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MeasureUp Wins Second Consecutive Redmond Magazine Readers Choice Award for Best Exam Preparation Vendor

Certification exam preparation materials named Preferred Product by Redmond Magazine readers

SALT LAKE CITY – Certiport, the leading certification delivery solution provider for the global workforce and academic markets, today announced that MeasureUp won Redmond Magazine's 2011 Readers' Choice Award as a Preferred Product for "Best Exam Preparation Vendor." Certiport acquired MeasureUp, the global leader in IT practice tests and assessment services in May 2010, and this is the third Redmond Readers Choice Award for the company (2008, 2010).

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"MeasureUp practice tests are popular in the IT industry because of the learning and remediation properties and the quality of our content, setting us apart from the competition," said Kevin Brice, Chief Strategy Officer, Certiport. "Winning this award from Redmond Magazine readers three of the past four years validates our efforts and tells us that each year, we are helping more individuals improve their skills and earn certifications with solid practice exams."

The MeasureUp solution provides the necessary tools to reinforce learning and validate knowledge for certification students, instructors and clients of hundreds of corporations, career colleges and technical training facilities worldwide. MeasureUp has been a long-term, preferred practice test provider for Microsoft certifications since 1999.

"We value the Redmond Reader's Choice award because it comes straight from those who matter most – customers," said Ray Kelly, Chief Executive Officer, Certiport. "Certiport's practice exams are the best in the industry, and we are glad IT professionals are realizing their value in seeking certification."

In addition to being the only Microsoft Certified Practice Test Partner through Certiport's expansive network of more than 12,000 centers in 152 countries worldwide, MeasureUp provides certification solutions for the official Microsoft Office certification programs, as well as a broad range of technical certification preparation products for IT Pros and Developers including MCITP, MCPD, MCTS and more. Certiport offers a full range of solutions to support the entire certification lifecycle including study materials, practice exams, and certifications.

About Certiport

Certiport is the leading provider of certification exam development, delivery and program management services which include practice tests via MeasureUp® delivered through an expansive network of over 12,000 Certiport Authorized Testing Centers worldwide. Certiport manages a sophisticated portfolio of leading certification programs including: the official Microsoft Office certification program, the Microsoft Technology Associate certification program, the Adobe® Certified Associate certification program, the CompTIA Strata™ Fundamentals, the Autodesk Certified User certification program, the Intuit QuickBooks Certified User certification program and the Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC³®). Certiport reliably delivers over two million tests each year throughout the secondary, post-secondary, workforce and corporate technology markets in more than 152 countries and 27 languages worldwide. For more information, please visit or follow Certiport on Twitter at

"Certiport," "IC³" and "MeasureUp" are registered trademarks of Certiport, Inc. in the United States and other countries. "Microsoft" is either a registered trademark or trademark of Microsoft Corp. in the United States and other countries. The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.