In the era of the internet, people have finally realized they can literally lease whatever they need for whatever amount of time and end up paying up to 90% less. How? Well, the demand creates the supply. In today's IT world, new companies are born as frequently as rabbits in the wild, and die as quickly as rats in the plague. The competitiveness, an intense development pace — how are companies supposed to develop with so many factors to control?! Interestingly, it's as simple as leasing (exactly, 'leasing') teams to be responsible for separate activities in the company. Uhh...just read on, you'll see.
In this article we are going to talk about IT outsourcing vs. IT outstaffing, in particular, DevOps services. We'll go over why businesses have no need to hire an in-house team, and how much money they can save by simply partnering with a DevOps outsource/outstaff provider.
IT companies usually hire in-house specialists for recurring work - the day to day routine tasks. However, there are multiple one-time tasks that do not require you to hire a specialist on a long-term basis. Or have you ever found yourself in need of a specialist but you really can't ensure a long-term position? THIS is what outsourcing and outstaffing are there for. Get what you need done, don't pay extra. There are a few pitfalls though. What, did you think it's all sunshine and rainbows in AWS or Azure? Well, there are few clouds. First, let's find out the difference between DevOps outsource and DevOps outstaff.