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EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE:EPAM), a leading provider of complex software engineering solutions and a leader in Central and Eastern European IT service delivery, received a Duke’s Choice Award at JavaOne Russia 2013. At the event, Oracle recognized companies for their innovative projects and significant contribution to the Java community. The Award winners were announced on April 23, in Moscow as part of the regional JavaOne conference series.
EPAM Systems delivers innovative, Java-based solutions to Russian financial institutions. EPAM was recognized with a Duke’s Choice Award for developing a universal adaptor to connect banking information systems with Enterprise Service Bus (ESB), which resulted in significant time and costs reduction. The Duke’s Choice Award also highlighted the important role of Java technologies at EPAM and the company’s efforts to promote them in Russia. Currently, EPAM Systems runs a Java Competency Center with over 2,500 specialists involved in clients’ projects in North America, Europe, Russia, and the CIS countries. EPAM also has six Java training centers in Russia with more than 150 graduates annually.
“We were thrilled to announce the Duke’s Choice Awards in Russia to recognize the technical innovation and contributions that the Russian Java community has made,” said Peter Utzschneider, vice president of product management, Oracle. “EPAM is a great supporter of Java and this award recognizes the company’s efforts in promoting Java technologies in Russia and developing their innovative, Java-based adaptor for connecting banking information systems.”
Sam Rehman, Chief Technology Officer, EPAM Systems, said: “In Russia, Java technologies are becoming more popular among IT specialists and growing companies. It’s not surprising, since Java can be effectively used for mobile and cloud development, online solutions – e-commerce systems, online banking, etc., and development of corporate applications built on SAP, Oracle, and a lot more. All these areas are key drivers of growth in the IT market. With this in mind, we are very pleased to receive support and recognition from Oracle and the Russian Java community.”
Duke’s Choice Awards were founded by Oracle in 2003. The Awards aim to recognize innovative Java solutions and developers’ achievements.
In 2013, Duke’s Choice Awards were introduced to Russia. The nominations were open for every developer who made a significant contribution to promoting Java technologies. The Jury consisted of the Russian Java community members.
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.