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Skillsoft Receives Continued Recognition as Learning Industry Leader

Skillsoft offerings and customers honored by Workforce Magazine, TrainingIndustry.com, Chief Learning Officer and Training Magazine for exceptional learning solutions and programs

NASHUA, N.H.--()--Skillsoft today announced that it has been recognized as a top provider of learning solutions by a number of leading publications and organizations in the learning industry. Additionally, Skillsoft customers have been honored for their successful learning programs that drive employee development while achieving larger business objectives. Receiving awards from Workforce Magazine, TrainingIndustry.com, Chief Learning Officer and Training Magazine over the past nine months, Skillsoft further solidified its position as a pioneer and innovator in the learning community.

"Our objective is to provide our customers with solutions that cover the broadest spectrum of needs with unrivaled content delivered in a wide variety of ways. Receiving these awards confirms that we're not only giving customers what they need but also pushing the boundaries of what is possible with learning as we implement new technologies and approaches," said John Ambrose, Senior Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development, Skillsoft. "Receiving recognition from some of the most prestigious organizations in the industry is independent validation that we continue to be on the right track."

Honored as a Top Training Company by Workforce Magazine

Skillsoft was included alongside seven other learning providers on Workforce Magazine's most recent "Hot List" of training providers. The compilation highlights providers that best develop and deliver learning programs to help organizations raise employee skill and knowledge levels for the benefit of employee and company performance. Skillsoft was called out specifically for its strength in compliance, desktop skills, IT skills, leadership development, performance management, project management and sustainable learning.

The full list of winners can be found here: http://www.workforce.com/ext/resources/Resource-Center-Downloads/WFM_Assets_Hotlist/hotlist-training-providers.pdf?1373924956

Recognized by TrainingIndustry.com as a Top Company

Skillsoft continued to gain recognition from TrainingIndustry.com for its industry visibility, innovation and impact in offering robust programs for the development of talent within organizations. Skillsoft was featured on TrainingIndustry.com's 2013 Top 20 Learning Portal Companies, 2014 Top 20 Leadership Training List, 2014 Top 20 Outsourcing Companies, and 2014 Top 20 Content Development Companies.

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

In addition, Skillsoft's customers were honored by leading awards programs for their learning efforts:

Chief Learning Officer's LearningElite

More than 64 percent of the organizations recognized as Gold winners of Chief Learning Officer's LearningElite are Skillsoft customers. These organizations were highlighted by the peer-based program for employing exemplary workforce development strategies that deliver better business results.

The full list of this year's LearningElite can be found here: http://www.clomedia.com/learning-elite-finalists

Training Magazine's Training Top 125

More than 50 percent of the companies in Training Magazine's 2014 Training Top 125 are Skillsoft customers, showcasing the company's leadership in driving employee development for its users. The organizations were recognized for their innovative and successful learning and development programs and practices.

The full list of winners can be found here: http://www.trainingmag.com/training-magazine-ranks-2014-top-125-organizations

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, flexible delivery platforms 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 6,000 customers and more than 19,000,000 learners around the world. Skillsoft is on the web at www.Skillsoft.com.

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