There’s a reason so many major companies are outsourcing to Vietnam. Intel is building the largest semiconductor plant in the world in Vietnam. IBM, Sony and dozens of other Major corporations have opened centers in Vietnam in the last few years.
- Business Week calls Vietnam “The new hot spot for IT outsourcing”
- Gartner has added Vietnam to its list of top outsourcing centers, and adds Vietnam provides the lowest cost resources among the top outsourcing destinations.
Why Outsource To Vietnam?
- Low Cost – Labor costs in Vietnam are over 30% less expensive than costs in India. And 70- 80% less expensive than the United States.
- Workforce Size and Education- High numbers of well educated graduates with technology degrees. Low attrition rates, less then half of countries such as India and China.
- Political and Economic Stability- Rated the safest envirenment in Asia. Another reason why companies like Intel, Anheuser Busch, Cisco and IBM have made large outsourcing comitments in Vietnam.
- Facility with the English Language- English is the most popular second language in Vietnam and the Vietnamese language uses roman characters.
LogiGear is the first choice of major coporations because of it’s world wide leadership in software testing. Since most coporations realize test cost is a large part of IT expenses, a common goal is to reduce these costs by utilizing software test automation. Reconized as a pioneer in software test automation and author of the leading books on software testing Logigear has been able to dramitically reduce IT cost with a combination of Test automation and low cost Vietnam engineering.
Because of LogiGear’s expertise, Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) is ranked as one of the top four cities in the world for outsourcing software testing.
Author: Joe Hughes, Chief Operating Officer (COO)
Joe has more than 25 years of executive management experience in computer software and networking and is responsible for customer facing operations.
Prior to joining LogiGear in 2007, Joe held senior executive roles at Solovatsoft, a provider of outsourced IT services with resources in Russia, and Mark Systems, a software firm specializing in large-scale data retrieval systems and telephone-computer integration. His professional background includes software development management, customer service operations and technical writing.
Joe holds a BS in computer science and math, is a graduate of the Stanford MBA program for Senior Executives, and has completed the E-Commerce Management program at San José State University.