Outsourcing is a very diverse market, and there are many different outsourcing options and outsourcing service providers to choose from. This part examines the four broad outsourcing categories: application software, information technology infrastructure, business process outsourcing (BPO), and manufacturing.
software services today include Belarus, Canada, China, India, Ireland, Israel, Malaysia, Mexico, The Philippines, Russia, South Africa, Ukraine, United States, and Vietnam. By far, the largest player today in application software offshore outsourcing is India, which is estimated to have greater than fifty percent of the market share in this outsourcing market, and more than 400 firms that provide outsourcing services. These outsourcing firms provide many types of services, including Maintenance and