Information Technology

One of the Fastest Growing Technology Workforces in the Nation

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Savvy high-tech companies are using the Internet to leverage Indiana’s world class universities, state-of-the-art communications infrastructure and well educated, low-cost workforce to compete in the global marketplace. Indiana is home one of the world’s fastest supercomputers and is completing a sophisticated super-fast optical fiber network that links 22 colleges and universities across the state.

The cutting-edge reputations of Indiana University and Purdue University in informatics and information technology have led IBM to establish a worldwide center for developing products and applications using its advanced Cell chip technology at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis--the first such IBM facility on a college campus.

Home to Cha Cha, the fastest-growing mobile search service, and Exact Target, a national leader in on-demand email and one-to-one marketing solutions, Indianapolis has seen employment in its high-tech sector expand for four straight years. Total employment in the industry totaled 28,500, according to the latest figures.

Information Technology Initiative

TechPoint is Indiana’s premier initiative for growing Indiana’s thriving technology-based economy. It identifies and empowers high-growth Indiana technology companies through education and networking programs, government advocacy and strategic economic development initiatives.

 

Largest Information Technology Employers in the Indianapolis Region:

1. Raytheon Technical Services
2. Q-Edge Corp
3. Interactive Intelligence
4. Exact Target
5. Brightpoint
6. Fiserv
7. BC Forward
8. Bell TechLogix
9. Knowledge Services
10. Angie's List

 

Industry Voice

“We have built a dynamic technology company with highly talented and skilled employees right here in Indiana, and many of them are from our homegrown, world-class university talent”

— Scott Dorsey, chief executive officer of Exact Target