April 5, 2015
Nandini Sapru, Director Sales at EMT Distribution-
-- emt Distribution, the specialty IT security products distributor today announced that its training and certification arm emt Academy has entered into an partnership with Pearson VUE to offer computer-based testingfor IT Professionals in the Middle East region.
Pearson VUE is the world leader in computer-based-
testing and each year more than 14 million people around the world take an exam with the company. The company develops, manages, delivers and grew their testing programs for professionals spread across the globe. From downloadable practice tests to high-stakes, proctored exams Pearson VUE provides the industry’s most secure testing environments for taking computer-based testing.
Erdal Ozkaya, CISO at emt Distribution, said, “Partnering with Pearson VUE is in line with our vision to grow our training and certification services. Computer-based testing is the first choice for most international high-stake licensure exams.”
“Pearson VUE is the most innovative, sophisticated and consistent service provider across the globe for delivering computer-based testing. We will now offer testing for IT professionals on wide variety of technology platforms like Cisco, Juniper, Citrix, Aruba, Avaya, F5, Fortinet, Microsoft, EC-Council, HP, IBM, Oracle, Riverbed, EMC, RSA Security, SAP, SAS, VMWare, VCE, Symantec, Veeam, Unify, ZTE and many more,” said Ozkaya.
The advanced solution created by Pearson VUE offers online registration and scheduling for the theory test. Test-takers receive confirmations via e-mail and/or SMS with an SMS to remind them of the location and time of their assessment before they sit the test using touch-screen technology.
Pearson VUE operates and maintains the test delivery system, providing test centers with L1 and L2 support, logging and resolving faults, software testing and enhancements along with backup services.
Nandini Sapru, Director-Sales at emt Distribution stated, “We are extremely excited about this tie-up as we believe this facility would help increase the skill sets in the region. We also intend to offer special terms to our channel partners who would like to take these tests and then can become certified specialists in the area of their choice. Channel partners can now enhance their capabilities much easily than before and can open new doors of opportunities for themselves”.