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VMware awards Global Knowledge Premier VATC status as part of their VATC 2.0 Programme

Cairo (Egypt) - November 11, 2013

Global Knowledge, worldwide leader in IT and business skills training, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the accolade of Premier VATC  status by VMware in the United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Belgium, Norway, France, Spain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. The VMware Premier VATC status is recognised worldwide as the highest level of partnership for authorised VMware training providers.

VMware, market leader in high-performing and scalable virtualisation platforms, selected their Premier VMware Authorised Training Centre Partners following a rigorous selection process, to deliver the highest quality authorised VMware technical training to customers and channel partners.

"We are honoured that VMware awarded us Premier VATC status", said Linda Smith, EMEA VMware Business Development Manager for Global Knowledge. "This rewards the investment that Global Knowledge has made in developing a strategic partnership with VMware and our continuous development in the region that covers Europe, The Middle East and Africa. It also speaks to our commitment to providing the very best authorised VMware training solutions that help enable virtualisation and cloud infrastructure in organisations worldwide."

Global Knowledge, multiple recipient of the VMware Global Education Partner of the Year Partner Award, offers a broad, stable instructor-led schedule in the EMEA-region, supported by their innovative and unique learning delivery methods, such as V&C Select™ and Class Connect-HD™.

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 specialised 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 centres, private facilities, and the internet, enabling our customers to choose when, where, and how they want to receive training programmes 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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Contact - EMEA

Rene van der Zeeuw
European Marketing Manager
+31 (0)30 60 89 460