SoftServe's 2008: Another Great Year

Fort Myers, FL, January 22, 2009 --( SoftServe Inc., a leading global provider of software development and consulting services, wraps up for the year 2008 activities in the world market.

Without a doubt, 2008 was a dynamic year for SoftServe being filled with numerous important events and marked by outstanding achievements.

In the year of its fifteenth anniversary, the company put strong emphasis to such aspects in strategic development as aggressive growth with ISV clients, diversification to end clients and differentiation to various competencies (account management, project management, business analysis etc). Wrapping up for 2008, Taras Kytsmey, SoftServe's President, stated significant growth in the number of clients, staff and revenue growth.

Among the important events of 2008 for SoftServe was acquisition of Alvion Europe, a transaction that added significant technical expertise and new market opportunities to the company. The client conference held in December served as a powerful driver for further improvement of communication with the clients leading to improvement of SoftServe services quality. In addition to that, according to Taras Vervega, SoftServe's EVP Business Development, the opening of US headquarters in Florida resulted in recognition by the clients, growth in overall customer satisfaction and customer revenue.

The industry recognition was proved by SoftServe's position in the top 10 of Global Services 100-2008 and company's award as Microsoft Partner of the Year in Central and Eastern Europe (Mobility Solutions). Also, the company became an exclusive delivery partner for the Microsoft NXT program, first in Eastern Europe, in new top-notch technologies such as Microsoft Silverlight™ and Office Business Applications (OBA).

SoftServe's EVP Business Development also made prognosis for industry trends of 2009 which could affect any outsourcing company. Among those he mentioned slower growth of business, hardships for small settings in the industry and more attention to outsourcing destinations as alternative to Asia.

SoftServe does not plan to slow down in 2009, Vervega claims. Recession or not, it is planned that company's business development initiatives for next year will put special focus to lead generation, existing client development and value added service offering. Among the strategic goals are development and implementation of end-user service methodology and expansion of the range of services.

About SoftServe:

SoftServe, Inc. is an independent multinational software development and consulting company that helps global organizations enhance their customer's competitive capabilities by providing the technology and processes that achieve strategic results.

With Europe headquarters in Lviv, Ukraine and U.S. headquarters in Fort Myers, Florida, SoftServe Inc. has its development facilities located throughout Ukraine. Since 1993, SoftServe Inc. has been partnering with over hundred companies worldwide offering superior level of capability in technical skills and project leadership. SoftServe's state of the art infrastructure, ISO- and CMMI-certified processes and unrivaled talent ensure our promise of excellence in even the most complex of projects.

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