The Benefits of Outsourcing

Jupiter Media Metrix Report

In-house Web hosting is on its way out, according to a recent report by Jupiter Media Metrix Inc., report by Jupiter Media Metrix Inc., as U.S. companies discover that they can save big bucks and potential time and money-eating errors by outsourcing Web-hosting tasks.

"Companies that continue to host their own sites will gain little competitive advantage and spend more money on staffing and technology than those that outsource these functions," said David Taylor, research director, Jupiter Media Metrix.

When selecting for a Web hosting provider, companies should look for reliability, scalability, security, a proven track record, accountability, response speed and customer service, the Web hosting could fatten up its bank account in the long run.