News story

Global Knowledge UK Receives EMEA Region Training Partner of the Year Award at VMware Partner Exchange 2014

Wokingham (UK)Learning NewsGlobal Knowledge

Partners from Around the World Recognised for Delivering Outstanding VMware Virtualisation and Cloud Solutions in the Mobile Cloud Era

Wokingham (United Kingdom) - 13 February 2014 — Global Knowledge UK today announced that it has received the EMEA Region VMware Partner Network Award in the Training Partner of the Year category. Global Knowledge UK was recognised at VMware Partner Exchange 2014, VMware’s annual partner event, held in San Francisco.

“We are pleased to acknowledge the achievements made in 2013 by our partners within the region,” said Andy Hunt, Vice President, EMEA Partners and General Business, VMware. “VMware is dedicated to educating and equipping our partners with the resources they need to master the new reality of the software defined enterprise that enables more agile delivery of IT services – for organisations of all sizes. We congratulate Global Knowledge on winning a VMware Partner Network Award and look forward to our continued mutual success in 2014.”

"We are delighted to have been awarded Region Training Partner of the Year in Europe, the Middle East and Africa byVMware," said Allan Pettman, Global Knowledge’s Managing Director in the United Kingdom. "Receiving this top award is testament to our relationship with VMware and the continued investment in new tools and delivery methods to offer quality and flexible authorised VMware training solutions to our customers."

EMEA region recipients of a VMware Partner Network Award were acknowledged in 11 categories for their excellence in performance and distinctive achievements during 2013. Categories included:

  • Distributor Partner of the Year
  • End User Computing Partner of the Year
  • Emerging Markets Distributor Partner of the Year
  • Emerging Markets Solution Provider Partner of the Year
  • Enterprise Solution Provider Partner of the Year
  • Renewals Partner of the Year
  • Rising Star Partner of the Year
  • Service Provider Partner of the Year
  • Software Defined Data Center Partner of the Year
  • Solution Provider Partner of the Year
  • Training Partner of the Year 

About VMware Partner Exchange 2014

VMware Partner Exchange 2014 is the leading global event for virtualisation and cloud partners, bringing thousands of members from the VMware partner ecosystem together to discuss the future of the industry. With more than 190 breakout sessions and an exhibitor Solutions Exchange, partners gain valuable insight on how to leverage new technologies to deliver next generation enterprise hybrid cloud solutions to customers. To learn more about VMware Partner Exchange visit

# # #

VMware is a registered trademark and/or trademark of VMware, Inc. in the United States and/or other jurisdictions. All other marks and names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective companies.