Global Knowledge Named Red Hat Premier Training Partner of the Year for 2012

CARY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global Knowledge, the worldwide leader in IT and business skills training, today announced that it has been named the Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) Premier Training Partner of the Year in North America for 2012.

This marks the fourth year that Global Knowledge has received the prestigious Premier Training Partner of the Year Award in the five years that Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source solutions, has honored partners with awards. The 2012 awards were presented at the Red Hat Partner Conference held recently in Las Vegas.

“Red Hat is very proud to recognize Global Knowledge for winning the FY12 Premier Training Partner of the Year Award for North America,” said Karl Reynolds, Director of Training at Red Hat. “Red Hat's Premier Training Partner Program recognizes those training organizations that sell at the highest level, and Global Knowledge executed impeccably throughout all of FY12.”

“Congratulations to Global Knowledge, and thank you for continuing efforts in serving the Red Hat Training community,” he added.

“We are truly honored to be recognized by a market leader such as Red Hat for our role in offering outstanding skills and certification training on its products and services,” said Michael Fox, Global Knowledge Senior Vice President.

IT professionals may learn about and enroll in Red Hat training courses, along with other IT and business skills and certification courses, at

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

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Source: Global Knowledge