Knowledgenet E-learning Showcased at Annual Networking Conference

Wednesday July 18 by Press Release Submission
Phoenix -, Inc., a leader in next-generation e-learning, today announced that it was featured in an e-learning demonstration delivered by John Chambers, chief executive officer, Cisco Systems(R), at their recent Cisco Networkers 2001 Conference held in Los Angeles, California. The Company also announced that it has been selected to deliver training to Cisco sales engineers on the newly emphasized Cisco technology specialization training, including wireless, IP Telephony, optical, CDN and broadband products.

Cisco Networkers 2001 Conference Demo of "Next Generation E-Learning" The showcased demo in Los Angeles highlighted Chambers' address to the audience about building out their networks now, so that as applications such as e-learning take off, they can layer on top of them. It also supported Chambers' theme of the dramatic ways in which e-learning has changed.

"As a Cisco Learning Solutions Partner, we were thrilled to see Mr. Chambers continue his advocacy of next generation e-learning, as well as to see our particular technology singled out as evidence of what next generation e-learning is all about," said KnowledgeNet CEO and co-founder, Tom Graunke.

To view the technology demo portion of Mr. Chambers' presentation, visit

KnowledgeNet Digitizing Cisco Sales Training Courseware In addition to already being selected to train 40,000 Cisco channel partners, employees, and 5,000 internal Cisco systems engineers, KnowledgeNet today also announced that it has been selected to digitize the Cisco Product Sales Essentials (CPSE) and Small Office Branch Office (SOBO) specialization courses. This new courseware is part of the strategic focus on key specializations over the next three years for Cisco.

The entire 20-course titles of specialization training encompass more than 40 hours of seat time training, and will be rolled out in phases over the next sixty days.

"We're honored that Cisco has chosen KnowledgeNet again for this critical training program," said Graunke. "It further demonstrates the depth of our Cisco relationship, and our ability to out-execute other e-learning vendors. This would have been a 9-12 month project for most; but due to our advanced Monsoon technology platform, we are able to deliver on the goals of Cisco in just two months."

About, Inc.
KnowledgeNet delivers next generation Internet-based training - "e-learning" - that enables enterprises and individuals alike to enjoy online training with the freshest content and best instructional design possible. The Company's multiple synchronous and asynchronous content delivery solutions represent an integrated suite of e-learning products that can be easily customized to suit individual learning styles. KnowledgeNet has received nearly a dozen industry distinctions for its e-learning solutions, including the Macromedia e-learning award for Best Corporate Training application, Brandon Hall of Fame gold and bronze medals in the Information Technology category, the Information Technology Training Association Award for Excellence, and the United States Distance Learning Association Award for Excellence. The Company is a Cisco Learning Solutions Partner-Developer, and is a Microsoft Certified Technical Education Center (CTEC) as well as a Microsoft Certified Partner.

Companies choose KnowledgeNet's integrated e-learning solutions for their proven return on investment, high pass rates, engaging content, and superior customer service. A September 2000 CMP Media survey revealed that KnowledgeNet e-learning beats traditional classroom training, with 94% of KnowledgeNet students passing their certification exams. KnowledgeNet customers include blue chip companies and institutions such as Boston University Corporate Education Center, Cisco, GE, Lockheed Martin, Sun Educational Services, and WorldCom. Founded in 1998, KnowledgeNet is a privately held company based in Phoenix, Arizona. The Company is backed by Cisco Systems, Morgenthaler Ventures, Sierra Ventures, Trinity Ventures, and Berkeley International Capital Corporation.

Visit KnowledgeNet on the Web at For more information, call 1-888-577-5779.


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