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EPAM Wins 2024 Google Cloud Talent Development Partner of the Year Award in North America

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EPAM Wins 2024 Google Cloud Talent Development Partner of the Year Award in North America

The award for talent development recognizes those who demonstrate a commitment to training, upskilling and reskilling their team’s cloud skills

NEWTOWN, PA, USA, April 10, 2024 – EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE: EPAM), a leading digital transformation services and product engineering company, today announced it has won the 2024 Google Cloud Talent Development Partner of the Year Award, North America. The Company was recognized among a group of diverse organizations for its outstanding innovation, collaboration and dedication to customer success. The Google Cloud Talent Development Partner of the Year Award is given to those who demonstrate a commitment to training, upskilling and reskilling their team’s cloud skills. 

As a leader in talent development for the past three decades, EPAM’s work with Google Cloud has been no exception – changing the ecosystem and inspiring other Global and Regional System Integrators to aim for higher certifications. Since partnering in 2016, the Company has consistently exceeded goals with approximately 2,000 certifications across 1,600 individuals. Additionally, EPAM created a new program called Rainmakers to level up its sales associates and help them amplify their skills in taking Google Cloud’s platform to market.

"We are honored to receive the 2024 Google Cloud Talent Development Partner of the Year Award for North America for our relentless pursuit of excellence and innovation in talent and technology,” said Arseny Gorokh, VP, Cloud Business at EPAM. “We leverage our deep Google Cloud expertise to deliver best-in-class solutions for our clients to help accelerate their transformations into AI-enabled businesses."

“Google Cloud's Partner Awards celebrate the transformative impact and value that partners have delivered for customers," said Kevin Ichhpurani, Corporate Vice President, Global Ecosystem and Channels at Google Cloud. "We're proud to announce EPAM as a 2024 Google Cloud Partner Award winner and recognize their achievements enabling customer success from the past year.”

EPAM collaborates with Google Cloud to solve companies’ most complex cloud challenges with industry-leading engineering, consulting and delivery. With more than 2,000 experienced Google Cloud engineers, EPAM has been a premier partner since 2018 and recently announced a strategic global partnership to help enterprises modernize and transform with the power of AI. Credentialed and specialized in Google Cloud technology and industry pillars, EPAM provides best-in-breed Google Cloud solutions to its customers.  

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About EPAM Systems

Since 1993, EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE: EPAM) has used its software engineering expertise to become a leading global provider of digital engineering, cloud and AI-enabled transformation services, as well as a leading business and experience consulting partner for global enterprises and ambitious startups. We address our clients’ transformation challenges by fusing EPAM Continuum’s integrated strategy, experience and technology consulting with our 30+ years of engineering execution to speed our clients’ time to market and drive greater value from their innovations and digital investments.

We deliver globally, but engage locally with our expert teams of consultants, architects, designers and engineers, making the future real for our clients, our partners and our people around the world.

We believe the right solutions are the ones that improve people’s lives and fuel competitive advantage for our clients across diverse industries. Our thinking comes to life in the experiences, products and platforms we design and bring to market.

Added to the S&P 500 and the Forbes Global 2000 in 2021 and recognized by Glassdoor as a Best Workplace in 2023 and 2024, our multidisciplinary teams serve customers across six continents. We are proud to be among the top 15 companies in Information Technology Services in the Fortune 1000 and to be recognized as a leader in the IDC MarketScapes for Worldwide Experience Build Services, Worldwide Experience Design Services and Worldwide Software Engineering Services as well as a leader in the 2023 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Custom Software Development Services, Worldwide.*  

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