Microsoft Announced SoftServe 2008 Central and Eastern European Partner of the Year (Mobility Solutions)

SoftServe, Inc. awarded by Microsoft Corp as Partner of the Year in Central and Eastern Europe (Mobility Solutions). Microsoft recognized SalesWorks®, company’s proprietary solution for the retail industry, based on Windows Mobile®, as such that exceeds customers’ expectations.

Fort Myers, FL, July 31, 2008 --( SoftServe, Inc. was recognized by Microsoft Corp as Mobility Solutions Partner of the Year in Central and Eastern Europe for innovative use of Microsoft technologies to exceed customer expectations and solve business problems. Microsoft Gold Certified Partner since 2004, the company received this prestigious award for development and implementation of solutions based on Windows Mobile® technologies.

The 2008 Microsoft Central and Eastern European awards recognize innovation and business value in 23 categories, and winners represented the cream of the region's IT industry. The award winners were selected from a group of nominations based on their dedicated use of Microsoft technologies to provide solutions for their customers' needs.

Recognizing excellence in the partner network in its best-performing region this year, Microsoft Corp announced the winners of the 2008 Microsoft Central and Eastern European Partner of the Year Awards. The awards honor Microsoft Registered Partners, Microsoft Certified Partners and Microsoft Gold Certified Partners that have delivered exemplary solutions for their customers during the past year. Award winners were chosen from the partner network in the region, which is rapidly approaching 50,000 companies. Winners were recognized at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2008, the company's premier annual event for industry partners, being held between 7 and 10 July in Houston. To receive the award on SoftServe’s part, the ceremony was attended by Yaroslav Lyubinets, EVP, Software Engineering and Feyza O’Сonnell, VP, Business Development.

“Microsoft’s recognition of SalesWorks®, our proprietary solution for the retail industry, is a tacit acknowledgement of its innovativeness, world-class technical sophistication and outstanding ability to deliver greater business value to our clients around the globe,” said Taras Kytsmey, President, SoftServe, Inc.

SalesWorks® successfully meets the growing business needs of large retailers, as well as middle-sized businesses, allowing them to boost sales force performance and to improve client relationship management.

"Today Microsoft is recognizing the fact that our Central and Eastern European partners work in one of the most dynamic marketplaces in the world and that the solutions and services that they offer are world-class," said Tomek Bochenek, vice president of the Sales, Marketing and Services Group, Microsoft Central and Eastern Europe. "Microsoft succeeds only when our partners succeed, because it is our partners who deliver innovative and industry-leading solutions to our customers. These awards demonstrate that we are proud of their achievements."

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