Toolwire Wins Gold In 'best Learning Innovation Technology' Award

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Toolwire Wins Gold in 'Best Learning Innovation Technology' Award

PLEASANTON, Calif. and SYDNEY, Apr. 7 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

               LearnX Asia Pacific honors Toolwire for delivering

  ground-breaking experiential distance learning solutions through virtual


    Toolwire, a leading provider of experiential distance learning solutions

for on-demand, hands-on training, announced that the company has won a gold

award at the LearnX Asia Pacific 2009 E-Learning & Training Solutions

International Conference & Expo.

    The award for "Best Learning Innovation Technology" recognizes Toolwire

for its pioneering approach, high standards, and best practices in delivering

innovative training solutions. As the only independent award program for the

learning and development industry in the region, winning a LearnX Asia

Pacific E-Learning & Training Award represents a prestigious honor.

    "These awards are selected by the actual users of these technologies and

set established benchmarks for the entire industry," explained Toolwire

President and CEO John Valencia. "This is the second year in a row that we've

won a LearnX award, so we're exceptionally pleased to be recognized at the


    According to Valencia, last year's award in the "Best Distance Learning

Program" category was for IT Training Solutions of Brisbane's implementation

of Toolwire's jointly-developed Microsoft Official Distance Learning (MODL)

product line.

    Event organizer and Training Australia Magazine editor Rob Clarke

explained, "With a bumpy economic year ahead, there will be tough decisions

and challenges for many e-learning and training professionals and the awards

highlight how the corporate, education and public service sectors see

training as a major strength in driving increased productivity, reducing

costs and building staff confidence in these uncertain times."

    Valencia noted that the company's solutions are exceptionally valuable

for companies with ambitious goals for improving productivity.

    "Over the past 10 years, we've helped organizations with training needs

that are distributed across vast, diverse regions," he said. "By providing

custom experiential learning solutions accessible anywhere, we help companies

such as HSBC, Thomson Reuters, Citrix, Cisco, Microsoft, and many others

adapt to a changing global economy."

    Toolwire Vice President of Channel Sales Graeme Johnston noted that the

company remains committed to developing even more advanced training products

and services. "We're investing more than 30% of our revenues back into

research and development to maintain our leadership position and commitment

to innovation," he said.

    "Through such solutions as Day in the Life Scenarios and Live Labs, we

help educators and companies leverage hands-on programs that don't merely

support training, but define new best practices for how the IT training

environment of the future," he added. "Applications like these are essential

to accelerating workplace skills transfer and fully leveraging an

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organization's investment in human resources."

    About Toolwire

    Toolwire, Inc. is a learning solutions provider specializing in products

and services for experiential learning. Toolwire's hands-on Live Labs and

interactive Scenarios provide on-demand, personalized practice with live

systems for blended training initiatives. "Learning by doing" provides the

quickest and most effective way to develop skills and ensure ongoing

competency with technology. Toolwire's products empower many of the

Information Technology industry's leading global learning organizations,

including Citrix Education, Microsoft Learning, Cisco Partner Education and

the University of Phoenix. The company is headquartered in Pleasanton, CA.

    About LearnX Asia Pacific 2009

    LearnX Asia Pacific is the region's premier event for e-learning and

workforce development professionals; it is a strategic learning event

attended by many of the industry's most important decision makers from across

Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit

    Media Contact:

    Cameron D. Crowe

    Vice President, Marketing and Corporate Development

    Toolwire, Inc.


SOURCE: Toolwire

    CONTACT: Cameron D. Crowe

             Vice President

             Marketing and Corporate Development of Toolwire, Inc.



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