2010-05-19 12:25:00

ArmInfo. On May 18-19 Microsoft is holding Days of Programming
in Armenia.

Microsoft Armenia Country Manager Grigor Barseghyan told ArmInfo
correspondent that the given event has become a tradition and it
is held twice a year. "Information technologies are developing in
the world very rapidly. In Armenia, despite certain progress in this
sphere, the problem of raising the local specialists' professionalism
is not resolved yet. The Microsoft Days of Programming aim to resolve
this problem",- stressed Barseghyan and added that all persons
interested in IT sphere may participate in the given training free
of charge. He also pointed out that the given event will constantly
be held in the future within the frames of the Microsoft Innovation
Center being currently set up in Armenia. The Center will be opened
before the end of 2010 at the State Engineering University of Armenia.

Within the frames of the Days of Programming, Sergey Baydachny, a
high-skilled specialist from Ukraine, who has been a licensed trainer
of Microsoft for 10 years, will present the up-to-date technologies,
as well as development trends of IT industry in the world.

To recall, Microsoft office has been functioning in Armenia since
2006. The net profit of Microsoft grew by 34% - up to $4,006 bln in
the 1Q 2010 as against $2,977 bln in the 1Q 2009. Its revenues grew
by 6% over the reported period and amounted to $14,503 bln against
$13,648 bln in the same period of 2009. The operating income of the
Microsoft Yerevan office grew by 16% in the 1Q 2010 - up to $5,173
bln against $4,438 bln in the 1Q 2009.