San Antonio’s open environment attracts bright minds who want to explore ideas in entrepreneurship and technology, develop their talents, and connect to a community of like-minded people. The local IT sector reflects that through Cloud Computing and Cybersecurity.
Local companies have helped pioneer cloud computing with a mindset that reflects the city’s penchant for open collaboration. Local incubators like Geekdom and TechStars Cloud are working with San Antonio’s young and driven IT startups to share ideas, winning business practices, and foster a culture of rewarding entrepreneurship.
The city's association with the military and with scientific research has helped create a unique combination of resources that includes the second largest concentration of cybersecurity professionals in the U.S and multiple National Centers of Academic Excellence in Information Security. Local cybersecurity experts are engaged at places like the National Security Agency’s Texas Cryptology Center and U.S. 24th Air Force Cyber Command.
San Antonio’s talented, strategic, and innovative minds are focused on building businesses, technology, and cool ideas that will shape the future, including workforce initiatives such as codeup and Rackspace Open Cloud Academy.
For more information on San Antonio's IT/ cybersecurity sector, visit the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation.