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VMware Signs Contract Renewal with Pearson VUE

BLOOMINGTON, Minn., July 1, 2011 — Pearson VUE, the leader in secure high-stakes testing, announced today that VMware has signed an extended renewal contract with Pearson VUE to deliver VMware certification exams. These important certification exams are available globally through the Pearson VUE Authorized Test Center network of more than 4,500 sites in 165 countries.

VMware offers world-class certifications designed to validate and recognize IT professionals with the technical capabilities and real-world experience needed to effectively install, manage, deploy and support VMware products and solutions. VMware certifications are available in two areas of virtualization: Datacenter and Desktop. Each specialty is broken down into three distinct certification levels reflective of skill and competency level.

“We have built a solid relationship with VMware and are honored that they have renewed their contract with Pearson VUE,” said Robert Whelan, president and chief executive officer of Pearson VUE. “We’re dedicated to helping VMware grow its virtualization and cloud computing program in the years to come.”

About Pearson VUE
Pearson VUE ( is the global leader in computer-based testing for information technology, academic, government and professional testing programs around the world. Pearson VUE provides a full suite of services from test development to data management, and delivers exams through the world’s most comprehensive and secure network of test centers in 165 countries. Pearson VUE is a business of Pearson (NYSE: PSO; LSE: PSON), the international education and information company, whose businesses include the Financial Times Group, Pearson Education and the Penguin Group.