EPAM Expands Open-Source Digital Services with Zend and Acquia

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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, 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. Partnership with Acquia, a member of the global Drupal community and #1 Enterprise Drupal hosting platform, opens up enhanced opportunities for hosting Enterprise-scale Drupal websites.

"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.

Learn more at www.zend.com

About Acquia

Acquia empowers enterprises with the open-source social publishing system Drupal. Co-founded by Drupal's creator in 2007, Acquia helps customers manage their growth and scale their online properties with confidence. Acquia's products, cloud infrastructure, and support enable companies to realize the full power of Drupal while minimizing risk, as it's done for nearly 1,500 enterprise customers including Twitter, Turner, Intuit, World Economic Forum, Stanford University, New York Senate and NPR.

Learn more at www.acquia.com

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