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Planit continues UK expansion with acquisition of LearnTesting

 26 Sep 2014 
INSIGHTS / Press Releases

Planit continues UK expansion with acquisition of LearnTesting

 26 Sep 2014 

Leading software testing consultancy and training provider, Planit, acquires UK-based e-learning solutions provider, LearnTesting Learntesting

Planit Software Testing today announced the acquisition of LearnTesting, a UK-based software testing training solutions provider, featuring an innovative global e-learning platform.

The LearnTesting online portal offers accredited e-learning materials across industry standard qualifications including ISTQB and BCS, delivered in English, German and French. It provides self-study content to suit a variety of learning styles through real-time and remote interaction with subject matter experts and 24/7 online support.

LearnTesting is also an accredited training provider for the iSQI Agile Teaming scheme, featuring Certified Agile Essentials (CAE)  and  Certified Agile Tester (CAT)   plus the new CMAP scheme (Mobile App Testing).

Commenting on the acquisition, Planit’s Managing Director, Chris Carter, said, “We are extremely happy to welcome LearnTesting into the Planit family. Having a long standing relationship with LearnTesting, we consider this to be an excellent match to further our growth in Planit’s on-going global expansion.

“LearnTesting not only complements our recent entry into the UK market, but it also provides us with a solid channel into Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas. And it does so in a manner that complements Planit’s core goals of maximising clients’ return on technology through the delivery of best-practice services and increasing proficiency industry-wide through the delivery of world-class training.

“We understand the substantial opportunities available to LearnTesting, as organisations face growing financial and time constraints, leading to an increased demand for self-study and blended learning programmes. We look forward to working with the LearnTesting team to capitalise on this opportunity.”

Mike Smith, Managing Director of LearnTesting, said, “Our relationship with Planit goes back many years, as a key distribution channel partner for LearnTesting as well as a major client in the professional development of its 600 testing staff. With Planit starting up its own offices in the UK, the integration of LearnTesting into the Planit operation is sure to be of mutual benefit, aiding Planit in its UK expansion while allowing us to further develop our services and maximise the opportunities available to our organisation.”

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