SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Epitec Group, one of the largest technology services and staffing providers headquartered in Southeast Michigan has announced its expansion of the Managed Services division. This expansion adds to the already growing IT staff augmentation division. "While we have increased services needed to implement standard software products, we have also grown our custom application development capabilities for clients," commented Josie Sheppard, president of The Epitec Group. "This has resulted in a number of milestones for the company over the last year along with the need to hire more employees," she concluded. New customers recently acquired include GlobalHue and Meadowbrook Insurance Group.
Last year the company reported its first small business acquisition to expand the application development line of business within the Managed Services division. Since then, the unit has been hiring to keep up with demand and is expecting to continuously grow the pool of technical experts throughout 2011. With the addition of top expertise and proven results, Epitec earned the Microsoft GOLD Certified Partner designation. The certification marks Epitec as a provider of the highest level of IT solutions available in the Microsoft network. To compliment this status, The Epitec Group is also investing in the Great Lakes Area .NET User Group through a Platinum sponsorship and is acting as the volunteer webmaster for the www.migang.org website. Taking their leadership role even further, Epitec has published their own Epiworx project management software in the open source community online for any developer to study.
About The Epitec Group, Inc.
The Epitec Group, a Metro Detroit 101 Best & Brightest Company to Work For and MMSDC Minority Supplier of the Year winner was founded in 1978. Headquartered in Southfield, Michigan, The Epitec Group is a valued resource of technical expertise and staffing solutions with annual revenues of over $37 million. Epitec has a diverse client base that includes smaller organizations to Fortune 100 enterprises. The company employs 500 professionals operating from customer sites and facilities nationwide. Epitec is Microsoft GOLD Certified. For more information, please visit www.epitecgroup.com.
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