Bring your projects to life by hiring a management or development team of experts in a very similar time zone. Businesses can save, on average, between 25% to 40% on development costs by hiring Nearshore IT services.

Your IT partner next door

Businesses and start-ups around the world have long been outsourcing their software development needs, due to the considerable advantages it offers.


At Alter Solutions, we deliver Nearshore and full remote projects wherever you are and whatever your IT need is.

What is Nearshore IT Outsourcing?

Nearshoring means hiring an IT partner in a nearby country. Nearshore teams work in the same or very similar time zone as the Client's, and share working culture values.


It is an IT Outsourcing model with no language barriers and with cost savings, without compromising on quality. Ready to know more about the advantages of Nearshore IT and the services Alter Solutions provides?

Our IT Nearshore centers

Portugal, Poland and Morocco are from where several of our experts collaborate with clients across Europe. We honor the Nearshore DNA by providing:

  • Adapted work methodologies
  • Tailored project management
  • Real-time adjustments of projects and teams
  • A common language - we speak English, French, German, Spanish… you name it!

Nearshore Advantages

Reduce your costs

You can save, on average, between 25% to 40% on development costs by hiring Nearshore IT services.

Geographical proximity

It facilitates on-site visits, when compared to Offshore. Also, enjoy the same or very similar time zone.

Large pool of skilled talent

Benefit from highly qualified IT professionals and from how easy it is to resize your team as needed.

Culture and language alignment

Your team is guaranteed to share the same work values and mentality, as well as fluency in English, French or German.

Expansion into new markets

More opportunities to grow and more knowledge on how other cultures operate.

New and diverse mindsets

Get to know new people, cultures, ideas and points of view to which you may not have been exposed otherwise.

Why Nearshore in Portugal?

Highly skilled experts

Portugal has internationally recognized teaching programs, especially in Engineering and Management. We also host diverse talent from across the Globe, giving us a unique diversity.

With offices in Lisbon and Porto, Alter Solutions’ Nearshore IT Center gathers over 500 highly skilled IT professionals, who collectively hold over 750 technology and project management certifications.


Reduce your IT costs

The average Software Developer salary in Portugal is 40% lower than in Belgium. Develop your product while saving costs and without compromising quality.


Enjoy time zone and language alignment

The Portuguese are in the Worldwide and European Top 10 in English proficiency and also speak great French and German. They are only 1 hour behind Belgium and identify with the cultural values of most European countries.


Social and political stability

Portugal is the 6th most peaceful country in the world, according to the Global Peace Index. It has witnessed social and political stability for the past decades and is considered a symbol of EU recovery.



6 reasons to choose Portugal as your IT Nearshore location


Nearshore vs. Offshore vs. Onshore
What's the best option?

Our Nearshore services

Alter Solutions offers tailor-made Nearshore IT Outsourcing services to effectively meet challenges and needs of your project.

Team extension

Strengthen your own team with our IT experts.

End-to-end teams

Assemble a team for the complete development of your project.

Project development

Use our technology and business expertise to make your projects come to life, without setting up a permanent development team.

Operations teams

We provide support and take care of your systems and infrastructure for you.

Our Nearshore Case Studies