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SkillSoft Awards Innovative Learning Efforts at Perspectives Australia 2011 Event

Regional clients Telstra, Worley Parsons, Westpac, and Mincom Among the Winning Organizations

NASHUA, N.H., August 10, 2011 -- SkillSoft, a leading SaaS provider of e-learning and performance support solutions for global enterprises, government, education and small-to-medium-sized businesses, today announced ten award winners who received top e-learning and industry distinctions during its Perspectives Australia annual user conference today.

The awards identify the SkillSoft APAC based customers who have made outstanding efforts in e-learning and acknowledge their ground-breaking ideas, powerful programs and inspiring leaders who are helping to transform the learning platform in Australia and New Zealand.

According to SkillSoft Managing Director and Vice President, Asia Pacific, Glenn Nott, the calibre and diversity of industries in this year's winning circle showcases the ever-changing landscape of e-learning and its integral role in business growth and success.

"At SkillSoft, we are humbled to be associated with these award-winning organisations who have taken a giant leap forward in establishing world-class training environments for their employees. We are honoured that SkillSoft can play a role in their long term strategic and business objectives." he said.

"Each of the award recipients employ a dynamic knowledge infrastructure that provides them with the flexibility to scale and adapt to the changing learning needs of the organisation. For them, learning is organic and valued."

The Perspectives Australia 2011 Industry Awards winners are:

SkillSoft hosts the awards program to recognize organizations and individuals that have made significant, exemplary contributions within e-learning.

The annual SkillSoft Perspectives Australia event brings together SkillSoft regional customers to network, interact and learn from each other and enables learning professionals from across business, government and education to gather and discuss how to link learning to business value and other relevant topics.

Perspectives is also an opportunity to listen to a number of true creative thinkers in the world of e-learning including Shawn Hunter, Executive Producer, Leadership Development Channel, SkillSoft, Richard Coleman, Director, Learning and Development, Human Resources, Telstra and Peter Hall, Head of Learning, Westpac Group, among others.

The annual SkillSoft Perspectives Australia user conference includes keynote addresses from business leaders and brings together learning professionals and practitioners from various corporate industries and government agencies to discuss best practices and trends within the technology-enabled learning industry.

About SkillSoft

SkillSoft is a leading SaaS provider of on-demand e-learning and performance support solutions for global enterprises, government, education and small to medium-sized businesses. SkillSoft enables business organizations to maximize business performance through a combination of comprehensive e- learning content, online information resources, flexible learning technologies and support services. SkillSoft is on the web at http://www.skillsoft.com.

Content offerings include business, IT, desktop, compliance and consumer/SMB courseware collections, as well as complementary content assets such as Leadership Development Channel video products, KnowledgeCenter(TM) portals, virtual instructor-led training services and online mentoring services. SkillSoft's Books24x7(R) product offering includes access to more than 29,000 digitized IT and business books, as well as book summaries and executive reports. Technology offerings include the SkillPort(R) learning management system, Search-and-Learn(R), SkillSoft(R) Dialogue(TM), inGenius(R) and virtual classroom.

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