Seventh selection showcases learning services leader's excellence in professional development
CARY, N.C. and TORONTO - Global Knowledge, the world's leading IT and business skills training provider, today announced that it has been named to TrainingIndustry.com's 2014 Top 20 IT Training Companies List. This is the seventh consecutive year that Global Knowledge's innovation and leadership in the IT training field has been recognized.
"The organizations selected for the 2014 list showcase the best this segment of the industry has to offer," said Doug Harward, Training Industry Inc.'s chief executive officer. "This segment of the training industry continues to experience a shift in customer demand, from topics they want to the modalities they want delivered."
Selection for the 2014 Top 20 IT Training Companies List is based on breadth of IT training and delivery methods, geographic reach, strength of clients, company size and growth. Global Knowledge's learning innovations are based on the proven benefits of continuous professional development - a model that distinguishes the company from other education providers and drives its ongoing inclusion in the Top 20 IT Training Companies List.
Designed to align with iterative software and systems development upgrades, Global Knowledge's MyGK online learning services platform provides students with a central, easily accessible destination for acquiring, reviewing and clarifying concepts and practices, along with course-related tools, resources, certificates and transcripts. With expanded access to interactive labs, 24/7 mentoring and indexed class recordings, students can easily revisit portions of a course, practice applications in a secure online environment and find expert guidance for further development.
"We are proud to continue to innovate and provide leading-edge resources to our customers, and we are very pleased that TrainingIndustry.com recognizes Global Knowledge as one of the Top 20 IT training companies each year," said Brian K. Branson, Global Knowledge president and CEO. "This kind of distinction by an organization dedicated to highlighting industry best practices tells us that we are delivering the kind of learning experiences that growing, successful businesses need to navigate ever-changing challenges. Whether its cloud computing, cybersecurity, big data analytics, or learning services and consultation for organizational change management and skills gap analysis, we provide customers with professional development solutions supported by the widest range of courses and certifications around the world."
About Global Knowledge
Global Knowledge is the world's leading IT and business skills training provider. Offering the most relevant and timely content delivered by the best instructors, we provide customers around the world with their choice of convenient class times, delivery methods and formats to accelerate their success. Our business skills solutions teach essential communications skills, business analysis, project management, ITIL service management, process improvement and leadership development. With thousands of courses spanning from foundational training to specialized certifications, our core IT training is focused on technology partners such as Amazon Web Services, Cisco, Citrix, IBM, Juniper, Microsoft, Red Hat and VMware. We offer comprehensive professional development for technologies like big data, cloud, cybersecurity and networking.
Founded in 1995, Global Knowledge employs more than 1,300 people worldwide and is headquartered in Cary, N.C. The company is owned by New York-based investment firm MidOcean Partners.
About Training Industry, Inc.
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