BEIJING, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Ambow Education Holding, Ltd. (NYSE: AMBO) announced today the launch of Cisco unified networking and Apple authorized training facilities on its Dalian career enhancement campus. This is another example of Ambow's strategy of integrating world class information technology (IT) resources with its IT training and education expertise to help university graduates and professionals attain better careers.
Ambow's career enhancement center in Dalian has the capacity to serve up to 5,000 students. It is currently focused on IT career enhancement services and software outsourcing training.
Ambow's joint efforts with Cisco and Apple will improve the quality of regional IT education. It will also enable Ambow to meet increasing demand for higher level IT talents as China moves from a labor intensive to a technology driven economy.
Cisco Unified Networking Lab is one of the most advanced training facilities in China. It is equipped with a comprehensive array of Cisco router, switch, security, voice, wireless and Tele-Presence equipment. It enables hands-on training for a variety of Cisco certificate programs such as CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional), CCSP (Cisco Certified Security Professional), CCVP (Cisco Certified Voice Professional) and CCIE (Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert). The lab's advanced networking platforms also allow Ambow to offer enterprise-grade training programs tailored to meet corporate needs.
Apple Authorized Training Center offers an open environment providing training in mobile application development, graphic design and video production. The facility consists of 5 different labs: iPhone/iPad development, video production standard, video production pro, Apple motion graphics and Apple servers. The facility is equipped with a total of about 300 Apple computers, 100 video production workstations and related development applications. It enables students to gain practical experience while training for a wide variety of Apple certifications.
These two facilities fully demonstrate Ambow's leadership, commitment to and capability in career enhancement training.
About Ambow Education Holding Ltd.
Ambow Education Holding Ltd. (NYSE: AMBO) is a leading national provider of educational and career enhancement services in China, offering high-quality, individualized services and products. Ambow has two business divisions: "Better Schools," which includes K-12 schools and tutoring centers; and "Better Jobs," which includes colleges and career enhancement centers.
With its extensive network of regional service hubs complemented by a dynamic proprietary learning platform and distributors, Ambow provides its services and products to students in 30 out of the 31 provinces and autonomous regions within China.
Forward Looking Statements
Some of the statements in this press release, including without limitation, the statements regarding the result of launching the new facilities at the Dalian base, and the ability to improve the quality of IT education in Dalian, are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Investors are cautioned that actual events and results could differ materially from these statements as a result of a variety of factors, including any changes in government policies, laws and regulations, competition and economic conditions. Investors also should consider the information contained in Ambow's filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission from time to time. Other unknown or unpredictable factors also could cause actual events and results to differ materially. In light of these risks, uncertainties and factors, you are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. Ambow disclaims any obligation to update information contained in forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
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