware and maintenance, network services, software and maintenance, application support and development, business processes and cloud services. Our commitment to delivering value to our clients has made Alsbridge a distinguished member of the 2010 Inc. 500 fastest growing privately held companies in America. Alsbridge competitors include KPMG, Equaterra, TPI and Deliotte. The company’s website is: www.alsbridge.com
About Outsourcing Center LLC:
As the resource for actionable business insights, Outsourcing Center provides objective perspectives and real-world examples, identifies business risks, and explains how to leverage value-creation opportunities – crucial information you need to make informed decisions around your business strategies. Founded in 1997, Outsourcing Center has more than 55,000 opt-in subscribers and over 300,000 unique visitors which have come from more than 94% percent of the Fortune 500 companies along with midsized and small businesses. Alsbridge plans to double the Outsourcing Centers market reach in the next 90 days and provide even greater value to outsourcing buyers worldwide. The site provides visitors with access – at no charge – to almost 3,000 articles, white papers, market intelligence and webinars on outsourcing that can be searched by industry, situation, function or business challenge. The company’s website is: www.outsourcing-center.com