Global Knowledge Wins Learning Competency Partner of the Year in the 2012 Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards Microsoft Canada Inc. recognizes achievements of leading Canadian technology partners. Business Wire TORONTO -- November 15, 2012 Global Knowledge announced today that it has been selected as the winner in the Learning Competency Partner of the Year category at the 2012 Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards. The tenth annual IMPACT Awards recognize excellence within the Microsoft technology partner community in Canada. The winners were announced at an awards ceremony held at the Four Seasons Hotel, located in Yorkville, Toronto on November 13, 2012. “As recognized at the annual IMPACT Awards, there is tremendous momentum in our Partner Community because stronger customer relationships are being built,” said Mark Dodds, Vice-President of Small Business, Midmarket Solutions & Partners, Microsoft Canada Inc. “Technology Partners like Global Knowledge are always finding new and exciting ways to develop and deliver innovative technology solutions, making them true leaders in their respective fields.” Global Knowledge was chosen as the winner in the Learning Competency Partner of the Year category for bringing the Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) academic program to the commercial market. “We are pleased to receive this recognition for Global Knowledge for helping Microsoft launch the MTA commercial program in Canada. MTA opens up many new learning possibilities for business and technical professionals who are looking to broaden their foundational knowledge in IT,” says James Nash, Sr. Director, Business Services, Global Knowledge Canada. He added, “Cloud computing and big data are changing roles within organizations, and business and IT professionals now require more cross-training in technology. The MTA courses offer the foundational IT knowledge that many experienced employees will need to succeed in these changing environments.” For more information on the winning solutions at the 2012 IMPACT Awards, please visit www.microsoft.ca/awards. About the Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards In 2003, Microsoft Canada Inc. launched the IMPACT Awards, a program to recognize the numerous achievements within its technology Partner community. This year, Microsoft celebrates the tenth anniversary of the program with 25 award categories designed to recognize innovation across Microsoft Partner Network Competencies, Emerging Technologies, and Marketing, Relationships & Partnering Excellence. The IMPACT Awards are open to Active Canadian members of the Microsoft Partner Network. For a list of all 2012 finalists, and more information on the Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards, please visit http://www.microsoft.ca/IMPACT. About Global Knowledge Global Knowledge is the worldwide leader in IT and business skills training, with more than 1,500 courses that span foundational and specialized training and certifications. Our core training is focused on Cisco, Microsoft, Avaya, VMware, Red Hat, business process improvement, and leadership development. We deliver via training centers, private facilities, and the Internet, enabling our customers to choose when, where, and how they want to receive training programs and learning services. Founded in 1995, Global Knowledge employs more than 1,300 people worldwide and is headquartered in Cary, NC. The company is owned by New York-based investment firm MidOcean Partners. Learn more at www.globalknowledge.ca. Contact: For more information, press only, please contact: Shaun Jackson Director, Marketing, Global Knowledge Canada 416-964-8688 x2220 firstname.lastname@example.org or For more information on Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards only, please contact: John Clute High Road Communications email@example.com
Global Knowledge Wins Learning Competency Partner of the Year in the 2012 Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards
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