Infotech Lead India: BPO service provider Hexaware Technologies has opened its third global delivery center (GDC) in Saltillo, Mexico.
The new development center will offer IT services for clients in business segments such as quality assurance and testing (QATS), business intelligence and analytics (BI/BA), remote infrastructure management services (IMS) and domain-based offerings in banking and financial services vertical.
Currently, the global delivery centers at Mexico serve over 30 customers and deliver over 100 active projects.
As part of the expansion, Hexaware will hire 85 IT engineers in the coming months to add to the current employee strength of 300 at the existing software development centers.
PR Chandrasekar, chief executive and vice chairman, Hexaware Technologies, said: “The opening of the new development center is in response to the growth we are experiencing in the IT market and this will help us to further strengthen Hexaware’s presence and add value to more customers from this region.”
Hexare is aiming to achieve double digit revenue growth for the year 2013. The BPO hopes that its recent investments in competencies and expansion of field force will assist in revenue growth. Revenue for Q1 2013 is likely to be around $94 million.
Besides its new facility in Mexico, Hexaware, which has a main focus in Asia Pacific, expanded its global footprint to tap growth opportunities in large markets such as Australia, India and ASEAN region. The revenue contribution from Apac as a geographical region is likely to be around 8 percent in 2013.
Moreover, Hexaware has expanded its presence in its Green Campus in Chennai. It currently accommodates 3,428 personnel at the end of 2012.
In Q4 2012, Caliber Point Business Solutions, Hexaware’s owned
subsidiary, set up a new facility in Coimbatore with a seating capacity of 248 Seats. Further, Caliber Point has 318 employees based out of the Group’s 20 acres SEZ approved facility at Nagpur, Maharashtra.
In 2012, Hexaware has invested Rs 74.4 crores to expand its physical and technical (IT) infrastructure to provide for business expansion and drive growth over the medium term.