Miami-Dade enjoys a thriving information technology (IT) sector, ranging from entrepreneurial startups, including Kairos, LearnerNation, CareCloud and Open English, to regional businesses and Fortune 500 companies. The local industry encompasses businesses engaged in the following sectors: digital media, logistics IT, data centers, back office support and IT, simulation technology, mobile applications, computational science and IT, and tourism IT. In keeping with this fast-moving industry, professionals take advantage of the increasing number of networking events and conferences that bring together entrepreneurs, investors and support professionals seeking to capitalize on new products and services.
One of Miami-Dade County's strategic advantages is the NAP of the Americas, one of the world’s few Tier-1 network access points and a high-speed connection for data, voice and video traffic throughout the Americas and Europe. Other data centers include Telefonica USA, ColoHouse, QTS and Miami Data Vault.