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out·source

 (out′sôrs′)
tr.v. out·sourced, out·sourc·ing, out·sourc·es
1. To delegate (a task, function, or responsibility) to an independent provider: "Most retailers outsource the bulk of their manufacturing to Third World countries, where labor is dramatically cheaper" (James Surowiecki).
2. To relocate or transfer (jobs) to another labor market: "Although the absolute number of jobs outsourced from developed countries to China remains small, the threat that firms could produce offshore helps to keep a lid on wages" (The Economist).

outsourcing

(ˌaʊtˈsɔːsɪŋ)
n
1. (Commerce) the act of subcontracting (work) to another company
2. (Commerce) the act of buying in (components for a product) rather than manufacturing them
Translations
outsourcing

outsourcing

[ˈaʊtsɔːsɪŋ] N (Comm) [of labour] contratación de mano de obra que no pertenece a la empresa
the outsourcing of componentsla adquisición de componentes de fuentes externas

outsourcing

[ˌaʊtˈsɔːrsɪŋ] n [work] → externalisation f

outsourcing

n (Econ) → Auslagerung f, → Outsourcing nt
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The Evolution of Netsourcing Business Models--Learning from the Past and Exploiting Future Opportunities.
Alcatel es una empresa que se mantiene constantemente a la vanguardia, no solo en el area tecnologica, sino tambien en el desarrollo de nuevos esquemas para romper paradigmas en la forma de hacer negocios con Servicios Administrados de Comunicaciones, disenados para entregar la oferta mas competitiva en esquemas que van desde soluciones in house, out-tasking, outsourcing hasta netsourcing, en donde el cliente final paga una cantidad por mes y por usuario", expreso el entrevistado.
Netsourcing is the next generation of the Application Service Provider (ASP) solution, providing business applications to small-to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in a cost-effective manner.
Netsourcing of business applications is another fundamental long-term trend.
Taking a Netsourcing approach to outsourcing, Intira provided both companies with the network and IT infrastructure required to run their mission-critical e-business applications.
Possible solutions include purchasing an e-procurement system through an existing financial software license agreement, selecting a single vendor solution for the front end, netsourcing, using an e-commerce portal, or entering into a multistate agreement.
Executives say netsourcing is more than just web hosting or application service provision.