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SkillSoft Receives Industry Accolades for its Learning and Training Solutions

Top Industry Organizations Recognize SkillSoft's e-Learning and Performance Support Solutions

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, has recently garnered recognition from various learning and training organizations for its solutions. In the past few months, SkillSoft has received awards from four different organizations for its e-learning and performance support solutions, including CLO Magazine, Military Training Technology Magazine (MT2), TrainingIndustry.com and Elearning! magazine.

"We are very proud to be honored by such leading industry organizations," said John Ambrose, senior vice president, strategy, corporate development and emerging business, SkillSoft. "SkillSoft is committed to delivering high-quality, innovative solutions to our customers and this industry recognition confirms that our solutions are the most comprehensive, effective collection of workforce development assets in the industry. We will continue to focus on providing the best e-learning solutions and plan for future developments in the e-learning industry."

CLO Magazine recently awarded SkillSoft with a Bronze in the learning management solution (LMS) category of the CLO Magazine Learning in Practice Awards 2011. This is the first time SkillSoft has won this award. The Learning in Practice awards were established to recognize transformational and visionary leaders in enterprise education. A record number of top learning executives and solution providers were nominated by their peers. The winners are the industry leaders who truly champion innovation and transform it into learning and value for their organizations.

In September 2011, SkillSoft was recognized as one of the Top Military Simulation and Training companies by Military Training Technology Magazine (MT2). The list recognizes the companies that have made the most significant contributions to the training community with their products and services. This is the fourth time in five years SkillSoft have been selected for its successful and long-standing partnership with the Armed Forces. SkillSoft's e-learning courseware, reference and performance support content is currently used by every branch of the Armed Forces as well as many Department of Defense (DoD) agencies to meet key information technology, leadership, and general competency development requirements.

SkillSoft was also selected by TrainingIndustry.com for its 2011 Top 20 Learning Portal Companies list. SkillSoft was selected because of its new and innovative service offerings, unique approach to delivering learning solutions and commitment to improving learning through technology.

In addition, Elearning! magazine recognized SkillSoft with two distinguished awards based on reader votes. Named the ‘Best IT Content' provider for its expansive SkillChoice IT offering, SkillSoft was also recognized as a top provider in the ‘Best Social Learning Tool' category for inGenius.

SkillSoft received Awards of Excellence in five categories, more than any other vendor, affirming SkillSoft as an industry leader that understands the learning challenges confronting organizations today while providing top-rated solutions to meet these needs. Categories in which SkillSoft was honored include:

The 2011 awards mark the seventh consecutive year that SkillSoft has been named a Best of Elearning! Award honoree. Additionally, SkillSoft is being recognized for the fourth year in a row as an honoree in the ‘Best IT Content' category.

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 30,000 digitized IT and business books, as well as book summaries and executive reports. Technology offerings include the SkillPort(R) learning management system, Search & Learn(R), SkillSoft(R) Dialogue(TM) virtual classroom, and inGenius(R).

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 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, countries.

About Elearning! Media Group

Elearning! Media Group is owned by B2B Media Company LLC. Elearning! Media Group consists of 13 media products: Elearning! magazine, Government Elearning! magazine, e-magazines, e-mail newsletters, Alerts, Web sites, Enterprise Learning! Summit, Expo & Conference. Elearning! Media Group serves the $160 billion enterprise and government learning markets. In combination, these brands reach more than 2 million executives, practitioners and professionals — all evaluating, deploying or implementing learning and workplace technologies across their organizations each year. To learn more, visit www.2elearning.com and www.gov.2elearning.com.

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