AHD has the following:
TRANSITIVE VERB:Inflected forms: pur·posed, pur·pos·ing, pur·pos·es
To intend or resolve to perform or accomplish. (http://www.bartleby.com/61/12/P0671200.html
the use of 'purpose' in the sense of 'commit' appears very strange to me.
Cambridge online does not recognise it as a verb at all, and Chambers online has the same meaning listed as AHD.
to complicate the matter further by creating a repetition - re-purpose seems to hint at deficiencies in the author.
on the other hand, certain liberties may be allowed to those having to write headlines. if this belongs to this category is open to criticism.
as to what it might conceivably mean - I'd go for something on the lines of "Neu-einteilung der IT-Ressourcen", but I'd sooner see a German native's opinion on it.