WHY NEARSHORE?

Why Nearshore?

Time zone alignment, business-friendly policies, and an educated technical workforce make many Latin American countries prime strategic locations for outsourcing. Countries like Costa Rica and Colombia can offer up to 30% cost saving compared to similar services in the US, all at attractive destinations.  

INTERTEC IN
Latin America

Intertec established its nearshore technology center in San Jose, Costa Rica in 2003 and became a pioneer in providing nearshore IT solutions to customers. The company now boasts over 350 team members and an additional facility in Medellin, Colombia.

OUR COMPETITIVE
ADVANTAGE

By leveraging Costa Rica’s and Colombia's benefits along with our flexible engagement models and technical expertise, Intertec creates high quality, customized solutions for our customers.

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STRATEGIC LOCATION

  • +30% cost savings compared to similar US based services
  • Time zone friendly for live conference calls and team interaction
  • 1st shift technical resources resulting in higher retention rates

COUNTRY STABILITY

  • Stable economy and growing technical workforce
  • Popular destination of choice for global IT talent
  • Strong cultural alignment with the United States
  • Stable democracy and strong healthcare and education systems

EDUCATION

  • Experienced and professional technical resources
  • Passion for learning and enhancing technical skills
  • Strong critical thinking skills

QUALITY OF LIFE

  • Environmental sustainability efforts
  • Job satisfaction and happy employees
  • Corporate responsibility and community outreach
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STRATEGIC LOCATION

  • Medellin named “the most innovative city in the world” in 2013
  • 2.27% of Medellin’s GDP invested in science and technology
  • Increased cost savings above and beyond other parts of Central and South America

COUNTRY STABILITY


  • Consistent nationwide economic growth over the last decade
  • Lowered crime and poverty rates following sustained government efforts
  • Robust infrastructure investments to support technology and innovation

EDUCATION

  • Growing number of young IT and technology workers
  • Cultural emphasis on learning and entrepreneurship
  • Numerous training and education programs available for software engineers

QUALITY OF LIFE

  • Lush natural beauty and biodiversity
  • Welcoming locale for business travelers
  • Vibrant local culture and nightlife
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NEARSHORE TECHNOLOGY CENTERS

OUR FACILITIES

Since Intertec first established itself in San Jose, Costa Rica in 2003, it has become a pioneer in providing nearshore IT solutions to customers. The company has since grown to employ over 350 team members and is a business of choice for professionals and businesses alike. In Medellin, we work from the Ruta-N Complex in the heart of the city's "Innovation District."

Local AMENITIES

By leveraging Costa Rica's and Colombia’s benefits along with our flexible engagement models and technical expertise, Intertec creates high quality, customized solutions for our customers.

  • Flexible office space solutions
  • Onsite 24/7 security guards
  • Multi-layer and secure access/alarm systems
  • Enterprise-class hardware and software solutions
  • Stable and redundant fiber optic connections
  • Virtual private network telephone infrastructure
  • Secure virtual private network connections
  • Secure client areas available upon request
  • Restaurants & food courts
  • Convenience stores
  • Banks
  • Medical & dental clinics
  • Solar-powered sports facilities
  • Outdoor gyms
  • Sophisticated security & access systems
  • Extensive CCTV systems
  • Solid utilities & network infrastructure