Global Knowledge Launches New Microsoft Boot Camps to Support Tougher Microsoft Certification Requirements

  Global Knowledge Launches New Microsoft Boot Camps to Support Tougher
  Microsoft Certification Requirements

 Training leader adds more skills-building support for students on Microsoft
                              certification path

Business Wire

CARY, N.C. -- December 12, 2012

Global Knowledge, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner for Learning Solutions,
today announced the availability of new and rebuilt Microsoft Boot Camps to
help students navigate Microsoft's reinvented certification program that
includes more rigorous exams and certification requirements.

Global Knowledge revamped its award-winning Microsoft Boot Camps to provide
more hands-on experience and more support outside the classroom. An
accelerated and immersive Microsoft training experience, the Boot Camps enable
students to cover key learning objectives from multiple courses, gaining
much-needed Microsoft skills and expertise in less time.

The new Microsoft Boot Camps include access to a new, exclusive, online study
program that provides:

  *Six months of round-the-clock access to remote, live labs for extensive
    hands-on experience
  *30 days of access to the entire online Microsoft Press library, including
    all Training Kit, Training Guide, and Exam Ref titles
  *30 days of 24/7 access to online certified mentors
  *Access to recorded Power Hours for certification exam Q&A with Global
    Knowledge experts
  *Certification practice exams through Transcender
  *All the exam vouchers required for certification, along with one free
    retake voucher for each exam if needed

“It’s becoming common knowledge in the IT community that Microsoft
considerably raised the bar with their redesigned certification program,”
explained Ben Watson, Microsoft senior product director at Global Knowledge.
“Because we are committed to helping our students gain the skills and
expertise to stay at the forefront of Microsoft's evolving technology, we
responded by raising the intensity of our Boot Camps to ensure that our
students are well prepared for their exams.”

The new Microsoft Boot Camps are available in local classrooms, live over the
Internet, and as private on-site courses that can be tailored to the needs of
a student’s organization. Learn more and explore the extensive catalog of
Microsoft training available from Global Knowledge at

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


Global Knowledge
Nancy Enloe
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