Newtown, PA – May 02, 2012 – EPAM Systems (NYSE: EPAM), a leading software engineering and IT services provider with development centers across Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), announced today a partnership with eZ Systems, a Norwegian web content and customer experience management provider.
Together, EPAM Content Competency Center and eZ Systems now serve a growing number of organizations looking to open-source solutions for their online channel optimization needs. eZ Systems, through its family of products, offers a compelling answer to companies such as CS Monitor, American Museum of Natural History, Deutsche Bank, Havas Health, 20th Television and Informa, that are looking to create value through a streamlined multichannel delivery. eZ’s intuitive and simple editing solutions, innovative web experience management tools, advanced portals, and collaboration environments, work in harmony to create unparalleled ease-of-use and efficiency for their customers. EPAM, through its Content Competency Center now offers consulting, solution architecture, implementation, and support services for eZ products.
“Choosing the right platform for a web content management system is an extremely important decision for our clients", said Alex Lyashok, Vice President, Technology Solutions of EPAM, "Open source systems have come a long way and eZ Systems offers an important choice for customers. The combination of the openness and dynamic evolution of the eZ platform with the global delivery capabilities of EPAM offers customers support and scalability they need to leverage open-source in mission-critical enterprise applications.”
Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT), the world's leading information technology research and advisory company, has included eZ in its 2011 Web Content Management (WCM) Magic Quadrant report, recognizing the company’s maturity and growing sophistication of its product strategy. The company’s strengths include the alignment of its business model and product with the extended solution landscape that Gartner envisions as well as the company’s solid work with its partners.
“EPAM is a great partner for eZ Systems. Our customers are driving innovation through the web and EPAM’s Content Competency Center can offer the right solutions and support services required to drive a truly compelling web experience,” said Gabriele Viebach, Group CEO of eZ Systems.
About eZ Systems
eZ Systems is the world´s leading provider of commercial open source content management software and has been an established player on the market for more than ten years. The international company has a staff of more than 100 employees. eZ Systems has continuously managed to gear towards a comprehensive customer experience management by building its own market place and through selective acquisitions in the area of recommendation systems and analysis. The innovative content management system eZ Publish sets new standards of quality, transparency and scalability. Thousands of companies, organizations, agencies, institutes and publishers worldwide are using eZ Publish. Among the customers are Deutsche Telekom, France Telecom, Orange, O2, Finanz Informatik, Madsack, Sparda Bank Group, 3M, the US Navy, the Wall Street Journal Asia and NASA.
For more information, please visit www.ez.no
About EPAM Systems
Established in 1993, EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE:EPAM) 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 IT professionals and provides services to clients worldwide using a global delivery model through its client facing and delivery operations in the United States, Belarus, Hungary, Russia, Ukraine, UK, Germany, Kazakhstan, Sweden, Switzerland, and Poland.
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 Forbes Global 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 (Hardware & Software)” 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.
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