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NIIT WINS Cisco Global Learning Partner of the Year at Cisco Partner Summit
New Delhi, 04 May, 2010: NIIT, leading Global Talent Development Corporation and Asia’s largest IT trainer announced today that it is the recipient of a Cisco Partner Summit global award for Global Learning Partner of the Year. Cisco unveiled the winners on April 28 at its annual channel partner conference in San Francisco.
The objective of Cisco’s Partner Summit global awards is to recognize exemplary channel partners whose business best practices Cisco would like other partners to model.
Categories include: innovative practices, applications successes, unique programs, problem solving and sales approaches.  All winners are selected by a group of Cisco Worldwide Channels and regional theater executives.
"It is an honor and privilege to name NIIT as a Cisco Partner Summit global award winner," said Keith Goodwin, senior vice president, Worldwide Channels at Cisco.  “The Global Learning Partner 2009-2010 recognizes NIIT’s performance and achievements as an outstanding global Cisco channel partner in 2009.”
Mr. P. Rajendran, Chief Operating Officer, NIIT remarked “It is a pleasure to be recognized by Cisco as their global learning partner for the year 2009. We endeavor to combine NIIT’s proven expertise in providing Learning Solutions with CISCO’s Talent Development strategy to create human capital to fulfill the emerging needs of the industry.”
Cisco Partner Summit awards are presented at three levels: regional, theater and global.  Cisco Partner Summit global awards reflect a partner’s commendable performance within a specific technology market across several geographic regions.
About NIIT
NIIT 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.
Leading 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 professionals.
NIIT has provided computer-based learning to over 12,000 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).
For 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 Delhi.
NIIT 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.
NIIT 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.
NIIT’s 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.
NIIT 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, worldwide.
Ushering in a new model in higher education is the not-for-profit NIIT University, established in 2009 with a vision of being the leading centre of innovation and learning in emerging areas of the Knowledge Society. Nestled in the foothills of Aravali, in Neemrana, Rajasthan, the picturesque 100 acres fully residential green campus has been developed as an institute of excellence based on the four core principles of providing industry linked, technology based, research driven, seamless education.
For media queries, please contact:
Prateek Chatterjee, NIIT Ltd, Ph: (Cell) +91 9910201085, (Dir) +91 124 4293041
Reema Bardhan, NIIT Ltd, Ph: +91 9891267470