|For Immediate Release:||15 October 2009|
|PR Contacts:||Adam Gaber
TANDBERG Selects Pearson VUE for Certification Delivery
Bloomington, Minn., October 15, 2009 — Pearson VUE, the computer-based testing business of Pearson, announced today that TANDBERG has signed a multi-year contract with Pearson VUE for computer-based test delivery of its certification exams. TANDBERG is a global leader in visual communications, providing a broad range of video conferencing and telepresence products and services. TANDBERG examinations will be available throughout the worldwide Pearson VUE® Authorized Test Center network.
“We were looking for a test development and delivery partner to help us launch our new certification program for our partners and customers,” said Patricia Stang Auseth, Vice President of Learning and Development for TANDBERG University. “Pearson VUE’s reputation as the leader in computer-based testing and extensive expertise with IT certifications will undoubtedly prove to be a winning combination in the development and growth of our certification program.”
“We are excited to be the exclusive testing partner for TANDBERG,” said Robert Whelan, president and chief executive officer, Pearson VUE. “TANDBERG video solutions can be found in over 90 countries, and the company is undergoing tremendous growth. Our Pearson VUE Authorized Test Center network will help TANDBERG achieve the reach they are looking for with their new certification program, while ensuring a high level of security.”
About Pearson VUE
Pearson VUE (www.pearsonvue.com) 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 media company, whose businesses include the Financial Times Group, Pearson Education and the Penguin Group.
TANDBERG is the leading global provider of telepresence, high-definition video conferencing and mobile video products and services with dual headquarters in New York and Norway. TANDBERG designs, develops and markets systems and software for video, voice and data. The company provides sales, support and value-added services in more than 90 countries worldwide. TANDBERG is publicly traded on the Oslo Stock Exchange under the ticker TAA.OL. Please visit www.TANDBERG.com for more information.