Global Knowledge Launches Training to Support Microsoft Technology Associate Certifications

  Global Knowledge Launches Training to Support Microsoft Technology Associate
  Certifications

Business Wire

TORONTO -- January 22, 2013

Global Knowledge, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner for Learning Solutions,
today announced the availability of three new courses supporting the Microsoft
Technology Associate (MTA) certification program. Covering networking,
security, and software development, each three-day course prepares students
for a single MTA certification exam:

  *Students in MTA: Networking Fundamentals will gain a working knowledge of
    networking terminology, hardware, and protocols while preparing for Exam
    98-366.

  *In MTA: Security Fundamentals, students will prepare for Exam 98-367 and
    gain an understanding of the core enterprise security technologies and
    principles.

  *While preparing for Exam 98-361, students in MTA: Software Development
    Fundamentals will learn how desktop and web applications are developed and
    the programming logic behind them.

Previously available only to the academic market, the popular MTA
certification program provides essential technology training on IT
infrastructure, database design, and software development to those just
starting a career in IT or those who want to enhance their understanding of IT
fundamentals.

“As we head into a new year, we and our Learning Partners are excited to bring
MTA to the market. MTA is a great onramp for those entering the technology
workforce as well as for business professionals who want to differentiate
themselves, contribute to business and technology decisions in a more
meaningful way, and raise their value within their current organization,”
commented Don Field, Senior Director, Microsoft Learning.

"Cloud computing is definitely changing job roles within organizations, and
business and IT professionals now require more knowledge of the underlying
technology that runs their businesses,” explained Michael Fox, Global
Knowledge Senior Vice President, Enterprise Solutions and Product Management.
“We have found that the MTA certification program provides that foundational
IT knowledge that will help individuals and organizations broaden their skills
base and successfully transition to the cloud.”

The new MTA training courses from Global Knowledge are available in
classrooms, live over the Internet in virtual classrooms, 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 www.globalknowledge.ca.

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:

Global Knowledge Canada
Marnee Bruno, 416-964-8688 x2220
Director, Marketing
marnee.bruno@globalknowledge.com
 
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