Information Technology

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.

IT Companies with Regional or Latin America Offices

  • Adobe
  • Apple
  • Cable & Wireless
  • Cisco
  • Citrix
  • Facebook
  • Google
  • HP
  • HTC
  • Intel
  • Samsung
  • SAP
  • Sony
  • Yahoo

Top IT Employers in Miami-Dade County

  • Amadeus North America
  • Avaya
  • Avnet, Inc.
  • Oracle
  • Telefonica Data USA
  • Verizon Terremark

Paul Bint, CEO, ColoHouse, calls Miami-Dade one of the best connected cities in the world.


Featured Information Technology Content

eMerge Americas Techweek held May 2-6, 2014 attracted more than 6,000 attendees and more than 220 companies and 115 startups to the inaugural five-day conference. The event is scheduled to become an annual event, assisting in strengthening Miami's role as the "tech hub of the Americas." The conference was organized by Manuel "Manny" Medina, Diane Sanchez and the rest of the eMerge Americas team and was part of a larger effort led by local entrepreneurs, business and education leaders, and government officials to develop a creative and productive startup ecosystem. Click here to read the Miami Herald article on the 2014 conference.

Mark your calendars for April 29 – May 5 for eMerge Americas 2015.

What Industry Leaders Are Saying

“We look forward to building the Skyscanner travel brand across the Americas, and we are excited to be doing it in the culturally rich and global business hub of Miami. The Beacon Council has welcomed Skyscanner with open arms and has been a tremendous resource in introducing us to the community.”

“When we started scouting locations for our new office, Miami was at the top of our list as it allows us to be in close proximity to some of our best customers and provides us with a prime location to continue to grow our Latin American business.”