Global Knowledge Wins the Triple Crown in Microsoft Training Boot Camp Competition
Redmond magazine readers give first place honors by a wide margin for Boot
Camps and second place for Online, Disk, or Instructor-Led Training
Cary, N.C. - November 18, 2008 - Global Knowledge has received the newly launched Triple Crown award from Redmond magazine readers for its Microsoft training. The worldwide leader in IT and business training earned top honors in the Best Windows Certification Boot Camp and Best On-Line, Disk-Based, or Instructor-Led Training categories.
"We are pleased to be recognized by such a prestigious voice in the Microsoft community," said Michael Fox, Global Knowledge Senior Vice President. "We appreciate that Redmond magazine readers have helped validate the quality of our Microsoft training," he added.
The Triple Crown is the newest addition to the 2008 Readers' Choice Awards program, created to recognize companies that have won the Readers' Choice competition for at least three consecutive years, dating back to 2006. It is an award reserved for "products that win again and again" and "deserve special recognition for staying on top in a competitive industry," according to Redmond's recent announcement.
Global Knowledge was given the top spot in the competitive field of Certification Boot Camp training by 41.6% of the readership, well ahead of the 15.4% for second place. In the Best Online, Disk-Based, or Instructor-Led Training category, the company took second place.
"Given the popularity of our Microsoft Boot Camps, the need for consistency in quality training, and the ever-changing requirements for IT professionals, we are committed to helping our customers with their chosen careers, including the demanding technology areas of unified communications, security, and virtualization," said Fox.
Global Knowledge delivers a full schedule of Microsoft courses worldwide and has received awards from Redmond magazine readers every year since 2003.
About Global Knowledge
Global Knowledge is the largest privately held provider of training and enterprise learning services 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, 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 1,200 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 or www.globalknowledge.net.