Microsoft Selects NetCom Learning as Top U.S. finalist for Learning Partner of the Year awards as Best and Brightest Companies in the Microsoft Ecosystem

NetCom Learning is top US company finalist for Learning Partner of the Year Award

May 29, 2013, 10:09 ET from NetCom Learning

NEW YORK, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The word is out and Microsoft Corporation has named the finalists for the 2013 Partner of the Year awards and NetCom Learning has been named the top U.S. learning organizations in the competition among more than 3,000 entrees from more than 100 countries. NetCom Learning was chosen as the top U.S. company finalist for the versatility of training options it provides to its customers including standard training, intensive boot camps, accelerated training and custom training. In addition, Microsoft found that NetCom Learning's coursework helped to emphasize the importance of certification in the workplace and was able to generate impressive demand specifically for training in Dynamics AX, Lync Server and the Microsoft Office suites. NetCom Learning does not just supply information technology training; it provides a suite of training solutions based on customer needs. The multi option training solutions allows individuals to train in the setting that works for them and gain the certifications they need to do their jobs and advance their careers.


Microsoft awards the Partner of the Year awards on an annual basis. Finalists are chosen with the criteria of providing the best in innovative solutions in learning that meets customer needs based on Microsoft technology. The awards will be presented at the upcoming 2013 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference for industry partners, which will be held in Houston, Texas from July 7 – 11, 2013.

"We are indeed honored to again be singled out from hundreds of companies worldwide to be finalist for the Microsoft Learning Partner of the Year," said Russell Sarder, CEO of NetCom Learning. "I believe our mission to promote lifelong learning is what drives us to provide the best in multi option learning solutions for our customers in Microsoft products and our other nineteen vendors. We are committed to being the most trusted name in both business and IT training, offering the highest quality learning services," said Sarder.

The corporation awards awards in 44 different categories including innovation, to content, to communication, project management, marketing, distribution, hosting, hardware, software, licensing, sales and learning. According to Jon Roskill, corporate vice president for Worldwide Partner Group, Microsoft, "The 2013 Partner of the Year Award winners and finalists represent some of the best and brightest our ecosystem has to offer. We applaud each of our partners for demonstrating exceptional dedication in working to solve the most pressing technology challenges facing our mutual customers today."

NetCom Learning's relationship with Microsoft
NetCom Learning has been a learning partner for Microsoft since 1999. NetCom Learning offers training courses in more than 20 Microsoft technologies and products leading to Microsoft IT certifications. These courses have provided information technology professionals with the knowledge and professional certifications they needed to do their jobs, find new jobs and be take on new responsibilities.  Complimentary webinars and seminars on Microsoft technologies are held on a regular basis providing complimentary learning opportunities given by top educators. In recognition of NetCom Learning's superior training efforts, in 2007 Microsoft chose NetCom Learning as their Worldwide Training Partner of the Year based on its unparalleled use of dedicated Microsoft technologies to provide customers with exemplary training services and state-of-the-art learning facilities.

What's New in Microsoft Technologies Seminars
In recent months, NetCom Learning has been sponsoring all day events as part of the the Microsoft Technologies Launch Event Series in prime locations across the country to introduce new Microsoft technologies, applications and enhanced software. These seminars for forward thinking senior management and IT professionals provided needed information Microsoft's new "era of productivity" product launches. Featuring seminars on such subjects as Windows Server 2012, SharePoint 2012, How to Stay Current with the Cloud, Microsoft Gadgets, and Windows 8, the presentations have been both well attended and reviewed. Presentations were provided by NetCom Learning instructors, and Microsoft personnel.  Microsoft's new product enhancements and launches are aimed at providing companies with products they can use to improve communication and provide new and enhanced capabilities to drive company innovation and increase work efficiency.  The seminars provided information on how best to utilize the new communication and technological tools offered by Microsoft.

The informational seminars drew hundreds of attendees such as CEO's and senior management from organizations and the government, and IT professionals from a variety of settings. Attendees were thrilled with the NetCom Learning sponsored events stating providing such responses as "I am really enjoying this session, being a lifelong learner, it is true to my heart, while others noted that the sessions were inspirational, and that they were learning so much that is relevant which is so important as technology moves so fast." Videos of the What's New in Microsoft Technologies seminars were also made available on the NetCom Learning website. More complimentary seminars are planned for the West Coast in the future.

Love of Learning Program
When signing up for a NetCom Learning course you are improving your marketability as an information technology professional and adding skills levels that will help you do your job. In addition, every paid registration is also helping out children around the world. Love of Learning is a partnership between NetCom Learning and BRAC USA, a nonprofit development organization to provide education for children in disadvantaged areas. For each registration, NetCom Leaning pays for an entire year of primary educational schooling for a child.

For more information on courses offered by NetCom Learning in Microsoft technologies or other training courses visit

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 Companies by 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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