CSS Corp, a technology support and consulting company, on Thursday announced the opening of its delivery centre in Costa Rica. The centre, located at the Ultra Park Free Zone in La Aurora de Heredia was inaugurated by Costa Rica’s Presidenta, Laura Chinchilla.
“Availability of multi-lingual talent and technical skills influenced our decision to locate the delivery centre in Costa Rica,” the US firm’s Indian born chief executive T.G. Ramesh said in a statement.
The near-shore centre for key clients, inaugurated by Costa Rica President Laura Chinchilla Friday, will have about 150 employees in this first year of operations.
With focus on cloud, mobility and analytics solutions, the US-based tech firm caters to about 140 enterprises worldwide, leveraging its domain expertise to effect strategic business transformations.
Lauding CSS Corp for setting shop in Costa Rica, Chinchilla said the IT firm’s presence would augur well for the country’s economic growth prospects.
“Companies like CSS become an important source of quality employment for Costa Ricans who demonstrate quality and innovative spirit at work,” the presidenta said.
The centre will work on projects in software development, network and application support to businesses.
“The centre will be a key site for business continuity planning and disaster recovery planning,” Ramesh said.
The company will also hire local talent with technical skills and language proficiency in bilingual English and Spanish language.
“We will provide technology support to clients looking at a combination of multi-lingual onsite and delivery expertise,” Ramesh said.
Foreign Trade Minister Anabelle Gonzales said Costa Rica offered quality infrastructure, human capital and a friendly business environment and efforts to position the country as a potential investment destination in diverse markets was paying off.
“The entry of CSS in our country is the result of the government’s hard work in association with the Costa Rican Coalition for Development of Initiatives,” Gonzalez added.