Sansan, Inc., a Japanese provider of cloud-based solutions that promote digital transformation (DX), has on Friday announced its expansion into larger premises for its Sansan Global Development Center, Inc. in Cebu.

It comes as the company nears its 50 software developer milestone, since announcing plans to hire up to 100 earlier this year, Sansa said in a statement.

According to the statement, the center supports the development of Sansan’s product functions for global markets, delivering a global-standard technology development environment.

It is noted that Sansan has accelerated its overseas product expansion this year, including its namesake sales DX solution Sansan and online invoice receiving solution Bill One, with a focus on Southeast Asia.

Through its overseas subsidiary Sansan Global Pte. Ltd., the company has been rapidly expanding availability of the Sansan and Bill One solutions in Singapore and Thailand.

The company does not offer its solutions in the Philippines market at the present.

“When we decided to establish Sansan Global Development Center, Inc. in Cebu earlier this year, it was with the goal of strengthening our product development for overseas markets,” said Jay Pegarido, Director and Country Manager at Sansan Global Development Center, Inc.

According to him, this objective is being delivered on by the firm’s talented local technology team made up of some of the best software developers in the country.

“They gain freedom to pursue ideas while coordinating with the Japan-based staff,

“Our new, larger facilities in the Cebu Business Park area can accommodate up to 100 staff and include recreational breakout areas for engineers to connect with their coworkers away from the conventional office setting,” he added.

He also said the firm is creating information technology (IT) jobs for Filipinos and supporting the local economy of Cebu.

“The Philippines remains an attractive global IT hub for international companies, with Cebu notably offering a high-level of IT education and a large pool of talented engineers,

“We are excited to continue our recruitment drive for the best tech talent we can find as we work toward improving our overseas development environment. I encourage talented IT experts to apply for roles at Sansan’s Cebu center,” he added.

Under its mission of “Turning encounters into innovation” and vision to “Become business infrastructure” for companies around the world, Sansan said it will continue developing world-class products in both its home market of Japan and internationally.

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