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

4 March 2013

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 recognised 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. "This extensive suite of awards truly reflects the depth and breadth of Skillsoft's diverse and innovative platform of learning," said Glenn Nott, Skillsoft Asia Pacific's Vice President and Managing Director. "At Skillsoft, we are thrilled and humbled by the accolades we receive from the several leading industry organisations. Skillsoft is determined to translate that award winning success into the daily value we provide our customers as we assist them to implement dynamic and agile learning."

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 organisation's Top 20 lists. Skillsoft was honoured 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 honoured 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 recognised 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 recognises 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, honours 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

Recognised as an innovator in social learning
Skillsoft's innovations in social learning were recognised by the Chief Learning Officer Learning in Practice Awards, which named Skillsoft a Gold Winner, Excellence in Social Learning. The honour 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 U.S. 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 in the United States.