Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Red Education to Offer Training and Certification to Customers and Channel Partners

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA -- (Marketwired) -- Red Education, the leader in specialist IT training in Asia Pacific, today announced it has signed an agreement with Check Point Software Technologies, the global leader in Internet security, to provide training services to its channel partners and end users in Australia and New Zealand. The agreement also includes various countries throughout Asia Pacific.

Under the agreement, Red Education will address the exploding demand for skills in enterprise, Government and service provider internet security through its instructor-led training courses and lab focusing on internet security design, implementation, administration and troubleshooting. Red Education is the leading provider of security training across Asia Pacific already, and the appointment of Check Point to its portfolio bolsters its offerings for customers all across the region.

"Check Point has a substantial past, present and future in how the Internet is protected from an ever-changing threat landscape," said Rob Howard, Managing Director at Red Education. "The demand for skills and knowledge in internet security continues unabated and with our experience in delivering highly practical courses by industry experts with genuine hands-on skill, we will partner with Check Point to ensure customers keep their networks and data safe. People can expect their Check Point training with us to be delivered by absolute experts who have been working with the Check Point suite of products, and surrounding technologies, for a very long time. That's backed by personal customer care from our sales team and an operations team that has been delivering great training outcomes for almost a decade now. Check Point training is available now everywhere in Australia, New Zealand and throughout Asia with Red Education."

"As a 100% channel company, Check Point is committed to providing the best opportunities for knowledge transfer and training for its partners and customers. Our partnership with Red Education offers a first rate program from which our partners and customer can learn, train, and gain accreditation," said Kurt Hansen, managing director of Check Point Software Technologies Australia and New Zealand. "I've had the pleasure of partnering with Rob and Red Education for many years in my career and fully respect their DNA of security education and reputation in the customer and partner community. We are thrilled to bring Red Education on board to accelerate our goal of providing the best security training programs for our partners and customers in Australia and New Zealand."

About Red Education
Red Education is the leader in specialist training and professional services for the IT community across all of Asia Pacific including Australia, New Zealand, South & North Asia, India and the Middle East. We provide you with vendor accredited training, either in a classroom setting, as a virtual delivery, or on site at your location. Since our inception in 2005, we have delivered over 25,000 training seats to every major enterprise, Government agency and service provider in the region.

Experience makes the difference with training, and our trainers are all seasoned IT professionals who bring a wealth of practical experience and training knowledge to the classroom. Many of them are former vendor and large customer technical staff, and we ensure they are certified to the highest levels to provide a first class learning experience.

We provide all the lab equipment, course manuals, catering and other tools needed for participants to walk into the room, connect their laptop and start learning! The courses consist of an engaging, productive and well-considered balance between the conceptual and the practical. All of Red Education's courses are targeted at equipping the participant with the tools they need to go on and complete their certification.

Alongside training, Red Education offers professional services to assist you with implementations, upgrades and reviews of your systems based on the technologies we have considerable skill in.

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