Today IT is the most profitable and perspective sphere. Therefore, the development of Belarusian IT-technologies is also paying much attention.
IT-business in Belarus
Belarus is quickly developing in the IT sector. Our country can boast of names of new heroes. Of course the support of professionals comes at the state level. In March 2018 a decree on the development of the digital economy entered into force. Active involvement of large world corporations is also underway.
High technology park
Let’s get started, what kind of park is this? This is not a classic park, but a whole organization engaged in IT promotion of Belarus and the development of new programs.
The beginning of this organization is given on September 22, 2005, when the President of the Republic of Belarus signed the decree “On the High-Tech Park” established to create favorable conditions for the development of software, information and communication technologies in the Republic of Belarus aimed at increasing the competitiveness of the national economy.
Today it is one of the grandest IT clusters in Central and Eastern Europe. Its uniqueness lies in the successful combination of high-quality technical education, a high level of professionalism of IT specialists and state support for the IT industry.
IT companies in Belarus
Finally, we got to the fun part. Where, after all, do specialists work? What countries do our organizations work with? What are their main directions? When IT professionals came to the market?
The answers to all these questions are already waiting for you in the article.
There is hardly anyone who has not heard about this organization. It has long become a world-famous company. Since 1993 EPAM has been helping world leaders design, develop and implement software that changes the world. EPAM today has offices around the world, including the CIS countries, Europe, America and Asia. Development statistics are striking in their numbers, quality specialists are added every day. The main areas of EPAM are consulting, design, development, management and optimization.
But being so famous organization, EPAM is not forget about the environment. Therefore, the organization invests in the development of education, environmental protection and social programs.
IBA Group is an international holding company that strives to become one of the most reliable IT service providers in the world. The organization already has offices in Europe, the USA and Asia. The IBA group also entered the market in 1993 and the IBA group of companies completed more than 2,000 projects for customers in more than 40 countries. The main areas of activity are design, migration of software products between different platforms and environments, design and administration of databases and banking technologies. But most important is that basic principles of the company on the basis of a single program of corporate social responsibility are ethical behavior, transparency, respect for laws and international standards, as well as human rights.
Wargaming is an organization that in 20 years in the gaming industry has become the most recognizable in the world. Along with games, Wargaming creates many services that allow players to make a general positive impression to return again. The diversity of specialists is so great that they occupy their niches from marketing to PR. And the company’s offices are located in cities such as Kiev, Paris, St. Petersburg, Chicago, Tokyo, Seattle, Sydney, Singapore, etc.
Wargaming brought special fame to the team war game, which became a cult game around the world. It was the game that became the basis for the famous Wargaming trilogy, dedicated to military equipment of the mid-twentieth century. The founder of the flagship series was the cult MMO project World of Tanks, and later saw the world aviation action World of Warplanes and the epic naval shooter World of Warships.
Itransition is an international IT company providing a full range of services in its industry. The company helps large, medium-sized companies and start-ups to design, develop and implement software products to solve their current problems and implement their ideas. Itransition offices can be found in Denver, London, Warsaw, St. Petersburg, and of course, Minsk.
Despite the high level of professionalism, Itansition specialists know how to relax. Everyday life in Itransition is diluted with closed screenings of movie premieres, hiking trips, Counter-Strike tournaments - and this is only a small part of the rest. The guys create corporate etiquette that raises the motivation of employees to get decent results.
iTechArt Group is one of the fastest growing companies in the field of development, testing, service support of software products, modernization and integration of business applications.
Today the company has 1700 specialists, and offices are located in New York, Atlanta, London, as well as in the cities of Belarus: Minsk, Brest, Vitebsk, Polotsk, Gomel, Grodno and Mogilev.
iTechArt Group is engaged in software development. Their specialization is fast-growing technology companies in the USA and Western Europe. Having been working for several years in the It-sphere, specialists share the values of clients and also respect their standards and rules.
The history of the company began in 2003, and today it is one of the largest Belarusian developers of IT solutions for the markets of the USA and Western Europe. ISsoft development centers in Minsk and Brest have more than 1200 qualified employees. ISsoft engineers have successfully implemented more than 500 projects for customers from various fields: finance, insurance, medicine, automobile manufacturing, the entertainment industry, tourism and travel. And corporate strategy helps to get high ratings in the ratings of Software 500, Inc. 5000.
The company began its existence on January 13, 1994. Today it is an HP partner in Belarus across the entire spectrum of products which can offer its customers not just goods and services but complex solutions including system integration services. The main profile of the company is the development and supply of software, website development, training of customer personnel in working with computer hardware and software, and other activities in the field of information technology.
BelHard Holding enterprises are part of the Infopark scientific and technological association since December 13, 2002, and the High Technology Park since February 19, 2007.
Exadel has been working in the IT market since 1998 and has been developing its own software products and custom software for customers of all sizes for more than 20 years: from startups to Fortune 500 companies. The main activity of the company is also migration, optimization and development enterprise applications, IT consulting, testing and quality control.
The head office is located in Walnut Creek, California, USA. The company currently has dedicated development centers in six countries and employs more than 900 highly qualified employees. In Belarus, offices operate in five cities - Minsk, Vitebsk, Gomel, Grodno and Brest.
Exadel has been a resident of the High-Tech Park since 2007 and is one of the ten largest developers of OEM software.
SaM Solutions is one of the leading service providers in the field of information technology and custom software development. The company’s head office is located in Germany, sales and support offices in the USA, the Netherlands and Latvia, and development centers in Belarus and Ukraine. Since its foundation in 1993, the company has implemented more than 1000 projects.
The development of crypto business in Belarus
The cryptocurrency sphere is actively developing in Belarus, as this is the future of our country. Therefore, the Belarusian government is actively promoting the development of new technologies and even established a zero tax regime for operations with cryptocurrencies. Frankly speaking, after the adoption of the presidential decree “On the development of the digital economy” in December 2017, Belarus is the only country in the world with comprehensive legislation regulating the sphere of blockchain and cryptocurrencies.
IT outsourcing services in Belarus
IT outsourcing is the transfer of IT-related functions to a third-party organization on a contractual basis. And the use of outsourcing can reduce the cost of information technology by up to 70%.
First Number LLC is a company that specializes in integrated IT support for medium and large businesses. The company also provides the IT-outsourcing service in Minsk and in all cities of Belarus. In addition, they serve foreign companies and ones that have their offices abroad.
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