Calgary, Alberta – June 28, 2011 – Hatsize, the leading cloud automation software provider of hands-on demos and training, today announced a strategic partnership with Certification Partners, the leading provider of vendor-neutral Web technology education and certification, to help deliver industry-validated IT training courses and certifications through high schools, online universities, training companies and industry associations via the Hatsize Cloud.
Under this partnership, Certification Partners can now offer the Hatsize Cloud-Based Training Solution to deliver its CIW (Certified Internet Web Professional®) program to students and Web professionals anywhere in the world. Hatsize will provide cloud-computing services for hands-on skills and certification training in CIW topics such as Web technology foundations, Web design, e-commerce and more.
“By combining Certification Partners’ CIW-branded IT education and certification programs with Hatsize’s Cloud-Based Training Solution, we are better prepared than ever to help today’s global students become more adept, productive professionals,” said Todd Hopkins, Certification Partners’ Vice President of Publishing. “Together, we can take professional training and certification to a whole new level of excellence for our customers.”
“Our joint solution with Certification Partners solves one of the biggest challenges in the education market today, which is delivering training cost-effectively while improving training effectiveness and certifying actual expertise.” said Sue Miller, Hatsize CEO. “Together, we will help organizations provide world-class education and certification services that ensure professionals are able to succeed in the real world.”
The Hatsize Cloud provides a virtual software environment where students can complete CIW courseware labs, thus they can get hands-on training and practice their skills any time, from any location. Students will also gain firsthand experience with a very current, relevant technology concept taught in the CIW courseware: cloud-based computing. As Hopkins stated, “Putting knowledge into practice is another goal of good education that this partnership will achieve.”
Hatsize is a leading cloud-automation software company that has provided over 2 million hours of cloud-enabled demo and training sessions for the world’s most successful technology companies, including IBM, Juniper, Sun Microsystems and Symantec.
About Certification Partners
Certification Partners delivers industry-leading IT learning and certification content and solutions to provide a wide variety of professional development services to higher-education institutions, corporations, associations, government agencies and non-profit organizations. It develops and customizes educational materials and curricula to help schools and training providers meet desired delivery goals, mandatory compliance targets and employer-required skills objectives. Certification Partners has more than 140,000 alumni globally who have succeeded with its three proprietary credentials in IT and convergence technology skills: CIW (Certified Internet Web Professional), CTP+(Convergence Technologies Professional) and CCNT (Certified in Convergent Network Technologies).
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