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For Immediate Release: 16 June 2011
PR Contact: Adam Gaber
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Oracle Selects Pearson VUE to Deliver Sun Certification Exams

BLOOMINGTON, Minn., June 16, 2011 — Pearson VUE, the leader in secure high-stakes testing, announced this month that Oracle has chosen Pearson VUE to deliver its Sun certification exams. Effective June 1, 2011, the Java, Oracle Solaris, MySQL and NetBeans exams will be delivered globally through the Pearson VUE Authorized Test Center network of more than 4,500 sites in 165 countries.

Moving the Sun exams to Pearson VUE will consolidate all Oracle Certification exams within the operations of a single testing vendor. This will allow Oracle to provide better service and global testing coverage for all its certification exams.

“We are very excited to further strengthen our relationship with Oracle by delivering Sun certification exams,” explained Robert Whelan, president and chief executive officer of Pearson VUE. “By offering Oracle’s Sun certification exams at Pearson VUE, Oracle will see an increase in program scalability, testing coverage and exam security worldwide, while Oracle candidates benefit from seamless test registration and delivery.”

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 education and information company, whose businesses include the Financial Times Group, Pearson Education and the Penguin Group.

Last updated 2011-06-16