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Global Knowledge UK Receives EMEA Region Training Partner of the Year Award at VMware Partner Exchange 2014

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Cairo (Egypt) - 13 February 2014 - Global Knowledge UK today announced that it has received the EMEA Region VMware Partner Network Award in the Training Partner of the Year category.  Global Knowledge UK was recognized at VMware Partner Exchange 2014, VMware's annual partner event, held in San Francisco.

"We are pleased to acknowledge the achievements made in 2013 by our partners within the region," said Andy Hunt, Vice President, EMEA Partners and General Business, VMware. "VMware is dedicated to educating and equipping our partners with the resources they need to master the new reality of the software defined enterprise that enables more agile delivery of IT services - for organizations of all sizes. We congratulate Global Knowledge on winning a VMware Partner Network Award and look forward to our continued mutual success in 2014."

"We are delighted to have been awarded Region Training Partner of the Year in Europe, the Middle East and Africa by VMware," said Allan Pettman, Global Knowledge's Managing Director in the United Kingdom. "Receiving this top award is testament to our relationship with VMware and the continued investment in new tools and delivery methods to offer quality and flexible authorized VMware training solutions to our customers."

EMEA region recipients of a VMware Partner Network Award were acknowledged in 11 categories for their excellence in performance and distinctive achievements during 2013. Categories included:

  • Distributor Partner of the Year
  • End User Computing Partner of the Year
  • Emerging Markets Distributor Partner of the Year
  • Emerging Markets Solution Provider Partner of the Year
  • Enterprise Solution Provider Partner of the Year
  • Renewals Partner of the Year
  • Rising Star Partner of the Year
  • Service Provider Partner of the Year
  • Software Defined Data Center Partner of the Year
  • Solution Provider Partner of the Year
  • Training Partner of the Year

About VMware Partner Exchange 2014

VMware Partner Exchange 2014 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 190 breakout sessions and an exhibitor Solutions Exchange, partners gain valuable insight on how to leverage new technologies to deliver next generation enterprise hybrid cloud solutions to customers. To learn more about VMware Partner Exchange visit
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 VMware, Cisco, Microsoft, Avaya, Red Hat, IBM, 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 (United States) and EMEA headquarters are in London. The company is owned by New York-based investment firm MidOcean Partners. Learn more at

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