New York & Moscow, March 18, 2008 – Luxoft, a global provider of high-end software application and product development services to clients such as Deutsche Bank, IBM, UBS, T-Mobile, and others, today announced that it took part in Microsoft’s global launch of Microsoft’s new series of enterprise products, Windows Server 2008, Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 and Microsoft SQL Server 2008.

As a Gold Certified Partner, Luxoft has deep enough knowledge of Microsoft’s cutting-edge products and platforms to allow it to perform complex projects and deliver highly effective business solutions. Luxoft has already completed several successful projects providing integration, migration, and training services for the Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 and Microsoft Team Foundation Server 2008 – each resulting in minimal business process interruption, increased processing speed and overall business effectiveness.

Luxoft has developed best practices, and communicates them to its employees through a Centre of Excellence it established for Microsoft server products. Additionally, Microsoft partners with Luxoft to educate the software development community about the use of Team Foundation Service as well as its other products and technologies by holding quarterly technical conferences and interest group meetings at Luxoft’s headquarter office in Moscow.

“Luxoft’s engineering excellence and contribution to the software development community makes the company a great partner to help us launch this important new family of enterprise products.” said Dmitry Andreev, Architect Evangelist at Microsoft.

About Luxoft
Luxoft, an emerging global leader in application and product engineering services, helps enterprise IT organizations and software vendors navigate the rapidly changing technology landscape and build powerful, flexible and future-proof solutions. Unlike traditional outsourcing providers that emphasize volume and labor arbitrage, Luxoft builds lasting partnerships with its clients based on the culture of engineering excellence, professionalism, and innovation. Among Luxoft’s satisfied customers are such market leaders as Deutsche Bank, UBS, Dell, IBM, Sabre, Alcatel, Areva and others.

Luxoft offers global delivery capability through its network of state-of-the-art delivery centers in North America, Central & Eastern Europe, and Asia. Luxoft’s customers benefit from the right mix of skills, resources, best-of-breed processes and methodologies, and a choice of engagement models.

Luxoft is the recipient of the 2007 Frost & Sullivan Global Outsourcing Growth Excellence & Customer Value Leadership Award, as well as the Applied Innovation Award from the IAOP and Wipro, ITAA and Forbes (together with Deutsche Bank).