cloudera PartnerOfTheYear

April 21, 2016 - ExitCertified, a leading provider of certified IT training and an Avnet Technology Solutions company, today announced that it has been recognized as Cloudera Global Partner of the Year 2016, marking the 3rd year in a row they have received this honor. As Cloudera’s leading training delivery partner, ExitCertified leads North America in overall bookings and number of classes delivered, all while maintaining high quality student satisfaction scores, and delivering a diverse selection of Cloudera courses.

“The entire team at ExitCertified does their job extremely well”, says Mark Morrisey, Senior Director, Cloudera University.   ” It’s not only the talent of their instructors; it’s the top to bottom excellence in which their entire staff does their job”, continues Mark.  “ When a Cloudera customer engages with ExitCertified I have full confidence that from their initial interaction with the ExitCertified team and through to completion of their training course, they will receive a top-notch experience.  It is with great pride, having been partnered with ExitCertified for several years, that Cloudera has named ExitCertified their Global Training Partner of the Year for the third consecutive year”.

“As we grow our education practice around Cloud, Big Data and Analytics, our focus has always been to partner with the technology innovators and market leaders such as Cloudera”, said Hees Ham, VP Education Solutions, ExitCertified.   “We are confident in the value we bring to our customers knowing that Cloudera offers one of the most current curriculums around big data technologies”. Cloudera’s extensive Hadoop training has courses specifically aimed at Developers, Administrators, Data Analysts, and Data Scientists, meeting the market’s demand for role-based training.

Cloudera Instructor of the Year 2016

In addition to the company’s award, ExitCertified instructor Joel Budgor was awarded North America / Latin America Authorized Cloudera Partner Instructor of the Year for 2016. This is an exceptional award; one where Joel had to meet thresholds for courses delivered, students taught and satisfaction ratings, just to be nominated. Joel was selected for the Americas region, as Cloudera Partner Instructor of the Year based on his all-star achievements and the keenness with which students evaluated his instruction.

Americas Outstanding Instructors 2016

Instructors who met the nomination criteria for Cloudera Partner Instructor of the Year, but who did not win the top accolade, received honorable mention as Outstanding Instructors. ExitCertified is pleased to announce the following instructors received this recognition; Michael MacKay, Eric Wong and Michael Stapleton.

For a complete listing of ExitCertified’s Cloudera course offerings, please visit here.