|[January 22, 2013]
Global Knowledge Launches Training to Support Microsoft Technology Associate Certifications
CARY, N.C. --(Business Wire)--
Knowledge, a Microsoft (News - Alert) 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
Students in MTA:
Networking Fundamentals will gain a working knowledge
of networking terminology, hardware, and protocols while preparing for
Security Fundamentals, students will prepare for Exam
98-367 and gain an understanding of the core enterprise security
technologies and principles.
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 (News - Alert) 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
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.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 (News - Alert), 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
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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