EPAM Earns Distinction through Demonstrated Technology Success and Customer Commitment
Newtown, PA — February 1, 2012 — EPAM Systems, Inc., a leading software engineering and IT Outsourcing (ITO) provider with development centers across Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, today announced it has achieved a Gold Mobility Competency in the Microsoft Partner Network. By extending a strong portfolio of Microsoft Service and Infrastructure offerings, and adding another core competency to EPAM’s recently announced Mobile Competency Center, EPAM can better serve a growing number of global clients who depend on Microsoft solutions to improve business performance.
By attaining the Microsoft Gold Competency, EPAM has demonstrated an increased level of expertise and commitment to Microsoft technologies as well as a proven track record of customer successes in enabling Mobile applications.
“For EPAM the Gold Mobility Competency represents a milestone in achieving critical mass in both our Microsoft Services offering, as well as our Mobile offering. As our customers turn to EPAM to provide an enhanced range and depth of capabilities around Microsoft solutions and look for ways to enable capabilities through Mobile channels, this additional level of commitment and investment will truly differentiate EPAM in the market”, said Balazs Fejes, Chief Technology Officer.
“The Microsoft Partner Network is designed to empower solution providers to succeed in today’s business environment. By achieving the prestigious Gold Competency, participating companies are provided with a rich set of benefits, including increased customer visibility through branding and accessibility, training and support,” said Jon Roskill, corporate vice president, Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft Corp. “We are proud to put forth a program that provides the right resources to help a company develop the expertise customers demand in today’s competitive market and also provides the community and infrastructure that can connect them to one another, lowering costs for all parties.”
The Microsoft Gold Competency signifies to the market that a company has demonstrated the highest level of skill and achievement within a given technology specialization. All 28 Microsoft competencies are designed to help differentiate a partner’s specific technology capabilities, helping customers find solution providers quickly and easily. Each competency has a unique set of requirements and benefits, formulated to accurately represent the specific skills and services that partners bring to the industry.
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About EPAM Systems
Established in 1993, EPAM Systems, Inc. is a leading global software engineering and IT consulting provider with delivery centers throughout Central and Eastern Europe. Headquartered in the United States, EPAM employs over 7,000 professionals and provides services to clients worldwide using a global delivery model through its client facing and delivery operations in North America, UK, Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, Russia, Belarus, Hungary, Ukraine, Poland, and Kazakhstan.
EPAM’s core competencies include complex software product engineering for leading global software and technology vendors as well as development, testing, maintenance, and support of mission critical business applications and vertically oriented IT consulting services for global Fortune 2000 corporations.
EPAM is recognized among the top companies in IAOP’s “The 2011 Global Outsourcing 100”, featuring EPAM in a variety of sub-lists, including “Leaders — Technology” and “Leaders — Entertainment & Media”. The company is also ranked among the best global service providers on “The 2011 Global Services 100” by Global Services Magazine and NeoAdvisory, which includes EPAM in the list of the world’s “Top Outsourced Product Engineering Vendors” for the 3rd year running.