Recent Updates

US has higher percentage of MSP spend on IT

12 June 2013

Managed service providers in the U.S. handle a greater percentage of information technology spend than MSPs outside the U.S., according to the 2013 VMS and MSP Supplier Competitive Landscape report released by Staffing Industry Analysts.


M&A deals include two UK-based IT firms

12 June 2013

Recent acquisitions of information technology services firms include a York, England-based firm that was acquired in a private equity-funded management buyout and the acquisition by an Ohio-based IT services firm of a U.K. company.


Wipro to hire 1,000 in Germany

12 June 2013

Wipro Ltd. (NYSE: WIT) plans to triple German workforce by hiring more than 1,000 professionals over the next three years, the company announced June 12.


Luxoft IPO could raise $70 million

12 June 2013

IT solutions firm Luxoft Holding Inc. priced the shares of its initial public offering at $16 to $18, according to a filing on June 12 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The IPO could raise approximately $70 million. 


Infosys founder returns to chairman role

12 June 2013

Infosys Ltd. (NYSE: INFY) founder N.R. Narayana Murthy is returning to the board as chairman and additional director, the company announced June 1.


Web: Spy program relies on IT contractors

12 June 2013

InformationWeek reports the National Security Agency relies heavily on information technology contractors.


Blog: Finding and losing the perfect IT candidate

12 June 2013

Why do information technology professionals leave their positions? Michael Barefoot, senior account executive at IT staffing firm Red Zone Resources, discusses some of the reasons in a new post in The Staffing Stream.


Incentivize Your MSP

12 June 2013

Rather than focusing on squeezing savings from your suppliers, build a contract that incentivizes them to hit preferred goals.


European Staffing Firms Eye the US

12 June 2013

While U.S.-based staffing providers tend to expand globally in response to their customers’ needs, it is the U.S.’s economic recovery that is leading European firms to consider expanding to the U.S.


New Group Fighting for Independent Contractor Relationships

12 June 2013

With U.S. and state governments taking aim at independent contractor relationships, a new organization comprised of businesses and ICs is fighting back.