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NetCom Learning's New Federal Learning Division Targets Top Government, Federal and Military Agencies

NetCom Learning expects major sales growth in federal business segment

NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NetCom Learning, the award winning learning solutions company, announce they have appointed best-proven leader, Anthony Khan, to head up new the company's new Federal Learning division. Anthony, as Director of Federal Learning, will focus on the company's federal clients. Anthony Khan has been with NetCom Learning since 2007 and since joining NetCom Learning, the company has improved its sales margins each year with 2012 reaching the top sales in the company's history. He has more than ten years of experience in enterprise learning solution sales and has been named Leader of the Month and Salesperson of the Year for NetCom Learning for three years in a row. With Khan in place, NetCom Learning is expected to reach over one million in revenues in federal sales over the next year. Government and federal agencies are expected and in some cases required to keep their staff up to date and certified in the latest in information technology in order to keep data, and information systems secure.

"We are pleased that one of our top performers will be taking responsibility for our company's federal and government clients," said Russell Sarder, CEO of NetCom Learning. "We are proud that the government turns to us to provide service for their training needs and I know that Anthony will assist our federal clients with the high level of service for which he is known and that we demand for all our clients," said Sarder.

Proven history with government clients

NetCom Learning has been working with federal, military and government clients since the inception of the business. The company has a long track record of success in providing government clients with the important training they need to do their jobs. Recently NetCom Learning provided ITIL certification and Microsoft SharePoint 2010 training for a government military client for more than 480 new recruits and staff with onsite classes. This same client has used NetCom Learning before for end user training due to the company's history of success, excellent student pass record, qualified instructors and high trust record.

IT Security Coursework

Network and IT security is especially important in the nation's capital with IBM, Lockheed Martin, and top government and military agencies. NetCom Learning is a platinum authorized partner with CompTIA which provides vendor neutral IT certifications in IT security including Security + which is an industry certification standard. NetCom Learning has also been recognized by the EC-Council as authorized training center and received the EC-Council Circle of Excellence Award.  NetCom Learning offers training in IT security including preparation for CompTIA security certifications and the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), the Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), the Computer Hacker Forensic Investigator (CHFI).

Department of Defense Directive 8570

The Department of Defense (DoD) has set an aggressive timetable to have its entire Information Assurance (IA) workforce fully certified in appropriate information technology applications. The department must rely on its workforce to protect the vital information, and information systems and infrastructure to keep them current and secure. The DOD directive affects any military service personnel, defense contractors, or civilian or foreign employees who have privileged access to DOD systems.

NetCom Learning has a variety of training options for both technical and management levels to meet the DOD requirements. Training options include hands on training onsite or at a NetCom Learning center, accelerated learning and intensive certification boot camps. NetCom classes include coursework to meet computing environment level requirements and other IT certification requirements. In addition, NetCom Learning offers special pricing and learning solutions specific to the US Military. NetCom Learning has years of experience in training government and military personnel and offers special government learning discount programs including a special pricing program, training vouchers packs, and a training savings pass program to optimize taxpayer dollars. Training discounts include deep discounts for training boot camps in addition to other courses.

Washington, DC metro area

NetCom Learning has made a major investment in their Arlington, Virginia business, home to much of the company's federal and government business. To increase the revenue of a growing business concern, the addition of an experienced top sales executive with a strong sales background for the Washington, DC business will add to the projections for high sales. The Arlington, Virginia office currently offers more than 1,000 courses from twenty vendor partners. NetCom Learning is committed to expanding their learning business through the launching of new products, the addition of new vendors, new locations and learning solutions.

Microsoft Event Series

NetCom Learning has been sponsoring complimentary seminar events as part of the "What's New in Microsoft Technologies". All day events have taken place in the Washington, DC area and New York and new events are scheduled through 2013 in New Jersey, Massachusetts, and Connecticut. These well attended seminars attended by IT professionals, IT executives and decision makers from Fortune 500 companies such as IBM, HP, Siemens, Dell, AT&T, General Dynamics, Lockheed Martin, and top governmental agencies have focused on the latest Microsoft technologies such as Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8. The events are open to any individual or organization interested in learning about how the new Microsoft products and product enhancements can improve their skills, increase productivity and grow a business. IT professionals can also find information about new Microsoft IT certifications and upcoming courses. Speakers at the events in the Northeast have included Learning NetCom Technical trainers such as Victor Utz and Neil Masih. In addition, NetCom Learning has been proud to include IT specialists and executives from Microsoft who have also provided presentations at the technology events including Paul Schenkel, Sales Manager, Partner Hosting & Cloud Services, Alison Cunard, General Manager of Sales & Marketing for Microsoft Learning and Jose Soto, expert in Microsoft devices.

Awards and recognition

NetCom Learning was chosen as Microsoft's Learning Partner of the Year from a pool of 1400 training companies. The company has also won training awards and recognition from CompTIA, the EC-Council and other vendors. NetCom Information Technology is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner for Learning Solutions (CPLS). CPLS is the premier training channel and delivery mechanism for Microsoft training content. Microsoft recognized our commitment and ability to deliver high-quality learning services using a consultative engagement model.

NetCom Learning was named to the 2012 Top 20 IT Training Companies by TrainingIndustry.com, Company of the Year Best in Biz Awards 2012, Top 10 Asian American Business Award, and the American Business Awards for Company on the Year. The company also received a Bronze Stevie Award from the American Business Awards for its proprietary Learning CMS, and CEO Russell Sarder was honored as Executive of the Year by the same organization. Additionally, Russell Sarder's book, "Learning: Steps to Becoming a Passionate Lifelong Learner," was awarded the Motivational Category by the Independent Book Publishing Professionals Group.

To learn more about NetCom Learning, visit: http://www.netcomlearning.com/about-us/about-us.html?advid=412

About NetCom Learning
NetCom Learning is an innovative leader in IT, business and executive training to companies, individuals, and government agencies. Since its inception in 1998, NetCom Learning has trained over 80 percent of the Fortune 100, serviced over 45,500 business customers, and advanced the skills of more than 71,000 professionals through hands-on, expert-led training, with the organization maintaining an average instructor evaluation score of 8.6 out of 9. NetCom Learning was recognized by Microsoft Corporation as its Worldwide Training Partner of the Year and named thrice to Inc. Magazine's list of fastest growing private companies in America. The organization was also recently named to the 2012 Top 20 IT Training by TrainingIndustry.com and was named "Company of the Year" by the American Business Awards.

The purpose of NetCom Learning is to promote the values of lifelong learning.

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