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Learning Tree International Introduces a New Course: Cloud Computing with Amazon Web Services

RESTON, VA (November 17, 2011)
Learning Tree International (NASDAQ: LTRE) has announced the introduction of a new Cloud Computing course— Cloud Computing with Amazon Web Services™. This course provides extensive hands-on experience developing cloud solutions with Amazon Web Services.

“As cloud computing revolutionizes IT, organizations are increasingly searching for the right cloud solution for a flexible and cost-effective infrastructure,” said Jennifer Urick, Vice President of Product Development for Learning Tree International. “This course offers participants the skills they need to develop a robust, flexible and cost-effective cloud solution with Amazon Web Services.”

Cloud Computing with Amazon Web Services
Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides a comprehensive range of IT cloud products that allow organizations to access reliable and scalable computing resources. In this course, Learning Tree’s expert instructors will teach participants the skills needed to fully leverage AWS to deliver significant technical and business benefits.

Exercises include:

  • Installing command-line tools and administering AWS
  • Automating EC2 provisioning with scripts
  • Creating EBS volumes and attaching to running instances
  • Implementing a robust storage solution using S3
  • Communicating between distributed systems with SQS
  • Deploying a web application on Elastic Beanstalk
  • Designing and operating a relational database using RDS

Learning Tree will begin presenting Cloud Computing with Amazon Web Services at its Education Centers in January 2012.

The current schedule includes the following:

  • New York, NY — January 3-6, 2012
  • Washington, DC (Rockville, MD) — January 24-27, 2012
  • Washington, DC (Alexandria, VA) — February 14-17, 2012
  • Washington, DC (Reston, VA) — March 13-16, 2012

This schedule is subject to change.

There are three ways for participants to attend this course:

  1. At a Learning Tree Education Center
  2. Via Learning Tree AnyWare™—our live, online, instructor-led training delivery solution that allows participants to join this course from their home, office or anywhere there is Internet access.
  3. This course can also be delivered on site at a client facility as a private, customized event.

For more information and the latest course dates and locations, call 1-888-THE-TREE (1-888-843-8733) or visit us online.

About Learning Tree International

Learning Tree International is a leading global provider of highly effective, hands-on training to information technology professionals and managers. Since 1974, over 65,000 organizations have relied on Learning Tree to enhance the professional skills of more than 2.1 million employees. Learning Tree develops, markets and delivers a broad, proprietary library of instructor-led courses focused on web development; IT security; project management; operating systems; databases; networking; software development; and leadership, management and business skills. Courses are presented globally at Learning Tree Education Centers, on-site at client facilities, and can be attended via Learning Tree AnyWare™, the Company’s proprietary technology that connects participants via the web to the actual classroom, from their workplace or home. For more information about our products and services, call 1-888-THE-TREE (1-888-843-8733), visit, follow @LearningTree on Twitter or visit Learning Tree International's Facebook fan page.

Contact Information

Max Shevitz
Learning Tree International
Phone: (703) 925-5590

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