Virtualization of IT Departments

by | Apr 27, 2012 | Uncategorized

While participating on a technology panel at the National Association of Real Estate Investors (NAREIM) recent Spring 2012 Executive Meeting, many of John Ahlberg’s discussions centered around outsourcing IT, accounting and other non-core backroom support services. Joe Beggins of GEMSA Loan Services described the rationale for his company’s embrace of outsourcing: “[We seek to] virtualize our company as much as possible to our core competency.” GEMSA is not alone in going virtual. In fact, the banking/financial services industry is among the top three industries taking advantage of managed IT services. (Source: 2011 MSP Mentor 100 Report) The following is John’s take on what might be behind this trend.

(To read the rest of this article by John Ahlberg, visit NAREIM’s website)





John Ahlberg
CEO, Waident

CIO in the corporate world and now for Waident clients. John injects order and technology into business process to keep employees productive, enterprises running, and data safe.


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