Aimee Engelmann first travelled to the Philippines in late 2013 to seek out graphic designers, office administration help and some bookkeepers for her Brisbane-based marketing business. What she planned as a one-off trip turned into 10 week-long excursions within a year.
On July 20, Australian offshoring company Beepo and a host of other international businesses were inducted into the Clark Investors and Locators Association (CILA) at a lunchtime ceremony held at the Widus Convention Centre.
Australia boasts a large population of local datacentres, cloud service providers and managed service offerings. However, it still has to compete with international rivals and, while some Australian organisations like to keep their processing in country, many others are prepared to move it offshore.