As a part of the deal, Global Knowledge, an international provider of IT
education, will manage the Cabletron Technical Certification Program in 11
regional countries including Australia, the ASEAN nations, Greater China, India
“With our phenomenal growth in the region we needed to improve the
geographical coverage of our training services,” said Gary Workman,
president of Cabletron Asia Pacific.
“Global Knowledge is a world leader in technology training and it’s a
pleasure to have them as our training partner,” added Workman. “I am confident
that our customers and channel partners will reap the benefits of intensive
hands-on, practical training delivered by professionals with unique
knowledge of the environment in which they operate.”
According to Cabletron, the certificate program will be taught in a production
network environment that is designed to help students deal with field-related
issues of installation, configuration, design and problem resolution.
Program courses are categorized into two areas, Internetworking
technologies and network management, including product specialist courses (CS)
and a systems engineering certification course (CSE).
“Cabletron’s CS and CSE programs have long been recognized for the
quality of their graduates,” said Robin Tan, vice president of Global Knowledge
Network, Asia Pacific. “Our training specialists and region-wide classroom
and examination facilities will enable Cabletron to deliver this program
to more customers and channel partners, raising the level of expertise in
Global knowledge has 21 subsidiaries worldwide and over 50 fixed training
locations, conducting courses for Bay Networks, Cisco Systems, Microsoft,
Digital, Lotus, Novell, Oracle, Intel and other major IT giants.