Global Knowledge Named Americas Training (VATC) Partner of the Year at VMware Partner Exchange 2013

  Global Knowledge Named Americas Training (VATC) Partner of the Year at
  VMware Partner Exchange 2013

             Global Knowledge Wins Top Honors Four Years in a Row

Business Wire

CARY, N.C. -- March 13, 2013

Global Knowledge today announced that it has been named the Americas recipient
of a VMware Partner Network Award in the Training (VATC) Partner of the Year
category. The award was presented at VMware Partner Exchange 2013, VMware’s
annual partner event, on February 26 in Las Vegas.

“We are pleased to recognize the achievements made in 2012 by members of the
VMware partner ecosystem,” said Colleen Kapase, senior director, Partner
Readiness. “VMware Partner Exchange is dedicated to educating and equipping
our partner ecosystem with the resources and insights they need to help
deliver first class solutions for the software-defined datacenter in the
coming year. We congratulate Global Knowledge on winning a VMware Partner
Network Award and we look forward to our mutual success in 2013.”

“We are honored to be selected as the top Americas training partner by VMware
for anunprecedented fourth consecutive year,” said Brian K. Branson, Global
Knowledgepresident and CEO."Receiving a top award every year since becoming
a VMware partner speaks to our commitment to providing the highest-quality
authorized VMware training solutions that help enable virtualization and cloud
infrastructure in organizations worldwide."

Partner recipients of a VMware Partner Network Award in the Americas were
acknowledged by VMware in 17 categories for their excellence in performance
and distinctive achievements during 2012:

  *Cloud Infrastructure as a Service Competency Partner of the Year
  *Management Competency Partner of Year
  *SMB Partner of the Year
  *Solution Provider of the Year
  *Public Sector Partner of the Year
  *Infrastructure Virtualization Competency Partner of the Year
  *Business Continuity Competency Partner of the Year
  *Desktop Competency Partner of the Year
  *Renewals Partner of the Year
  *Training (VATC) Partner of the Year
  *Distributor of the Year
  *Emerging Markets Partner of the Year
  *VMware vFabric™ Competency Partner of the Year
  *VMware Service Provider Program (VSPP) Partner of the Year
  *Consulting and Integration Partner of the Year
  *Virtualization of Business Critical Applications Competency Partner of the
    Year
  *Partner Executive MVP

About VMware Partner Exchange 2013
VMware Partner Exchange 2013 is the leading global event for virtualization
and cloud partners, bringing thousands of members from the VMware partner
ecosystem together to discuss the future of the industry. With more than 200
sessions, including boot camps, breakouts, and workshops, as wellas an
extensive exhibitor pavilion, partners gain valuable insight on how to
leverage new technologies to deliver the software-defined datacenter to
customers. To learn more about VMware Partner Exchange,
visitwww.vmwarepartnerexchange.com.

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.com.

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word “partner” or “partnership” does not imply a legal partnership
relationship between VMware and any other company.

Contact:

Global Knowledge
Leah Kirby, 919-460-3265
newsroom.nam@globalknowledge.com