SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Simplilearn, one of the world's largest providers of online training and professional certification courses, today announced that Bernard Golden has joined the company as an Advisory Board Member for its cloud computing certification courses.
Simplilearn is rapidly expanding its cloud computing offerings with courses developed and taught by world-class faculty under the direction of Golden. Cloud computing course participants get training to prepare for roles as solution architects, cloud developers, system operators and other skilled positions. Simplilearn is a silver lining partner of Microsoft Azure Solutions, as well as an authorized learning partner for Google Cloud Platform and Amazon Web Services.
“I’m excited to join Simplilearn as the Advisory Board Member for Cloud Computing,” said Golden. “The cloud is transforming the technology industry, and one of the biggest challenges for IT organizations is how to reskill their staff to meet this challenge. I believe online education is the future of learning, and am looking forward to working with Simplilearn to deliver its cloud curriculum to hundreds of thousands of students.”
“We’re excited to welcome Bernard to the Simplilearn Advisory Board,” said Krishna Kumar, Founder & CEO of Simplilearn. “As an industry thought leader, Bernard’s experience and expertise will further enrich Simplilearn’s Cloud Computing category. Simplilearn is extremely passionate about providing our learners with best-of-class training that will help them move ahead in their careers.”
Cloud computing is completely disrupting current models of IT infrastructure and services. According to Gartner, over $1 trillion in IT spending will be directly or indirectly affected by the shift to cloud over the next five years, and the industry need for skilled cloud computing professionals will be in high demand. There are 3.9 million cloud-related jobs in the U.S., with 385,000 of them in the IT sector alone, according to Forbes. Globally, there are over 18 million cloud computing jobs, with a median salary of $90,950 USD.
About Bernard Golden
Named by WIRED.com as one of the 10 most influential people in cloud computing, Bernard Golden is CEO of Navica, a consulting firm focused on cloud computing and DevOps. He previously served as Vice President, Strategy for ActiveState Software, and Vice President, Enterprise Solutions for Enstratius, both of which experienced acquisitions by large system vendors. He is the author of four books on virtualization and cloud computing, his most recent book being Amazon Web Services for Dummies.
One of the world’s leading certification training providers, Simplilearn partners with companies and individuals to address their unique learning needs and provide trainings that help working professionals achieve their career goals. Headquartered in San Francisco, the company has trained over 500,000 professionals since its inception in April 2010. Simplilearn’s course catalogue is spread across the latest in digital technologies, with certifications in Digital Marketing, Big Data, Analytics, Cloud Computing, IT Security, and many more. With on-demand learning models, best-in-class content delivered by renowned instructors, live-projects, learning paths, teaching assistance, and more, Simplilearn provides up-skilling solutions through outcome-based training. For more information, visit www.simplilearn.com.