A CDE Definition
Outsourcing applications that run on the Web. Since the browser provides universal access to Web content and applications, an application can run on a third-party Web server as easily as it can on an internal Web server (intranet). See outsourcing.
(1) Contracting with outside consultants, software houses or service bureaus to perform systems analysis, programming and datacenter operations. Contrast with insourcing. See netsourcing, ASP, SSP and facilities management.
(2) Contracting with organizations outside your country for work that could otherwise be done by employees within your company. Contrast with insourcing.
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