SCAND Location

SCAND is one of the Europe based software companies located in Belarus, in the city of Minsk. The country is situated in the very center of Europe and borders on Poland, Ukraine, Russia, Lithuania, and Latvia. Belarus proclaimed its independence in 1991 and since then, has managed to preserve its most prominent production and technological infrastructure, educational establishments, and qualified specialists. Nowadays, Belarus is known as an Eastern European software outsourcing region with primary focus on the IT sector and comfortable economical and legal environment for businesses. That's why Belarus is an ideal place for software development companies in Europe, where local businesses successfully compete with international research and development centers.

Minsk, Belarus

SCAND  headquarters and the software development center are located in Minsk. The city is a top-notch industrial, technological, and economical hub that became home for successful software development outsourcing in Europe. Also, it hosts supreme Belarusian universities that prepare talented IT-engineers. The Belarusian Hi-Tech Park is located in Minsk, and SCAND has been among its top 20 residents since we became an HTP member.

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Why Outsource to Belarus?

With more than 40+ thousand software developers in Belarus, the country has become the center of IT outsourcing for companies across the globe. Known for such products as Viber, MSQRD and the legendary game “World of Tanks” — Belarus is a foundation of innovative and technology-driven software companies in Europe. Today, there are 563 IT companies in Belarus Hi-Tech Park which are engaged in high-end software development, customization and IT services delivery for clients in more than 67 countries of the world and SCAND is among them.

  • Geographical Proximity

    Located in the center of Europe, Belarus is just a few hours flight from any Western European city like Paris, London, Oslo, Berlin or other. That makes us closer in terms of distance and mentality.
  • Qualified IT Specialists

    Belarus accumulates over 40 thousand developers, 90% of whom have at least one industry-specific university degree. The country has 55 universities that major in computer science, physics, and mathematics.
  • Cost Reduction

    Outsourcing to Eastern Europe brings significant cost savings, up to 60-70% lower costs compared to the customer local costs. Due to the absence of extra expenses on IT and infrastructure, office, salary and training the total cost of ownership is reduced.
  • Good Command of English

    Most software developers in Belarus are fluent in English. Although commonly they do not sound like native speakers, the accent is clear and easily understandable.
  • Governmental Support

    Belarus software companies get substantial legislative, taxation, operation and R&D support from the government if they are a member of Hi-Tech Park.
  • Certified Processes

    SCAND has been certified according to the ISO 9001:2015 quality management and ISO/IEC 27001:2013 information security management standards.