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TMCNet:  Skillsoft to Help IEEE Computer Society Deliver Technology Training Resources to Global Audience of Computing Professionals

[January 23, 2013]

Skillsoft to Help IEEE Computer Society Deliver Technology Training Resources to Global Audience of Computing Professionals

NASHUA, N.H. & LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. --(Business Wire)--

Skillsoft today announced a new agreement with the IEEE Computer Society to deliver technology learning content to a global workforce of professionals and leaders in the field. IEEE (News - Alert) Computer Society will offer 16 of Skillsoft's KnowledgeCenter learning portals, which include materials from the Skillsoft Books24x7 online book collection, to its members to help them develop skills and knowledge around a broad scope of technology topics as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Resources available to IEEE Computer Society members include online courses, books, videos, simulations, practice certification exams, mentoring services and more. Content covers a wide range of technology topics, including cloud computing, security, coding, operating systems and many others. Skillsoft provides cloud-based learning solutions for its customers worldwide, ranging from global enterprises, government and education to mid-sized and small businesses.

"We are dedicated to providing our members with the most up-to-date and advanced information on the more important technologies and trends of the global computing industry. Our arrangement with Skillsoft allows us to deliver content that is organized and targeted to ensure the best learning outcomes," said Violet Doan, director of membership, IEEE Computer Society. "As the largest IEEE society and world's leading computing membership organization, giving our members access to the most relevant and structured content is imperative. We're excited to add Skillsoft to our collection of member benefits."

"IEEE Computer Society's vision and enthusiasm for learning positively impacts the entire industry. With technology evolving so quickly, it is essential that computing and technology professionals have access to educational content that covers a wide variety of topics and is available to them through rich and varied learning techniques and channels," said John Ambrose, senior vice president, strategy, corporate development and emerging business, Skillsoft. "We are thrilled to work with IEEE Computer Society and further help computing professionals develop in their careers."

Skillsoft's KnowledgeCenter portals are designed to provide learners with targeted content on a specific topic to help build knowledge quickly and efficiently. Users can locate essential topic-oriented content fast and easily, which allows them to apply that knowledge to their jobs as soon as possible. Skillsoft's Books24x7 collections include the full text of thousands of leading professional books from the industry's top authors and publishers as well as concise summaries of leading business books, live and on-demand videos, best practices and analyst reports. Content covers hundreds of technology topics, including desktop applications, databases, hardware, graphic design, operating systems, programming languages, security and many more.

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To learn more about IEEE Computer Society member benefits, please visit http://www.computer.org/membership.

For more information on Skillsoft's partnership programs, please visit http://www.skillsoft.com/about/partners/default.asp.

About Skillsoft

Skillsoft is a pioneer in the field of learning with a long history of innovation. Skillsoft provides cloud-based learning solutions for its customers worldwide, ranging from global enterprises, government, and education to mid-sized and small businesses. Skillsoft's customer support teams draw on a wealth of in-house experience and a comprehensive learning e-library to develop off-the-shelf and custom learning programs tailored to cost-effectively meet customer needs. Skillsoft's courses, books and videos have been developed by industry-leading learning experts to ensure that they maximize business skills, performance, and talent development.

Skillsoft currently serves over 5,000 customers and more than 13,000,000 learners around the world. Skillsoft is on the web at www.Skillsoft.com.

Skillsoft courseware content described herein is for information purposes only and is subject to change without notice. Skillsoft has no obligation or commitment to develop or deliver any future release, upgrade, feature, enhancement or function described in this press release except as specifically set forth in a written agreement.

Skillsoft, the Skillsoft logo, Skillport, Search & Learn, SkillChoice, Books24x7, ITPro, BusinessPro, OfficeEssentials, GovEssentials, EngineeringPro, FinancePro, AnalystPerspectives, ExecSummaries, ExecBlueprints, Express Guide, Dialogue, Quickskill and inGenius are trademarks or registered trademarks of Skillsoft Ireland Limited in the United States and certain other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

About the IEEE Computer Society

IEEE Computer Society is the world's leading computing membership organization and the trusted information and career-development source for a global workforce of technology leaders, including: professors, researchers, software engineers, IT professionals, employers, and students. The unmatched source for technology information, inspiration, and collaboration, IEEE Computer Society offers members high-quality, state-of-the-art information and resources. Computer Society provides a wide range of forums for top minds to come together, including technical conferences, publications, and a comprehensive digital library, unique training webinars, professional training, and a TechLeader Training Partner Program to help organizations increase their staff's technical knowledge and expertise. To find out more about the community for technology leaders, visit www.computer.org.


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