India-based IT services provider Infosys (NYSE:INFY) has recently announced plans to add approximately 200 jobs at its operations in Cobb County, Ga., just outside Atlanta, this fiscal year. Infosys also said it expects the need for additional hiring in the region "in the next couple of years."

Gautam Thakkar, vice president and unit head of enterprise services for Infosys' Business Process Outsourcing unit, said, "It is critical for Infosys to create global hubs of talent, and the Southeast is a key U.S. region with a number of our important clients."

In addition to its Cobb County, Metro Atlanta facility, BPO maintains a delivery center in Des Moines, Iowa, as one of its 19 U.S. locations.