Build Human Asset Pool, Skilled to Develop Cloud Ready
Delhi, May 27, 2010:
NIIT, leading Global Talent Development Corporation and Asia’s largest IT
trainer, has now launched cutting edge training program on Microsoft AZURE
Platform. This significant initiative by NIIT will allow students to look at the
next generation development opportunities and job roles as ‘SaaS’ (Software As A
service) becomes more prevalent and applications are created for the
and Microsoft have been working together for over two decades on several
successful programs and campaigns in the IT education domain, which have
benefited individuals and enterprises alike. Further strengthening the
association, NIIT now introduces training programs on MS Azure, a
technology platform that is set to drive the Cloud momentum. A
large talent pool of skilled manpower with the ability to develop “Cloud
Ready Applications” is key to the success of this momentum.
has always been a pioneer in identifying key Technology and Architecture shifts
which have impacted the way that the IT industry evolves. Developers and IT
Professionals over the next few years will leverage Cloud Service Platform to
create new Infrastructure, Software, Services and Business Models. NIIT’s
programs on “Azure” will help Developers and IT Professionals to adopt the Cloud
Strategy and Technology and be ready for this Shift. NIIT will introduce these
programs in India and 40 countries globally.
on this significant development, Mr. G Raghavan, President, Global Individual
Learning Solutions, NIIT Limited remarked, “NIIT
and Microsoft have been strategic partners for almost two decades now, with the
unified purpose of developing skilled manpower for the Global IT Industry. We
acknowledge the Cloud Momentum and its strategic importance in the years to
come. NIIT will keep up to its commitment to generate skilled professionals for
the IT Industry to leverage this momentum”
Moorthy Uppaluri, General Manager Developer and Platform Evangelism, Microsoft
Corporation said, “NIIT has been Microsoft’s training partner since 1991 and
has played a key role in building manpower for India’s IT revolution. With NIIT
delivering training on the Window’s Azure platform, we believe they will play a
key role in building India’s capability to meet the rising skill needs of the
Cloud Services market.”
the two decades, NIIT and Microsoft have collaborated to introduce path-breaking
technologies in India like Windows NT 4.0 and Exchange 5.0, ‘Whidbey’ (Visual
Studio) and ‘Yukon’ (SQL Server) to name a few. NIIT was the first to introduce
.NET and C# as
“Technology of the Year” in
huge potential in Could and Azure, NIIT is now launching programs leading up to
certification on the “Azure” technology platform over the next few months. This
initiative will create a substantial “Human Asset Pool” which will help the
Industry adopt the Platform and seize new opportunities globally.
Limited, leading Global Talent Development Corporation and Asia’s largest IT
trainer, offers learning and knowledge solutions to over 5 million students
across 40 countries.
IT magazine Dataquest has conferred upon NIIT, the ‘Top IT Training Company’
award successively for the past 17 years, since the inception of this category.
Rated among India’s Business Superbrands 2008, NIIT’s Individual Learning
Business offerings include industry-endorsed programs for students seeking
careers in IT - GNIIT, Edgeineers and Global Net Plus for IT
provided computer-based learning to over 15,000 government and private schools.
The futuristic NIIT eGURU range for schools is a holistic education package that
comprises of Interactive Classrooms (an embedded Teaching Learning
Material, that uses elements of interactivity, automation and web links
library); Math lab (technology tools that enable school students to learn
and explore mathematical concepts); IT Wizard (equips the students with
core computer knowledge and IT skills); and Quick School (an Education
Resource Planning solution for school management).
working professionals, NIIT Imperia, Centre for Advanced Learning, offers
Executive Management Education Programs in association with Indian Institutes of
Management (IIMs) at Ahmedabad, Indore, Kolkata, Lucknow, IMT Ghaziabad and IIFT
Institute of Finance Banking & Insurance (IFBI), formed by NIIT
with equity participation from ICICI Bank, offers programs for individuals and
corporates in Banking, Financial Services and Insurance.
Uniqua, Centre for Process Excellence, addresses the increasing demand for
skilled workers in the business and technology services industry by providing
training programs in relevant areas. This is a part of NIIT Institute of Process
Excellence, a NIIT-Genpact venture.
Corporate Learning Solutions, offers integrated
learning solutions (including strategic consulting, learning design, content
development, delivery, technology, assessment and learning management) to
Fortune 500 companies, Universities, Technology companies, Training corporations
and Publishing houses.
delivers a tailored
combination of catalog learning products, technology and services through
Element K offerings. These include: vLab®: hands-on labs, instructor-led
courseware, comprehensive e-reference libraries, technical journals, and
KnowledgeHub™: hosted learning management platform. This makes NIIT the first
and the best choice for comprehensive learning solutions,
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