Kaplan IT Learning Now Offers Atlantic Link eLearning Solutions as 'Software as a Service'

Oct 12, 2010, 14:00 ET from Kaplan IT Learning

ATLANTA, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaplan IT Learning, a leader in collaborative eLearning solutions, today announced  a new Software as a Service (SaaS)* offering that greatly simplifies the purchase and use of Kaplan's Atlantic Link software, the award-winning rapid eLearning development solution.

The Atlantic Link SaaS model is an internet-based, full-service deployment for Atlantic Link software subscribers. For a low monthly cost, clients will benefit from these enhancements: instantaneous access to a complete eLearning solution; flexibility of configuration; ease of receiving product updates; and access to Atlantic Link software from anywhere in the world.  

"The new Atlantic Link 'Software as a Service' tool is web-based and thus companies and educational institutions of all sizes can now acquire Kaplan IT Learning's eLearning authoring tools without having to make upfront capital expenditures or burden their own in-house IT resources," said Brian Sholly, President, Kaplan IT Learning.

"Atlantic Link software allows subject matter experts and instructional designers to create eLearning collaboratively because it stores course content in a central location for easy development, review, and auditing.  Now with the SaaS deployment model, even more eLearning content contributors can take advantage of the benefits of collaborative content authoring," Sholly added.

Atlantic Link products have been recognized in the learning industry with more than 20 awards. Most recently they won 'Best in Class Technologies' gold awards for "Best Rapid E-Learning Tool' and "Best Authoring Tool" from the LearnX 2010 Awards.  In addition to the new SaaS subscription model, Kaplan IT Learning will continue to offer clients a choice of purchasing licenses and hosted services models for acquiring Atlantic Link products.

*Atlantic Link SaaS availability and pricing may differ outside the United States.

About Kaplan IT Learning

Kaplan IT Learning provides eLearning solutions that enable organizations and individuals to achieve business and career goals.  Kaplan IT Learning is a division of Kaplan, Inc., a global leader in education services and a subsidiary of The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO).  www.kaplanitlearning.com

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