|[June 25, 2014]
Global Knowledge Expands Networking Curriculum to Include SDN
TORONTO --(Business Wire)--
Knowledge, the world's leading IT and business skills training
provider, is pleased to announce the launch of two new, exclusive
courses about Software-Defined
Networking (SDN). The addition of learning solutions around the next
evolution of the networking and cloud landscape provides students with a
fundamental understanding of the complexities of SDN, implications for
business practices and efficiencies that will drive IT job role changes.
Developed to explore the advantages of SDN and provide context for the
strategic planning for multi-departmental interdependencies and impacts
that organizations must prepare for, these SDN courses will round out
foundational networking and virtualization training. Global Knowledge (News - Alert)
meticulously designed courses that explain SDN's role in the networking
environment, including SDN's relationship with the cloud for seamless
provisioning and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) for automated
load balancing - and realizing the potential benefits. New SDN training
also includes a planning workshop that helps students explore the vendor
solutions for SDN.
"We work with organizations across various disciplines and industries,
as well as professionals with roles that span the breadth and depth of
their companies. Similar to the transformative nature of cloud and
practice changes alignedto security and privacy requirements, SDN is a
game changer," said Michael Fox, SVP, Enterprise Solutions for Global
Knowledge. "We understand that this will revolutionize the way that
businesses provision networking, compute and storage resources, how they
shape teams and what skills they recruit and develop. Empowering
organizations to appropriately plan for this technology so they can
truly benefit from the efficiencies of increased automation and
maximized flexibility in hardware provisioning is something we take
great pride in. We want to help our customers be proactive and
facilitate the growth that can be a competitive advantage for them."
New Global Knowledge SDN courses include:
Essentials: The Future of Networking that enables students to
discover what SDN is and how it changes network services, applications
and roles within an organization.
Planning Workshop: Demystifying Vendor Solutions that provides
students with the tools and techniques to discern vendor solutions and
to begin creating an SDN strategy.
As with much of the company's expansive catalog, these exclusive Global
Knowledge SDN courses are delivered by expert instructors with
real-world applicable experience. SDN courses are offered in the
learner's choice of classroom or virtual instructor led training, as
well as via private group professional development that can be delivered
onsite at the customer organization. Global Knowledge's learning support
services can also assist organizations with developing tailored training
and career-pathing solutions aligned with recruiting, professional
development and retention, capital expenditure and growth objectives.
About Global Knowledge
Global Knowledge is the world's leading IT and business skills training
provider. Offering the most relevant and timely content delivered by the
best instructors, we provide customers around the world with their
choice of convenient class times, delivery methods and formats to
accelerate their success. Our business skills solutions teach essential
communications skills, business analysis, project management, ITIL
service management, process improvement and leadership development. With
thousands of courses spanning from foundational training to specialized
certifications, our core IT training is focused on technology partners
such as Amazon Web Services (News - Alert), Cisco, Citrix, IBM, Juniper, Microsoft, Red
Hat and VMware. We offer comprehensive professional development for
technologies like big data, cloud, cybersecurity and networking.
Founded in 1995, Global Knowledge employs more than 1,300 people
worldwide and is headquartered in Cary, N.C. The company is owned by New
York-based investment firm MidOcean Partners. Learn more at www.globalknowledge.ca.
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