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EPAM Expands Partnership with Microsoft – Becomes Globally Managed Enterprise Systems Integrator

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EPAM Expands Partnership with Microsoft – Becomes Globally Managed Enterprise Systems Integrator

Expanded partnership and EPAM’s advanced cloud-native, AI and data expertise will enable the Company to help its clients modernize, transform and simplify complex enterprise platforms, applications and processes to accelerate business growth.

NEWTOWN, PA., USA, September [26], 2023 – EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE: EPAM), a leading digital transformation services and product engineering company, today announced that it is now a Microsoft Globally Managed Enterprise Systems Integrator (SI) partner—helping to accelerate technology innovation, growth and business impact for enterprises through end-to-end solution design and implementation in the cloud.

The newly acquired Globally Managed Enterprise SI partner status marks a significant milestone in EPAM’s expanding strategic partnership with Microsoft. The elevated status positions EPAM as a proven service provider for enterprise customers undertaking complex digital transformation, modernization and cloud migrations and enables the Company to build cloud-native intelligent applications powered by Azure OpenAI Service.

“We’re pleased to achieve this Globally Managed Enterprise SI partner status with Microsoft,” said Elaina Shekhter, Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer, EPAM. “This enhanced status, coupled with our accredited proficiency in executing cloud implementations and spearheading the development of next-generation applications, empowers us to provide an even wider spectrum of capabilities to our global customers to unlock the benefits of Microsoft Azure.”

As a long-standing Microsoft partner, EPAM helps customers engineer the future using Microsoft cloud. With more than 55,000 consultants, engineers and architects operating in more than 50 countries, EPAM provides enterprise customers worldwide with specialized Microsoft expertise to optimize Microsoft Azure cloud outcomes. The enhanced Globally Managed Enterprise SI partner status will further enable EPAM to drive the growth of Microsoft certifications and specializations and leverage Microsoft’s partner investments to accelerate results in cloud native, data and application modernization, building intelligent solutions infused with Azure OpenAI service.

In July 2023, EPAM won the 2023 Microsoft U.S. Azure Migration Partner of the Year Award for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementing customer solutions based on Microsoft technology. As a Microsoft Solutions Partner, EPAM owns five solution partner designations and 10 specializations, enabling EPAM to deliver tailored solutions and accelerate business value and innovation for clients, further cementing EPAM's position as a trusted Microsoft technology partner.

“We are thrilled that EPAM is now a Microsoft Globally Managed Enterprise Systems Integrator,” said Kelly Rogan, CVP, Global Systems Integrator and Advisory Partners at Microsoft. “Through our expanded collaboration, EPAM will deliver innovative solutions and services on the Microsoft Cloud, which will help customers realize business transformation and growth.”

Since 2004, EPAM’s collaboration with Microsoft has helped global customers accelerate their journey to Azure by planning and architecting a strategy for executing Azure migrations at scale without compromising quality. 

To learn more about how EPAM uses Microsoft Azure to build next-gen enterprise solutions, visit

Learn more about how to get the most out of the cloud in EPAM Continuum’s recent report, “From Taming Cloud Complexity to Achieving Cloud Mastery.”

About EPAM Systems

Since 1993, EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE: EPAM) has leveraged its advanced software engineering heritage to become the foremost global digital transformation services provider – leading the industry in digital and physical product development and digital platform engineering services. Through its innovative strategy; integrated advisory, consulting, and design capabilities; and unique 'Engineering DNA,' EPAM's globally deployed hybrid teams help make the future real for clients and communities around the world by powering better enterprise, education and health platforms that connect people, optimize experiences, and improve people's lives. In 2021, EPAM was added to the S&P 500 and included among the list of Forbes Global 2000 companies. 

Selected by Newsweek as a 2021, 2022 and 2023 Most Loved Workplace, EPAM's global multidisciplinary teams serve customers in more than 50 countries across six continents. As a recognized leader, EPAM is listed among the top 15 companies in Information Technology Services on the Fortune 1000 and ranked four times as the top IT services company on Fortune's 100 Fastest Growing Companies list. EPAM is also listed among Ad Age's top 25 World's Largest Agency Companies for three consecutive years, and Consulting Magazine named EPAM Continuum a top 20 Fastest Growing Firm.

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