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Skillsoft and CompTIA Partner to Prepare IT Professionals for Certification Exams

CompTIA endorses Skillsoft elearning content for popular IT certifications

NASHUA, N.H. & DOWNERS GROVE, Ill.--()--Skillsoft today announced that it has been named a Gold Partner within the CompTIA Authorized Content Partner Program. Through this partnership, IT professionals can earn continuing education units as well as prepare for the most popular CompTIA professional certification exams using Skillsoft elearning courseware content. CompTIA is a nonprofit trade association dedicated to advancing the global interests of IT professionals and companies through education, certification, advocacy and philanthropy. Skillsoft is a pioneer in the field of technology-delivered learning with a long history of innovation and delivering solutions for its customers worldwide, ranging from global enterprises, government, and education to mid-sized and small businesses.

"IT professionals must stay up-to-date on the latest technologies to be successful in today's fast-changing technology world. Professional certifications are important for career development and demonstrate knowledge and proficiency in new and established technologies, tools and techniques," said John Ambrose, senior vice president, strategy, corporate development and emerging business, Skillsoft. "It can be extremely challenging for IT professionals to keep their skills sharp and stay abreast of the latest technology advancements. Our elearning content enables learners to fit training into their busy schedules so they can successfully prepare to sit for certification exams and also maintain certifications by earning continuing education units. We are excited to partner with CompTIA to help IT professionals in their career development."

Skillsoft's IT Skills Courseware Collection delivers a variety of learning content including online courses, mentoring services and practice certification exams. Learners have instant access to the right resources so they can learn while they work, resulting in immediate impact to critical IT decisions and projects. Skillsoft's high quality, interactive instructional design coupled with access to mentoring and test preparation allows learners to fully prepare for CompTIA's A+, Security+, Network+ and Linux+ Powered by LPI certification exams.

"One of CompTIA's primary missions is to prepare the IT workforce of today and tomorrow," said Terry Erdle, executive vice president, skills certification, CompTIA. "Strategic partners like Skillsoft are essential in fulfilling this mission because of the role they play in helping IT professionals build the skills needed to advance in their careers."

To learn more about CompTIA professional certification exams, please visit http://certification.comptia.org/home.aspx.

For more information on Skillsoft's partnership programs, please visit http://www.skillsoft.com/about/partners/default.asp.

About Skillsoft

Skillsoft is a pioneer in the field of learning with a long history of innovation. Skillsoft provides cloud based learning solutions for its customers worldwide, ranging from global enterprises, government, and education to mid-sized and small businesses. Skillsoft's customer support teams draw on a wealth of in-house experience and a comprehensive learning e-library to develop off-the-shelf and custom learning programs tailored to cost-effectively meet customer needs. Skillsoft's courses, books and videos have been developed by industry leading learning experts to ensure that they maximize business skills, performance, and talent development.

Skillsoft currently serves over 5,000 customers and more than 13,000,000 learners around the world. Skillsoft is on the web at www.Skillsoft.com.

Skillsoft courseware content described herein is for information purposes only and is subject to change without notice. Skillsoft has no obligation or commitment to develop or deliver any future release, upgrade, feature, enhancement or function described in this press release except as specifically set forth in a written agreement. Skillsoft, the Skillsoft logo, Skillport, Search & Learn, SkillChoice, Books24x7, ITPro, BusinessPro, OfficeEssentials, GovEssentials, EngineeringPro, FinancePro, AnalystPerspectives, ExecSummaries, ExecBlueprints, Express Guide, Dialogue, Quickskill and inGenius are trademarks or registered trademarks of Skillsoft Ireland Limited in the United States and certain other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

About CompTIA

CompTIA is the voice of the world's information technology (IT) industry. Its members are the companies at the forefront of innovation; and the professionals responsible for maximizing the benefits organizations receive from their investments in technology. CompTIA is dedicated to advancing industry growth through its educational programs, market research, networking events, professional certifications, and public policy advocacy. Visit http://www.comptia.org/home.aspx or follow CompTIA at http://www.facebook.com/CompTIA and twitter.com/comptia.

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