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EPAM Systems to Focus on Central and Eastern Europe’s ITO Advantages at 2011 Gartner Outsourcing & Vendor Management Summit

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As a leading provider of software outsourcing services delivered from CEE, EPAM will share insider experience and best practices for crafting successful outsourcing relationships in this region

Newtown, PA — September 7, 2011 —  EPAM Systems, Inc., a leading software engineering and IT services provider with development centers across Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), today announced that it will speak at the Gartner Outsourcing & Vendor Management Summit 2011 to be held on September 12th-14th in Orlando, FL, USA.

The Gartner Summit is one of the most trusted industry events that gather CIOs, IT Directors, Sourcing Executives, Procurement and Vendor Managers from across the world to gain a useful set of best practices, frameworks and tools to create long-term impact to the enterprise.

As a silver sponsor of the event, EPAM will present “Eastern Europe: Capturing New Outsourcing Opportunities”. A recognized software services leader from the CEE region, EPAM will share its nearly two-decade long experience of serving leading corporations and top technology companies from its multiple development centers located in Hungary, Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, and Poland. Repeatedly acknowledged by numerous research and analytical groups as one of the top destinations for software services outsourcing, CEE offers distinct advantages including a strong educational and scientific legacy, cultural similarity, and advantageous geographical proximity. EPAM invites the summit attendees to join this Theater Session highlighting real-world examples and practical insights, followed by an interactive discussion, to learn why CEE is playing an essential role in shaping the IT outsourcing landscape today.

The Gartner Outsourcing & Vendor Management Summit provides in-depth research and analysis of the most significant industry trends that influence vendor and strategic sourcing management practices as well as the sourcing marketplace. The event will delve into such topical issues as Vendor Management Frameworks, Cloud Sourcing, and Business-aligned Sourcing Strategies. The summit is expected to host over 75 sessions, 6 keynote addresses, 18 roundtables, 5 end-user case studies and valuable one-on-one 30-minute sessions with 28 Gartner analysts.


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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 6,500 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.

For more information, please visit www.epam.com