Newtown, PA – July 24, 2013 – EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE:EPAM), a leading provider of complex software engineering solutions and the leader in Central and Eastern European IT service delivery, today announced that its Support and Maintenance Competency Center has been certified as an ITIL® Accredited Training Organization by PEOPLECERT. The Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL®) is a set of IT service management practices focused on aligning IT services with business needs.
“Being certified gives EPAM a competitive edge on the market, providing advanced capabilities in training, practicing, and improving support and operational processes using best-of-breed ITIL® frameworks, practices, and tools,” says Oleg Vilchinski, Head of EPAM Support and Maintenance Competency Center. “As another step towards implementing full-scale Continuous Service Improvement programs, the accreditation will help provide EPAM partners and customers with a highly qualified pool of experts able to implement ITIL® best practices and service improvements.”
“We are delighted to have EPAM on board of our global network of accredited training organizations. EPAM is a leading player in the region and its accreditation will ensure that its people and processes are based upon a global standard already followed by the most successful organizations worldwide. Through its experience in delivering ITIL exams in 105 countries, PEOPLECERT will offer EPAM a service that will add value to its business, through a partner centric approach and exam administration systems that meet its specific needs”, Dimitris Nicolaides, PEOPLECERT’s Business Development Manager said.
With 3,300,000+ exams across 105 countries to date, PEOPLECERT offers globally recognized certifications, such as ITIL®, ISO 20000, ISO 27000 and IASSC Lean Six Sigma in 22 languages, through flexible and secure examination systems. PEOPLECERT also offers a suite of online services that aim to further simplify the overall exam experience, including web proctored exams, online exam booking, e-certificate and online certificate verification. For more information please visit http://www.peoplecert.org/.
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About EPAM Systems
Established in 1993, EPAM Systems (NYSE: EPAM) provides complex software engineering solutions through its award-winning 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 ranked #6 on the 2013 Forbes “America’s 25 Fastest-Growing Tech Companies” list and is recognized among the leaders in software product development services by Forrester and Zinnov analysts. The company is also included in the top 30 in IAOP’s “The 2013 Global Outsourcing 100” list.
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