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October 21, 2014 11:00 ET

Online Learning Company lynda.com Launches New IT Training Category

From Big Data to Network Administration, Courses Help Businesses and Individuals Keep Technology Skills Current

SAN FRANCISCO, CA and CARPINTERIA, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 21, 2014) - Online learning leader lynda.com today announced the launch of a new IT training category featuring more than a hundred courses aimed at helping businesses and individuals stay current on critical IT skills. Taught by expert instructors, course topics include hardware infrastructure, network administration, business intelligence, content management, help desks, and big data and are currently available at www.lynda.com/IT.

"The growth of our technology library means limitless training possibilities for both individuals and organizations of all sizes," said Doug Winnie, director of technology content at lynda.com. "For organizations such as small and mid-size businesses, who are typically challenged with limited IT budgets, the IT category at lynda.com provides an affordable resource they can use to become proficient in the latest business technologies."

With a subscription to lynda.com, members have access to a comprehensive collection of more than 3,000 courses featuring 150,000 video tutorials teaching business, creative and technical skills. This expansion of the lynda.com library focuses on:

  • Fundamental IT infrastructure for small and medium sized businesses
    Providing IT services for any size business has shifted from deploying internal servers and systems to working with cloud-based services or public infrastructure. Courses cover how to work with existing private infrastructure as well as how to deploy service-based architectures for businesses or projects. lynda.com has also added introductory coverage of IT topics like hardware infrastructure, networking and security.
  • Enterprise content management systems
    Share information smoothly among teams with the help of lynda.com's expanded SharePoint courses for super-users, administrators and designers, and training on popular hosted services like Box.com and Dropbox.
  • Data science
    The need for data analytics for business insight is growing. We have your training needs covered from simply learning to get more out of Excel to learning how to create beautiful visualizations with data or going deep into code with analytical languages. lynda.com is publishing everything a small business would need from Excel and SQL to Power BI for Office 365 to new tools like Tableau and Qlikview, as well as languages like R and SPSS.

About lynda.com
lynda.com is a leading online learning company that helps anyone learn business, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Through individual, corporate, academic and government subscriptions, members have access to the lynda.com video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts. The company also provides German-, French- and Spanish-language content under the video2brain brand name.

lynda.com, Inc. was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Carpinteria, California with offices in San Francisco, London, Sydney and Graz and is funded in part by Accel Partners, Spectrum Equity and Meritech Capital Partners.

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