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Nottingham, Notts, United Kingdom, 2010/03/02 - Kaplan IT Learning, a leading provider of technology today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Atlantic Link, a leading provider of collaborative rapid e-learning authoring software.
Kaplan IT Learning, a leading provider of technology solutions enabling organizations to rapidly develop and deploy high quality e-learning and prepare for technology certifications, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Atlantic Link, a leading provider of collaborative rapid e-learning authoring software. The integration of their complementary product portfolio into the Kaplan IT Learning suite of products will allow clients to benefit from an unrivalled range of learning products and solutions.
The acquisition of Atlantic Link (atlanticlinkglobal.com) supports Kaplan IT Learning’s strategy of providing a variety of quality training products, services and solutions across a global market. “We are very excited to join forces with Atlantic Link,” said Brian Sholly, President of Kaplan IT Learning. “This rare opportunity will allow Kaplan to expand our market presence globally and offer a much larger selection of products. Our clients are very interested in creating professional training lessons for soft skills as well as IT application training, so bringing Atlantic Link on board will help meet their needs. Atlantic Link’s products are highly reputable around the world and have won numerous industry awards. We plan to expand this success to further meet the needs of Kaplan’s global customers.”
Mike Alcock, Managing Director of Atlantic Link said “We are delighted to become part of Kaplan IT Learning. With Kaplan’s financial strength and credibility in the training and academic world, our customers and prospects will gain access to a broader range of current and future products and services. Our complementary product suites will offer our customers a complete solution for all of their e-learning needs, with the strength and reassurance of the Kaplan brand behind them.”
The combined portfolio offered by Kaplan IT Learning includes the award winning authoring tool STT Trainer, as well as STT InfoShare, PerformIT and now the Atlantic Link collaborative rapid e-learning product suite. STT Trainer is Kaplan IT Learning's enterprise application training software that helps organizations achieve and maintain high user proficiency across business applications. STT InfoShare is an online learning portal that enables companies to communicate with and train employees, customers and partners. PerformIT allows Kaplan IT Learning to author and host performance-based testing items for technology partners used in the training and testing of IT professionals and software application end-users.
About Kaplan IT Learning
Kaplan IT Learning (kaplanitlearning.com) provides certification preparation, assessment, learning services and software to help individuals and organizations train on technology and prepare for technology certifications. 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).