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String of Industry Awards Cements Skillsoft Position as a Learning Industry Leader

Recognition as a Top Leadership Training Company by TrainingIndustry.com adds to wide range of industry recognitions in past year

NASHUA, N.H.--()--Capping off a year of industry accolades, Skillsoft today announced its latest recognition as a leading provider of learning solutions. For the fourth consecutive year, Skillsoft was named to TrainingIndustry.com’s 2013 "Top Leadership Training Companies" list. This acknowledgment builds on a year in which Skillsoft was recognized for excellence with 12 industry awards, covering the company’s market-leading learning assets, delivery technology, customer successes, and exceptional end-user engagement. These awards reinforce Skillsoft’s role as a pioneer in the learning field 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.

“These accolades represent all aspects of Skillsoft’s diverse solutions portfolio and spotlight our commitment to providing the industry’s most effective training solutions,” said John Ambrose, senior vice president, strategy, corporate development and emerging business, Skillsoft. “We are incredibly honored to be recognized by several leading industry organizations and are excited to kick off another year of continued investment in solutions that help individuals learn faster and companies become more agile.”

Selected to six of TrainingIndustry.com’s 2012 Top 20 lists

2012 was marked by regular recognition from TrainingIndustry.com as Skillsoft was selected to six of the organization’s Top 20 lists. Skillsoft was honored for its robust offering of content and training solutions through the "Top 20 IT Training Companies" list, "Top 20 Training Outsourcing Companies" list, "Top 20 Content Development Companies" list and "Top Workforce Development Companies" list. Skillsoft has also been honored for three consecutive years on the TrainingIndustry.com "Top 20 Learning Portal Companies" list and for four years now on the "Top Leadership Training Companies" list.

More information on TrainingIndustry.com’s Top 20 Lists can be found here: http://www.trainingindustry.com/top-20-main-listing-page.aspx

Named silver winner in Learning Management Technology by Brandon Hall

Skillsoft won a coveted Brandon Hall Excellence in Technology Award when it was recognized as a silver award winner for excellence in the Best Advance in Learning Management Technology category for Skillport®. Skillport is a learning management system (LMS) which provides an unparalleled learning experience by quickly delivering highly targeted learning through an innovative, cloud-based solution that connects formal, informal and collaborative learning, when and where people want to learn. This award further recognizes Skillsoft’s commitment to innovation and excellence that drives growth.

More information on the Brandon Hall Excellence in Technology Awards can be found here: http://go.brandonhall.com/Excellence_Awards_Home

Named a leader in two exclusive readers’ choice awards

To further support its robust customer program and user-focused strategy, Skillsoft was selected as the Best Leadership Development winner and Best IT Content winner in the 2012 Best of Elearning! Awards, honors bestowed by Elearning! readers annually. This award exemplifies Skillsoft’s mission to provide a diverse platform of innovative learning solutions for business leaders and IT professionals by focusing on the individuals who use these solutions the most.

More information on the Best of Elearning! Awards can be found here: www.2elearning.com

Recognized as an innovator in social learning

Skillsoft’s innovations in social learning were recognized by the Chief Learning Officer Learning in Practice Awards, which named Skillsoft a Gold Winner, Excellence in Social Learning. The honor specifically highlights Skillsoft’s work incorporating a social learning strategy through the Skillsoft inGenius social learning platform for TELUS, a leading national telecommunications company based in Canada.

More information on the Chief Learning Officer Learning in Practice Awards can be found here: http://clomedia.com/awards

Honored for continued role in military support

For the fifth time in six years, Military Training Technology (MT2) named Skillsoft to its "2012 Top Simulation & Training Companies" list to recognize the company’s significant contributions to the military training community. Skillsoft's library of courses and digital reference products support mission-critical training and are used by active duty, reserve and civilian personnel representing the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force and Coast Guard as well as the Department of Defense and the intelligence community.

More information on MT2's Top Simulation & Training Companies Awards can be found here: http://www.kmimediagroup.com/topsim2012

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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.

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