During the 4th Russian Outsourcing and Software Summit that took place in St. Petersburg between June 9 and 11 the 1st Software Excellence Award was announced and given out.  The “Oscar” in Software was created by Fort-Ross association aiming to mark the outstanding achievements of the Russian Software export industry.  Most renown specialists, industry opinion leaders as well as key public persons took part in winner’s election.

LUXOFT, leading Russian software development company, was named the most Mature Company nationwide and awarded the first prize. In October 2003 LUXOFT was the First Company in in the world to achieve CMM and CMMI Level 5 certifications simultaneously, as well as the first company in Europe to achieve CMMI Level 5.  Such an outstanding performance indicates company’s commitment to deliver the highest value and quality to its customers.

“We’re pleased to win the highest rank in this most prestigious competition and to receive the Software Excellence Award. This fact together multiplied by achievements of other nominees shows that Russian industry has made a significant breakthrough last year.  We all must keep on working together and gain our market share internationally that Russia deserves by all rights”, commented Dmitry Loschinin, LUXOFT CEO.