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Global Knowledge Wins Cisco Geographical Region Awards for Learning Partner of the Year at Cisco Partner Summit 2013


Cairo (Egypt) - 12 June 2013 - Global Knowledge announced today that it is the recipient of Cisco Partner Summit Geographical Region awards for Learning Partner of the Year. Cisco unveiled the winners during its annual partner conference that took place last week in Boston (United States).

The Cisco Partner Summit Geographical Region award recognizes exemplary partners who demonstrate best-in-class business practices and serve as a model to the industry within their respective region.

"Cisco values the efforts and contributions of its partners, and it is an honor to recognize Global Knowledge as a Cisco Partner Summit Geographical Region award winner," said Milo Schacher, vice president, EMEAR Partner Organization at Cisco. "The Learning Partner of the Year Awards presented to Global Knowledge recognizes its stellar performance and extensive expertise as a Cisco partner in the EMEAR- and Emerging Markets - region."

"We are very proud and honored to be named Cisco's Learning Partner of the Year in both EMEAR and Emerging Markets", said Richard Pryor-Jones, Global Knowledge's President EMEA. "During the past seven years we have consistently earned recognition from Cisco, which is a reflection of our enduring commitment to deliver on a worldwide scale superior Cisco skills training and certification preparation, exceptional Partner Enablement Programs, an extensive curriculum, a wide variety of delivery methods, hands-on labs and experienced instructors."

Cisco Partner Summit Geographical Region awards reflect the top-performing partners within specific technology markets across several geographical regions. All award recipients are selected by a group of Cisco Worldwide Partner Organization and regional executives.

About Global Knowledge

Global Knowledge is the worldwide leader in IT and business skills training, with more than 1,200 courses that span foundational and specialized training and certifications. Our core training is focused on Cisco, Microsoft, 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 (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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