BOOT CAMPS
Global Knowledge is the big winner in our Training & Certification category. The training company won three out of four awards, beginning with selection as our readers' choice in boot camps. Global Knowledge's MCSA and MCSE boot camps are intensive programs that can help you quickly get up to speed with Windows 2000, preparing you for certification and helping you build the skills you need to be successful on the job.

Global Knowledge MCSA/MCSE boot camps combine the intensity and focus of traditional knowledge-based boot camps with a proven ability to develop a student's skills through hands-on, instructor-led programs. Global Knowledge boot camps are acclaimed for being results oriented.


HANDS-ON MICROSOFT TRAINING
Global Knowledge
Cary, NC
(800) 268-7737
www.globalknowledge.com
Price: $895 to $7,995

COMPUTER-BASED TRAINING
Transcender took top honors among our readers for its offerings in computer-based training. TranscenderCert exam simulations for Microsoft, CompTIA, Oracle, Cisco, Novell, Sun, and CIW certification exams are consistently named "Best Practice Exams" in independent polls of IT professionals.

TranscenderCerts are widely recognized as providing comprehensive and realistic simulations of actual exams. The exam simulations let you focus on the topics you need to know so that you will be ready to pass the real exam.

TranscenderCert exam simulations let you know when you're ready to pass an exam, provide comprehensive questions that cover the topics and areas you need to know for an exam, help you identify and focus on your weak areas, and offer detailed explanations with references that help you increase your understanding of the topics.


TRANSCENDERCERT EXAM SIMULATIONS
Transcender LLC
Nashville, TN
(615) 726-8779
www.transcender.com
Price: $79 to $149 (single-user license, individual products)

WEB-BASED TRAINING
Global Knowledge also received the most votes from our readers for its Web-based training courses. For those of you who don't want to leave the office, Global Knowledge provides hands-on training with a Microsoft Virtual Classroom e-Learning course.

Global Knowledge's Web-based training courses offer a live, instructor-led training option without travel cost and with a significant reduction in "out-of-office" time. You can work in real time on real equipment and avoid traveling by taking a course from home, your desk, or a designated PC lab.

SelfTest Software also made a strong showing for Web-based training, capturing a close second behind Global Knowledge. As a Kaplan Company, Self Test Software has earned the endorsement of major vendors, including Microsoft, Oracle, Cisco, Novell, Lotus, CIW, and CompTIA.


HANDS-ON MICROSOFT TRAINING
Global Knowledge
Cary, NC
(800) 268-7737
www.globalknowledge.com
Price: $895 to $7,995

RUNNER-UP
Self Test Software
Roswell, GA
(770) 643-3600
www.selftestsoftware.com
Price: $55 to $99

INSTRUCTOR-LED TRAINING
Our readers also selected Global Knowledge as the leader in instructor-led training. Global Knowledge uses expert consultants to develop and deliver a real-world, hands-on training experience to its students.

Global Knowledge develops its courses in-house using cutting-edge instructional design techniques to ensure vendor neutrality and to reflect the real challenges you'll face when deploying Windows 2000. Rather than just teaching commands and features of Windows 2000, Global Knowledge courses teach what you need to know to be successful, both on the job and on the certification tests. Instructors add their individual expertise to tailor a course specifically to the needs of the students in class.


HANDS-ON MICROSOFT TRAINING
Global Knowledge
Cary, NC
(800) 268-7737
www.globalknowledge.com
Price: $895 to $7,995