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EPAM Expands Open-Source Digital Services with Zend and Acquia

Newtown, PA — June 13, 2013 – EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE:EPAM), a leading provider of complex software engineering solutions and a leader in Central and Eastern European IT service delivery, announced its partnerships with Zend and Acquia, two of the world’s leading open-source technology companies.

For EPAM clients, the partnership provides EPAM with expanded access to the leading Drupal and PHP solutions. With the growing number of Zend Certified developers and experts in open source technologies, EPAM’s relationship as a Zend Solution Partner enables the company to extend its software engineering capabilities in the open-source PHP technologies. With Acquia and Drupal, EPAM clients can build and maintain multi-channel digital experiences for content, community and commerce faster and with greater agility.

“It’s great to see a large and experienced solution provider like EPAM apply their expertise in software engineering to help our clients create PHP based solutions,” said Siddhartha Agarwal, Vice President of Worldwide Field Operations, Zend. “Zend has seen strong growth in demand for Zend Server, the world’s leading platform for mobile and web applications built in PHP, and we are pleased to grow our partnership with solution partners like EPAM to help address this client demand.”

“Our clients increasingly look for flexible and cost-effective ways to connect with their customers online. Solutions from Acquia and Zend are key enablers in open-source,” said Alex Lyashok, Head of EPAM Global Operations. “In some industries, such as Media & Entertainment clients have very intensive digital integration needs and benefit from the open nature of these solutions. In other industries, budget and time-to-market constraints of a point solution make open source a must-consider option. Our investments make it easier for clients to adopt and benefit from Zend and Acquia solutions.”

About Zend Technologies

Zend partners with businesses to rapidly deliver modern apps across mobile and cloud. Zend helped establish the PHP language, which today powers over 200 million applications and web sites. Zend’s flagship offering, Zend Server, is the leading Application Platform for developing, deploying and managing business-critical applications in PHP. Zend solutions are deployed at more than 40,000 companies, including NYSE Euronext, BNP Paribas, Bell Helicopter, France Telecom and other leading brands worldwide.

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About Acquia

Acquia is where great digital experiences begin. Acquia is helping some of the world's leading brands succeed, including Twitter, Mercedes Benz, Warner Music Group, and Stanford University. Join the more than 3,800 organizations that are moving at the speed of the web with Acquia's solutions for content, community and commerce. Acquia offers developer tools, cloud solutions and global expertise to drive success the open source way.

Dream It. Drupal It. Acquia.

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About EPAM Systems

Established in 1993, EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE: EPAM) provides software engineering solutions through its leading Central and Eastern European service delivery platform. Headquartered in the United States, EPAM employs over 8,700 IT professionals and serves clients worldwide from its locations in the United States, Canada, UK, Switzerland, Germany, Sweden, Belarus, Hungary, Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and Poland.

EPAM is recognized among the top companies in IAOP’s "The 2012 Global Outsourcing 100", featuring EPAM in a variety of sub-lists, including Leaders-Companies in Eastern Europe. The company is also ranked among the best global service providers on "The 2012 Global Services 100" by Global Services Magazine and Neogroup, which names EPAM in "Leaders—Global Product Development" category.

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