The Net.Economy, 5/28/02: The Replacements
By Meg McGinity and Christine Zimmerman
When Millipore, a maker of purification filters, decided to use a managed service provider to handle some of its systems management tasks, the company’s IT director found it wasn’t just the corporate network that needed monitoring.
Feeling threatened by the outsourcing move, employees in Millipore’s IT department started clustering near the water cooler debating whether their jobs were in jeopardy. The workers were quick to point out that they could handle whatever tasks Millipore was handing over to InteQ, its MSP.