Global Knowledge Named VMware’s Global Education Partner of the Year

CARY, N.C.  -- Global Knowledge, the world's leading learning services and professional development solutions provider, is the VMware Global Education Partner of the Year 2015. In total, VMware presented four awards to Global Knowledge during its recent annual conference where partners were recognized for excellence and achievement for the previous year. VMware’s Partner Innovation Awards included 19 categories.

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“For us, these awards are significant because they are a reflection of the commitment we make every day to bringing to our customers high-quality learning solutions around the world,” said Michael Fox, senior vice president, Enterprise Solutions and Product Management, Global Knowledge. “VMware is a key strategic partner of ours, and we are absolutely thrilled to be recognized as their Global Education Partner of the Year.”

Global Knowledge received the following awards:

Global Partner Innovation Award

Education Partner of the Year
Regional Partner Innovation Award

Education Partner of the Year – Americas
Education Partner of the Year – EMEA
Education Partner of the Year – APAC

Global Knowledge has enhanced its remote labs utilizing VMware vCloud and expanded instructor and lab expertise outside of the traditional vSphere core instruction to include VMware Horizon and VMware vCloud offerings.

Last year, more than 10,000 professionals worldwide took advantage of the largest inventory of VMware Authorized Training Center (VATC) open enrollment classes in the industry. Students, on average, rate Global Knowledge VMware training a 4.6 on a 5-point scale on their post-class surveys, reaffirming the high quality of its training solutions.

“I am pleased to recognize a select group of partners who have received a Global VMware Partner Innovation Award,” said Ross Brown, senior vice president, Worldwide Partners and Alliances, VMware.

“These honorees have distinguished themselves through demonstrated excellence and achievements in 2015. VMware congratulates Global Knowledge on winning a Global VMware Partner Innovation Award and we look forward to our continued collaboration in 2016.”

About Global Knowledge

Global Knowledge is the world’s leading learning services and professional development solutions provider. We deliver learning solutions to support customers as they adapt to key business transformations and technological advancements that drive the way that organizations around the world differentiate themselves and thrive. Our learning programs, whether designed for a global organization or an individual professional, help businesses close skills gaps and foster an environment of continuous talent development.

Offering the most relevant and timely content delivered by the best instructors, we provide customers around the world with their choice of customized private programs, convenient public training scheduling options, flexible delivery formats and continuous learning support to accelerate their success. Our business skills solutions teach essential communications skills, leadership development, business analysis, project management, IT service management and process improvement. 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, IBM, Microsoft, Red Hat, SAP and VMware. We offer comprehensive professional development for advancements in application development, big data analytics, change management, cloud computing, cybersecurity and networking.

Founded in 1995, Global Knowledge employs more than 1,700 people worldwide and is headquartered in Cary, North Carolina. Learn more at