Case Study

Provision of a nearshore delivery hub

React Developer working on the development of front-end components at the Nearshore centre

  • Medium-sized software company based in Southern Germany.

  • The customer offers various software solutions in the area of Plant Process Management (PPM) for the chemical and pharmaceutical industries. The software focuses on the areas of communication and business intelligence.


  • Manufacturing


The customer chose Alter Solutions as a strategic IT outsourcing partner and decided to set up a nearshore delivery hub with us in Portugal. The hub serves as an "extended" IT department of our customer and takes over various tasks in the areas of software development, cloud services, project management and design.

Currently, 10 IT experts from our IT Nearshore Center are already assigned to the hub. All experts work fully integrated in the teams of our customer.

Solution and methodology

  • Provision of a Product Owner.
  • Supporting the further development of the software architecture.
  • Development of back-end components in Java.
  • Development of front-end components using React.
  • Development of front-end designs.
  • Supporting cloud operations based on Microsoft Azure Cloud.

Why Alter Solutions Germany

Our customer decided to work with us because they wanted a partner who could provide IT experts from Portugal on a permanent basis in Germany.

They made a conscious decision to establish a nearshore hub with us, as strategically parts of the software development are to be outsourced. In this way, they want to prevent the shortage of skilled workers.