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SkillSoft's Books24x7 Adds ITIL® 2011 Edition Titles to the ITIL® powered by Books24x7® Collection

ITIL 2011 Edition provides users with an update to the V3 publications

NASHUA, N.H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--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 the addition of five new ITIL® 2011 Edition titles to the ITIL powered by Books24x7 collection. The 2011 Edition titles added are: ITIL Service Transition, ITIL Continual Service Improvement, ITIL Service Design, ITIL Service Operation, and ITIL Service Strategy.

ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) provides a cohesive set of best practices and management procedures for managing IT operations and addressing the organizational structure and skill requirements faced by today's IT organizations.

"The addition of the five new ITIL 2011 Edition titles is an important update to the collection and one that our customers will find beneficial," said John Ambrose, senior vice president Strategy, Corporate Development & Emerging Business at SkillSoft. "The updates in the books address suggestions for changes made by the training and user community and industry experts to make ITIL easier to teach and to resolve any errors or inconsistencies in the original V3 texts".

Books24x7 offers online access to the complete ITIL collection through a partnership with The Stationery Office (TSO) and the Best Management Practice, part of the UK Cabinet Office (formally the UK Office of Government Commerce - OGC). As with other collections, the text of the ITIL collection is fully searchable through Books24x7's unique multi-tier search engine, allowing users to pinpoint precisely the information they need. In addition, users can add titles from the collection to their personal bookshelves for quick, easy access while also having the ability to create bookmarks and notes for future reference. These rich, powerful capabilities facilitate on-the-job access to critical information, helping to increase retention and drive performance at all levels of the organization.

For more information on SkillSoft's Books24x7 ITIL powered by Books24x7 collection, please visit: http://www.skillsoft.com/Books24x7/Product_Information/Collections/ITIL_B24.asp.

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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.

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