Global Knowledge Selects Peak 10 for Oracle Learning Management Platform

00:00:00 - 17 March 2004

New "Phish"-Fighting Tool Uses IP Intelligence to Combat Online Identity TheftRALEIGH, N.C. – Peak 10, Inc., the Southeast’s leading data center solutions provider, today announced it has added Global Knowledge, a worldwide leader in information technology education and learning solutions, to its diverse portfolio of customers. Peak 10 will provide Global Knowledge with a long-term, stable, highly secure, custom hosting and management solution for its Enterprise Learning Management Solution based on Oracle’s iLearning LMS, out of its state-of-the-art facility in Raleigh, N.C.

Peak 10 offers database management, hosting and managed services to organizations that strategically deploy Oracle applications to run and grow their business. The company combines its world-class infrastructure and full-range of managed hosting, storage, security and business continuity solutions with Oracle expertise to offer customers a more flexible, available and cost-effective solution for owning Oracle applications.

“Global Knowledge has been successfully delivering enterprise-learning solutions powered by an Oracle Web-based learning management solution (LMS) to worldwide customers for almost two years,” said Michael Fox, senior vice president of worldwide products and services. “With ever increasing interest in our integrated learning services platform, we determined that Peak 10’s reliable and scalable hosting would ensure the quality levels of infrastructure and redundancy that our customers deserve.”

Founded in 1995, Global Knowledge is a worldwide leader in information technology education and enterprise training solutions with more than 700 courses in 20 countries and in 13 languages. Global Knowledge’s Oracle-based Learning Management Solution enables its customers to benefit from a leading LMS application while having the flexibility to tailor a blended learning program with various instructor-led, e-learning and collaborative learning options.

“Peak 10 provides the ideal environment and expertise to host and manage mission-critical applications,” said David Jones, president and chief executive officer for Peak 10. “Our redundant infrastructure and technical expertise enables organizations like Global Knowledge to ensure the availability of business applications without driving-up the total cost of ownership.”

Peak 10 has four world-class data centers strategically located in Raleigh and Charlotte, N.C. and Tampa and Jacksonville, Fla. with each facility designed to deliver the highest standard of infrastructure, security and performance. Peak 10 implements and manages its customer support and engineering programs on a facility level, enabling the company to address any problems locally and provide multiple levels of security, uninterruptible power, redundant HVAC systems, fire suppression, and around-the-clock monitoring and management.

About Global Knowledge
Global Knowledge, dedicated to improving the way professionals and enterprises learn, use, and master technology, is a worldwide leader in IT education and learning solutions. The company delivers a broad array of IT training courses covering its own proprietary content as well as material for such leading companies as Cisco, Nortel, Oracle, Red Hat and Foundstone. Global Knowledge’s LIVE Virtual Classroom e-Learning, Self-Paced e-Learning, and traditional Classroom Learning options enable customers to choose when, where, and how they want their learning solutions delivered. Other value-driven solutions for building skills or preparing for certification include enrollment, assessment, progress tracking, and software that enable rapid adoption, broad acceptance, and increased accuracy in the use of enterprise applications. Headquartered in Cary, N.C., the company is privately held. For more information visit www.globalknowledge.com.

About Peak 10, Inc.
Peak 10 is the Southeast’s leading data center services provider offering a full range of hosting, storage, security and business continuity solutions. Customers such as RDU Airport, LendingTree, Allstate, Jefferson Pilot, Hawaiian Tropic and Siemens rely on Peak 10 to keep business critical applications up and running around-the-clock. The company owns and operates four enterprise-class data centers that deliver a higher standard of infrastructure, security and performance to businesses nationwide. Peak 10 has data centers in Charlotte and Raleigh, N.C., as well as Jacksonville and Tampa, Fla. Additional information about Peak 10 is available at www.Peak10.com.


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Peak 10 is leading independent data center operator and managed services provider, delivering scalable, economical and reliable solutions for hosting and managing complex information technology infrastructure. Peak 10 is SAS70 Type II compliant and helps companies meet the requirements of various regulatory compliance acts such as Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), HIPAA, PCI and Gramm-Leach-Bliley (GLBA).The company's primary financial partner is Seaport Capital with a minority investment position held by the McCarthy Group.All of Peak 10's world-class... read more

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