ROSS 2004: High Time to Prepare For the Largest Conference on IT Outsourcing in Russia

Press Release:

Sponsoring Russian Outsourcing and Software Summit EPAM strives to support the industry evolution

Princeton, NJ — May 27, 2004EPAM Systems, a global provider of software services and solutions with technology development centers in Russia, Hungary and Belarus, will take part in Russian Outsourcing and Software Summit, formerly Software Outsourcing Summit, to be held in St. Petersburg, on June 9 - 12, 2004.

The events like ROSS help consolidate the market players, foster knowledge exchange, raise the awareness of Russian developers' capabilities, and promote the country's popularity as an outsourcing destination. The Russian Outsourcing and Software Summit has definitely become the largest event on IT outsourcing and software development in Russia and CIS: for several days it gathers leading software development companies from the former Soviet Union and other countries of Central and Eastern Europe. The program of ROSS 2004 will focus on such topics as globalization of IT Outsourcing, match-making with potential suppliers from Russia, net tendency of market consolidation and creation of large software development companies in Russia, and new investment opportunities in the software development projects. This year the summit also offers additional opportunities for visitors: it will be co-located with the LISA Forum Europe (Conference of the Localization Industry and Standardization Association) and each registered participant will have free access to all the events of both summits.

EPAM highly evaluates the IT export potential of Russia and Eastern Europe in general and strives to support the industry development by actively participating and sponsoring similar events. At this year's summit EPAM will be a Silver Sponsor and its representatives will present on several panels including: "QA certification - a new Russian Revolution"; "Management of distributed teams in outsourcing projects"; "How outsourcing companies resolve problems of growth (mergers, acquisitions, holdings...)", and "The Best IT Solutions". All summit visitors are also cordially invited to visit EPAM's booth No.7 in the exhibition area of the summit, where EPAM representatives will discuss your company's business problems and technology needs.


About EPAM Systems

EPAM Systems is a leading provider of software development outsourcing services, e-business, enterprise relationship management, and knowledge and content management solutions. Established in 1993 in Princeton, New Jersey, EPAM Systems has technology development centers in Moscow, Russia, Minsk, Belarus, and Budapest, Hungary. EPAM solves complex business and technology problems using a delivery model that combines both onsite and remote services, and was the first technology firm in Europe to achieve CMMI Level 4 certification.

EPAM's customer base includes Reuters, Samsung America, Colgate-Palmolive, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, Mandalay Resort Group, Halliburton among others. In the technology world, EPAM provides services to firms such as SAP, Hyperion, BEA Systems, Microsoft, SUN Microsystems and others.

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