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Leading Global Locations for Offshore Services, 2015: Focus Shifts Nearshore as Cost-Centricity Wanes

Published: 25 November 2014

ID: G00271348

Analyst(s): Ian Marriott


Organizations choosing offshore locations must balance the benefits and risks, and many are opting for stable nearshore countries with higher costs. This overview of leading, emerging and developed locations in EMEA, the Americas and Asia/Pacific will help sourcing executives evaluate their options.

Table Of Contents


  • Leading Developed-Country Locations Are Increasing in Popularity
  • Gartner's Top Offshore Locations
  • Other Offshore/Nearshore Locations
  • Evaluating Global Delivery Models
  • Regional Summaries
    • Asia/Pacific
    • EMEA
    • Americas

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