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Skillsoft Announces New Cisco Certification Content

Resources support change in major certification for networking industry

NASHUA, N.H.--()--Skillsoft is pleased to be among the first learning providers to introduce resources to support recently-announced revisions to the Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Routing and Switching certification, a highly-coveted IT certification from a worldwide leader in networking.

As a Cisco Learning Partner, Skillsoft was able to begin its development of this new content in advance of the public release of the CCNP Routing and Switching revisions and quickly bring to market certification-aligned training content that will aid networking professionals in learning the new technologies and assisting those who wish to pursue the new certification.

Skillsoft is supporting CCNP Routing and Switching v2.0 by releasing content that includes nearly 1000 new IT videos for learning and performance support, formal courses and new Live Learning courses, complimented by its highly-credentialed Cisco mentoring team. Skillsoft's new content is authorized by Cisco and will feature globally recognized Cisco experts, including leading Skillsoft CCIE professionals Kevin Wallace (CCIE #7945), Dan Young (CCIE #11322) and Raymond Lacoste.

The collaboration with Cisco is part of Skillsoft's mission to provide cost-effective solutions for IT departments to stay on top of new certifications and technologies necessary to perform IT job functions. Skillsoft currently supports more than 100 professional IT certification exams from leading software, hardware, networking and web service companies and professional organizations.

"The CCNP Routing and Switching certification is a highly-regarded distinction in the networking and telecommunications community," said Tim Hildreth, Vice President, Product Management, Skillsoft. "Being able to provide professionals with the learning and development tools needed to quickly master these new skills and materials is a requirement for our customers. We are proud that our close collaboration with Cisco has enabled us to have content ready for those learners who want to get quickly up to speed."

For more information on Skillsoft Cisco CCNP experts, visit: http://www.skillsoft.com/assets/offers/Skillsoft_Cisco_instructor_bios.pdf

For more information on Skillsoft's certification solutions visit: http://www.skillsoft.com/business-solutions/it-certification.asp

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.

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