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Learning Tree International Introduces a New Course – Cloud First: Overview, Strategies and Options for Government IT Managers

RESTON, VA (November 29, 2011)
Learning Tree International (NASDAQ: LTRE) has announced the introduction of a new cloud computing course for government—Cloud First: Overview, Strategies and Options for Government IT Managers. This course is designed for Government IT managers interested in understanding the benefits of cloud computing and complying with Cloud First.

“As cloud computing revolutionizes IT, government agencies are searching for the right cloud solution to comply with the Cloud First mandate,” said Jennifer Urick, Vice President of Product Development for Learning Tree International. "This government training gives participants the strategies they need to align their agency’s strategic goals with cloud capabilities.”

Cloud First: Overview, Strategies and Options for Government IT Managers
This one-day government course explores the cloud computing landscape as it relates to government and its compliance with the Cloud First policy. Participants learn strategies and best practices for mapping agency priorities to cloud attributes.

This one-day government course covers the following topics:

  • Analyzing cloud computing delivery models
  • Achieving System Agility with Infrastructure as a Service
  • Integrating Software as a Service (SaaS) to Lower the Cost of Government Operations
  • Selecting the Right Cloud Deployment Model
  • Improving Application Delivery with Platform as a Service (PaaS)
  • Evaluating Potential Barriers to Adopting the Cloud
  • Moving Forward to Cloud Adoption

There are three ways for participants to attend this course:

  1. Learning Tree will begin presenting Cloud First: Overview, Strategies and Options for Government IT Managers at its Washington, DC area Education Centers in January 2012.
  2. This course can also be attended 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. Cloud First: Overview, Strategies and Options for Government IT Managers can also be delivered on site at a client facility as a private, customized event.

For further information and the latest course dates and locations, call 1-888-THE-TREE (1-888-843-8733) or visit To see all Learning Tree Cloud computing courses, visit

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.

*Based on 2010 GSA Report

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Learning Tree International
Phone: (703) 925-5590

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