What is Nearshore?

Nearshoring works just like offshoring except that businesses pair with workers in countries that are in closer proximity to the US than India or Ukraine, which eliminates many of the issues related to offshore outsourcing. It saves you time while keeping your costs low.

Having a development team in Mexico gives your company additional benefits while Nearshore Outsourcing offers more advantages to US companies than Offshore Outsourcing, there is something that’s even better and that’s a Cortex Nearshore IT Team in Mexico.  Having a development team in Mexico gives your company additional benefits, such as shorter travel time and more cultural alignment between you and your extended team plus the protection of your Intellectual Property through NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement).


Why we are different?

US-Based Management Team

While our delivery center is based in Guadalajara, most of our management team works out of Austin, which gives our customers more security in all business contracts.


Responsive & Agile Development Teams

Our offices in Guadalajara are in the Central Time Zone, which means that all stakeholders, from management to IT & Support teams as well as End Users, can collaborate in real time.


Team Building with Shorter Travel Time

Being just a few-hour flight from all major US cities with no more than one stop means your local team and Guadalajara team can easily travel for more face-to-face interactions, which build more trust and a sense of camaraderie in the teams. Many of our clients invite their teams to spend a week onsite and vice versa.


Minimal Travel Restrictions

Thanks to NAFTA, professionals from Mexico have only minimal hurdles to clear when visiting offices in the U.S. for extended periods of time.


Legal and IP Protection through NAFTA

NAFTA provides increased protection of intellectual property rights. You can rest assured that sensitive proprietary information is protected.


Stronger Cultural Alignment

Mexico and the U.S. are not just located right next to each other. These two countries have quite a bit in common. All of our developers do not only speak English but they are also well-acquainted with American culture and American work ethics.


Nearshore advantages

  • English Language
  • Talent Availability
  • Cost-Competitiveness
  • Time Zone Alignment
  • U.S. Business Convenience
  • Shorter Travel Time
  • US-Based Project Teams
  • More Cultural Alignment
  • Intellectual Property Protection (NAFTA)

"Cortex has become a vital part of our team. They listen and customize solutions to our specific needs that help us achieve our goals."
- Fortune 500 Client

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- Retail Client

“Cortex provided cost effective, high quality talent that allowed us to stay within our budget and still produce great results”
- High Tech / Electronics Client

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