NIIT Enterprise Learning Solutions Business Named to Top IT Training Companies List

ATLANTA, Georgia December 17, 2010 NIIT Enterprise Learning Solutions Business (NIIT ELS), a global outsourcing company that delivers transformative strategies through its outsourced Managed Training Services, captured its fifth award this year after being named to the 2010 Top 20 IT Training Companies list by

Presented in several key areas of the workforce development industry, the Top Companies lists help organizations connect with the right training partners to increase productivity and potential. This year list included only IT training companies that provided training services beyond their own company products.

The Top 20 IT Training Companies list is an exclusive one that since its inception, has recognized companies for their leadership and innovation in IT, said Sapnesh Lalla, President and Business Unit Head at NIIT Enterprise Learning Solutions Business. Training is our business and our passion, and this award is a great honor to us. It comes just days after we step into our 30th year as a global leader in talent development. As learning and training leaders are more frequently faced with aligning their strategies to the business goals, companies are increasingly looking to solution providers like NIIT ELS to help them accelerate business impact, demonstrating the value that training brings to the organization.

We're proud to again be honored with the elite of the industry for our ability to help organizations not only reduce costs and align to their respective businesses, but more importantly, deliver value to positively accelerate business drivers through effective learning and training programs, Lalla added.

Selection to this year Top 20 Companies in the IT Training Industry is based on criteria that includes leadership and innovation in IT Training, breadth of IT training and delivery methods offered, company size and growth potential, strength of clients, and geographic reach. Highlights from NIIT ELS Business exceptional 2010 include the company and Corporate University Xchange partnering to release research developed from Ed Trolley book Running Training Like a Business, the release of the eBook Transforming Higher Education: Innovative Insights on Building Enrollment, Increasing Retention and Impacting Student Success, participation and sponsorship of Elliot Masie Learning2010 Event and the HRO Summits in Europe and Tampa and numerous new business wins.

The IT training market continues to rebound from recession-driven lows. These top companies are leading a resurgence in the IT training space, said Doug Harward, Chief Executive Officer of Training Industry, Inc.

Ken Taylor, Chief Operating Officer of Training Industry, Inc. commented, Our Top 20 IT Training Companies list represents not only some of the largest training companies in the space, but also companies showing some of the most innovative approaches to helping their students absorb and retain the skills they need to be successful in the IT arena.

Since 1981, more than 54 awards, including 13 Brandon Hall awards have been awarded to NIIT ELS. Recently, NIIT ELS received the Learning in Practice Award from Chief Learning Officer, named a Silver winner at the 2010 Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning Awards and awarded by Training Magazine as a finalist for the Training Top 125.