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SoftServe Wraps Up 2013 with Rapid Global Expansion, New Leadership and Significant Customer Growth

FORT MYERS, Florida, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SoftServe Inc., a leading global outsourced product and application development company, has completed another outstanding year. 2013 was SoftServe's 20th anniversary of empowering businesses worldwide and was marked with global expansion, new executive assignments, significant customer wins and industry accolades.

In the course of the year the company added more than 45 new customers and over 700 highly skilled professionals. New offices were opened in Kyiv and Kharkiv, Ukraine, as well as a state-of-the-art UI/UX Center of Excellence in Austin, Texas. New locations in Western Europe are planned in the first quarter of 2014 to support the company's global expansion strategy. To guide the company's growth and increase market leadership, SoftServe added key positions with Alan Harlan, as Chief Executive Officer, and Neil Fox, as Chief Technology Officer.

SoftServe once again confirmed its leadership in the global IT outsourcing marketplace, with inclusion into the 2013 Global Services 100, a prestigious list of leading outsourcing providers. The company was honored as the 2012 Partner of the Year by Microsoft Ukraine for Innovation in Business Analytics and won the Application Lifecycle Management award for its SoftServe ALM Accessories (SALMA) solution at the Microsoft's Partner Awards. For implementation of best practices in personnel management, SoftServe was recognized as the Best Place to Work for Software Developers based on rankings by Developers.org.ua (DOU.ua).

Committed to the support of innovative education and community investments, SoftServe sponsored the Ideas Lab at Lviv Business School; the embedded systems and mobile development lab at Lviv National Polytechnic University; and a Software Development contest for high school students.

"With the services, people and partnership groundwork we laid in 2013, SoftServe is well positioned to meet and exceed the needs of our clients well into the future," said Alan Harlan, CEO, SoftServe Inc. "Our growth has been remarkable and the company's strategy is to reach new levels of success year over year. We focused on building our business, helping our clients get greater ROI, and expanding our market leadership into key verticals. Our people are our greatest asset, and we continue to invest in SoftServe University, a strategic educational initiative and powerful model for learning that develops the intellectual capital of our organization."

"We are extremely proud of all we've accomplished this year, and know it wouldn't have been possible without the hard work of our dedicated team, amazing customers and strategic partnerships."

About SoftServe Inc.

SoftServe, founded in 1993, is a leading global outsourced product and application development company dedicated to empowering businesses worldwide by providing end-to-end capabilities from product concept to completion. Leveraging our exclusive Abiliton™ approach to deliver predictable and reliable results, along with our IP accelerators, SoftServe is uniquely positioned to bring high-quality and high-performance products to market in record time. Utilizing Product Development Services 2.0 (PDS 2.0), we deliver proactive solutions in the areas of SaaS/Cloud, Mobility, BI/Analytics and UI/UX for industries including Healthcare, Retail, Manufacturing, Logistics, and Infrastructure & Storage. SoftServe is a rapidly growing global company with 3,000 professionals and offices in North America, Western Europe, Russia and Ukraine. More information at http://www.softserveinc.com/.

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