Partner Watch, May 22

New Horizons becomes the largest network of Microsoft Gold Partners, it reports.

New Horizons Computer Learning Centers Inc. announced Tuesday that 108 of its learning centers have attained Microsoft Gold Certified for Learning Solutions status.

The achievement makes it the largest network of Microsoft Gold Partners in the world, according to a statement from the Anaheim, Calif.-based independent IT training provider.

"Earning Gold Certification is a rigorous process that requires a strong commitment to quality and customer satisfaction,” said Dave Sundstrom, senior vice president of sales and marketing for New Horizons. “The significant number of Gold CPLSs (Certified Partners for Learning Solutions) in our worldwide network confirms that New Horizons is consistently exceeding industry standards and is providing real value to our clients."

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