Global Knowledge Recognized as Award Finalist for 'Best Professional Training Program' by SC Magazine
CARY, NC - December 12, 2005 - Global Knowledge, the largest privately held provider of training and enterprise learning services for information technology (IT) and management professionals, today announced that the company has been named a finalist in the 2006 SC Magazine Awards for "The Best Professional Training Program."
The SC Awards will honor all finalists and winners during the U.S. Awards ceremony, taking place at RSA Conference at the Fairmont Hotel in San Jose, CA on Feb. 14, 2006.
The SC Awards recognize the technical excellence of products across the
information security industry from companies throughout the world. Considered
one of the industry's most prestigious awards programs, the SC Awards received
more than 1,000 entries globally during the 2006 nomination period.
"The SC Awards recognize the technical excellence of products across the information security industry," said Mike Walsh, Worldwide Product Director - Networking and Advanced Networking at Global Knowledge. "Readers of the magazine selected the finalists. With the number of outstanding companies in consideration for the award, being named a finalist is a significant achievement."
Global Knowledge provides broad-based information security training that includes general security skills-building and vendor-specific courses, including Cisco, Microsoft, Nortel, Oracle and Red Hat. By combining expert instruction with hands-on instruction in training laboratories, the company delivers real-world training for skills acquisition and certification.
"Our ability to deliver collaborative, hands-on security training taught by leading consultants led to our nomination for 'The Best Professional Training Program' award. This real-world approach facilitates peer interaction and team-based problem solving while building skills that immediately impact business performance," added Walsh.
About Global Knowledge
Global Knowledge is the largest privately held provider of training, enterprise learning services, and software solutions for information technology (IT) and management professionals. The company offers a broad array of hands-on IT, project management, and professional skills training featuring proprietary core and custom curriculum as well as content from leading companies, including Cisco, Microsoft, Nortel, Oracle, and Red Hat. Delivered in classrooms, at private facilities, or over the Internet, Global Knowledge has helped Fortune 500 companies, organizations, and government agencies leverage learning to turn knowledge into productivity for employees, customers, and channel partners. Founded in 1995, Global Knowledge employs more than 800 people worldwide and is headquartered in Cary, N.C. The company is owned by New York-based investment firm Welsh, Carson, Anderson, and Stowe. For more information, visit www.globalknowledge.com.