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NIIT GlobalNet+ – Industry Endorsed Networking and Infrastructure Management Program launched in Jammu
Emergence of Infrastructure Management Services (IMS) in India
NIIT GlobalNet+ – Industry Endorsed Networking and Infrastructure Management Program launched in Jammu
Jammu, March 12th , 2008: NIIT, leading Global Talent Development Corporation and Asia’s No. 1 trainer announced the extension of NIIT GlobalNet+, a specialized training program that caters to learners who aspire to build careers in Networking and Infrastructure Management Technologies to its education centre in Jammu, today. With this, the NIIT Jammu Centre will become the first and the only one in J&K, to offer this specialized training program, post its launch in key metros last year.
Ms. Shampi Venkatesh, Vice President, NIIT Limited, while talking to the press highlighted the emerging career opportunities in this sector. As per an IDC survey, there will be a need for 3,75,000 skilled professionals, just in this space, creating a shortfall of nearly 1 lakh skilled professionals, by 2009.
She said that NIIT’s Industry Endorsed GlobalNet+ curriculum designed in partnership with global technology leaders such as Cisco, CompTIA, Intel, EMC and Microsoft, etc. is mapped to popular job profiles as per industry requirements. NIIT also has placement partnerships with major IT organizations ready to absorb GlobalNet+ students in relevant career openings.
The program, she said,  provides the learners the option of pursuing globally mapped certification programs such as A+, Network+, MCDST, CCNA etc with an option to specialize further in diverse fields of networking and information security.
NIIT has Mobile Servers which are deputed to give tests as a Prometeric Centre. With the launch of this program at NIIT centre in Jammu, the facility will be equipped to handle tests, and students studying in the centre will not have to go out of J&K for appearing in tests for International Certifications.
Ms. Venkatesh explained that NIIT GlobalNet+ is supported by state-of-the-art educational methodologies that are designed to impart practical networking skills through dedicated networking labs that provide exposure to latest technologies.
Mr. R.K. Sharma, NIIT’s Business Partner in Jammu also highlighted the need for specialized training programs in the IMS space, for career aspirants in the region. NIIT has been imparting computer education in Jammu for last 17 years and has helped hundreds of young people build careers in the booming IT industry.
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NIIT, Asia’s No. 1 trainer and leading Global Talent Development Corporation, offers learning and knowledge solutions to 5 million students across 32 countries.
Leading IT magazine Dataquest has conferred upon NIIT, the Top IT Training Company Award 2007. Rated among India’s Superbrands (2003-05), NIIT’s Individual Learning Business offerings include: Industry-endorsed programs for students seeking careers in IT: GNIIT, Integrated ANIIT for Engineers (IAE) and Advanced Technology Programs for IT professionals.
For working professionals, NIIT Imperia, Centre for Advanced Learning, offers Executive Management Education Programmes in association with Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) at Ahmedabad, Indore and Kolkata.
NIIT Institute of Finance Banking & Insurance (IFBI), formed with equity participation from ICICI Bank, offers programs to develop talent for the banking industry.
NIIT offers turnkey IT integration program for schools. NIIT has provided computer-based learning to over 5000 government and private schools.
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