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Best Virtualization Training Vendor from Redmond Magazine Best Readers Choice Award Goes to NetCom Learning

Best of the Best Readers Choice Awards helps companies make informed decisions on training vendors, software and hardware purchases

NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an annual survey, readers of Redmond Magazine are asked to pick their favorite products in a variety of areas. In this year's survey, readers were not allowed to pick Microsoft platforms in an effort to determine the most popular third party tools in hardware, software and services. In 2013, Redmond readers chose NetCom Learning for the Silver Best of the Best Readers Choice Awards for virtualization training vendor. The Reader's Choice Awards help identify the best products and vendors in the world of information technology so that individuals and companies can make informed decisions when it comes to making purchasing decisions in the areas of information technology training, and software and hardware purchases. NetCom Learning offers a variety of courses in virtualization techniques and applications some of which lead to specific certifications.

"We are very proud at NetCom Learning to have been chosen by information professionals across the country as the recipient of the Silver Award for Best Virtualization Training Vendor," said Russell Sarder, CEO of NetCom Learning.

"To have been chosen by individuals and companies in the field of information technology makes the award that more special. Virtualization is now an essential component of any major company's general IT strategy, and NetCom Learning offers the training required by IT professionals in virtualization," said Sarder.

NetCom Learning is a Gold Microsoft training partner and provides training in several Microsoft Virtualization solutions such as Microsoft Virtual Server which allows IT professionals to create virtual machines on Microsoft operating systems such as Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows Server 2003. Current training classes in Microsoft Virtual Server include intense training boot camps leading to certification exams for MCTS and MCITP for Windows Server 2008 R2, Virtualization. NetCom Learning is also offering individual coursework in Implementing and Managing Microsoft Desktop Virtualization, Implementing and Managing Microsoft Server Virtualization, Planning and Designing Microsoft Virtualization Solutions, and Microsoft SoftGrid Application Virtualization.

Courses are also available for Microsoft Windows Azure Solutions with the Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Training Package. This training package offers an introduction to cloud computing focusing on Microsoft's answer to the cloud Windows Azure. In this course students learn to write, deploy and monitor .NET applications using Azure.  Windows Azure has a virtualization component in the general architecture of the system. Current classes in Windows Azure include a three day course Windows Azure Solutions with Microsoft Visual Studio 2010.

NetCom Learning is also a Citrix Authorized Learning Center. Citrix Xen Server allows for the integration, management and automation of a virtual data center. The Citrix software is considered to be one of the most secure server virtualization platforms available in the information technology industry. NetCom Learning currently offers a variety of training options in Citrix. Some of the Citrix courses available from NetCom Learning include Basic Administration for Citrix NetScaler 9.2, CitrixXenApp 5.0 for Windows Server 2008, CitrixXenApp 6.5 Basic Administration, CitrixXenApp 6.5 Advanced Administration, CitrixXenDesktop 5 Administration, CitrixXenServer 5.6 Administration and CitrixXenServer 6.0 Administration.

VMware is one of the leading providers of business virtualization infrastructure. The software application allows companies to build private clouds and then federate to public clouds. NetCom Learning has the training required for IT professionals to implement and manage VMware applications. Current classes in VMware include an intensive VMware vSphere 5 Boot Camp comprising fifty hours of training. IT professionals can also check out the essentials of VMware in a variety of free upcoming webinars.

NetCom Learning has earned a variety of honors and awards from different organizations. NetCom Learning was chosen as Microsoft's Learning Partner of the Year from a pool of 1400 training companies. The company has also won training awards and recognition from CompTIA, the EC-Council and other vendors. NetCom Learning is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner for Learning Solutions (CPLS). CPLS is the premier training channel and delivery mechanism for Microsoft training content. Microsoft recognized our commitment and ability to deliver high-quality learning services using a consultative engagement model.

NetCom Learning was named to the 2012 Top 20 IT Training Companies by TrainingIndustry.com, Company of the Year Best in Biz Awards 2012, and the American Business Awards for Company on the Year.

NetCom Learning instructors who routinely achieve high ratings from their students possess an average of 16 years of experience and a cumulative average of more than 10,500 years' experience in the field of their expertise. Instructors carry an average instructor evaluation of 8.6 out of 9, one of the highest instructor evaluations in the industry. The high quality of training has resulted in over 1,700 testimonials and a 96% customer satisfaction rate with those customers indicating they would recommend NetCom Learning to others. 

To learn more about NetCom Learning's courses in virtualization visit: http://www.netcomlearning.com/about-us/about-us.html?advid=412

About NetCom Learning

NetCom Learning is an innovative leader in IT, business and executive training to companies, individuals, and government agencies. Since its inception in 1998, NetCom Learning has trained over 80 percent of the Fortune 100, serviced over 45,500 business customers, and advanced the skills of more than 71,000 professionals through hands-on, expert-led training, with the organization maintaining an average instructor evaluation score of 8.6 out of 9. NetCom Learning was recognized by Microsoft Corporation as its Worldwide Training Partner of the Year and named thrice to Inc. Magazine's list of fastest growing private companies in America. The organization was also recently named to the 2012 Top 20 IT Training by TrainingIndustry.com and was named "Company of the Year" by the American Business Awards.

The purpose of NetCom Learning is to promote the values of lifelong learning.

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