XtremeLabs LLC Recognized Globally with Three Prestigious Stevie® Awards in the 2019 International Business Awards 2019®

Redmond, Washington – XtremeLabs LLC was named the winner of 1 Gold and 2 Silver Stevie® Awards in the 16th Annual International Business Awards® today.  Winning categories included New Product for Career and Workforce Readiness, Customer Service Team of the Year and Company of the Year (Computer Software).

These accolades coincide with XtremeLabs’ thought leadership in defining the Hands-On Online Learning and Workforce readiness category; reimagining the customer experience and achieving industry leading Net Promotor Score® and continuous innovation in our product platform.

“Winning three International Business Awards® is an exciting moment for XtremeLabs,” says Ahmar Abbas, Chief Executive Officer of XtremeLabs LLC. “It is a recognition of all the effort our team has been putting into creating innovative products and matching that with world class customer service. We are proud to be recognized by the prestigious Stevie’s International Business Awards®.”

The Judges had the following comments on XtremeLabs’ nominations:

“I love the idea that you placed full trust in your employees to do the “Right Thing!” this has truly been effective in raising the customer service levels and employee satisfaction! Great work!”

“The reach and new product release rates are impressive. Achieving full integration with an external party and then having industry leaders incorporate the product are stellar examples of success achieved.”

“Absolutely impressive, what you have achieved as a small company providing learning solutions. Impressive numbers like total hours of training or number of instructors you work with. Even universities use your services. Congratulations!”

“The IBA judges from across the world were highly impressed with the nominations they reviewed this year. With the level of achievement documented in the 4000 nominations from 74 nations, the Stevie Awards are proud to honor organizations that demonstrate a high level of achievement in a variety of industries” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. “We received more nominations than ever and look forward to honoring the Stevie winners at our gala in Vienna, Austria this October.”

 

About XtremeLabs LLC

XtremeLabs provides technology products and services to support employability, workforce development and training. XtremeLabs provides hands-on labs for training, examinations and certifications.  XtremeLabs has over 9000 hands-on labs that cover subjects such as coding, security, data science, machine learning, networking. and other technologies. Our labs are available in over 10 different languages including German, French, Chinese, Japanese, Russian and Arabic.  For more information visit Click Here.

 

About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 nominations each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies® recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at www.StevieAwards.com.

XtremeLabs Support Microsoft Ready 2019!

XtremeLabs supported Microsoft’s Enterprise Skills Initiative during the internal Ready event in Las Vegas, NV last week. During the event XtremeLabs hosted a series of live hands-on labs supporting training in Azure and cloud Data Science skills and technologies. The lab environments complemented the courseware, which was presented to over 800 attendees by Microsoft Certified Trainers throughout the event.

In all, a total of 1,585 lab sessions were launched by students during the week and used to practice real-world cloud scenarios in Microsoft Azure.

XtremeLabs is Proud to Sponsor InstructureCon 2019!

XtremeLabs was proud to sponsor InstructureCon 2019! We want to thank everyone who stopped by our booth! It was a wonderful event and was exciting to meet a lot of new faces from around the world from as far as China, Australia, Singapore, and as close as the many K-12, colleges and universities located all over California.

Our experience and history of partnering with academic institutions, instructors and students speak for itself in our enrollment numbers:

  • 1,200+ academic institutions worldwide, from large institutions to smaller schools with a single IT instructor.
  • 1,700+ instructors and lecturers, giving us a strong base of academic instructors experienced with our platform.
  • 6,600+ semester classes of varying depth and complexity.
  • 67,300+ unique academic students from beginning IT students to experts of cybersecurity, machine learning, and big data.

We are looking forward to beginning and continuing our work with many of you who showed interest in how our labs will be able to help you in your classroom environments with your students.

XtremeLabs Attends TICE 2019!

XtremeLabs was a sponsor at the 2019 Training Industry Conference & Expo (TICE) event this past week in North Carolina where we met and had great conversations with many learning professionals. Much valuable insights and connections were made with Leaders from the learning and development world. Many noted speakers shared their work and life experiences with the attendees in the various sessions held over the two days in Raleigh, North Carolina. Highlights from the event are below!

XtremeLabs Partners with GreenBridge Computing!

Redmond, Washington – XtremeLabs and GreenBridge Computing are partnering to provide low cost green computing solutions to training businesses, academic institutions and technology companies.

GreenBridge Computing has developed GreenZero™ a secure, low-cost, low-maintenance and high-performance computing end point that has been deployed at hundreds of locations around the world.   XtremeLabs Hands On Learning Labs for Training and Examination are optimized to work with the GreenZero™ endpoint.

K-12 Districts and Higher Education institutions, Professional Training Companies, Examination Centers and Learning and Development groups at enterprises can now have a one stop, low cost solution for modernization of hardware and software in their training facilities.

The GreenZero™ units are available for purchase or via monthly subscriptions.  XtremeLabs will also be offering on-demand kits of 10, 20 and 50 seats available as rentals to support special training, testing and demonstrations events at conferences and trade shows.

“We want to remove as many barriers as possible to learners getting access to great hands-on training,” said Ahmar Abbas, CEO of XtremeLabs. “Our partnership with GreenBridge brings best in class computing, with lowest total cost of ownership in the hands of training companies, academic institutions and enterprises”.

A fully supported 25 seat training center that utilizes XtremeLabs packaged kits will cost $29 per seat / month, saving more than 60% when compared to existing solutions.  In addition, customers will receive discounted pricing on all XtremeLabs Hands On Learning Labs and Training products.

“Deploying and managing hardware and software is painful and expensive for training entities – particularly for organizations still facing Windows 7 end of support in 2020,” said David Yunger, Founder and CEO, GreenBridge Computing. “GreenZero’s disruptive technology delivers a Windows 10 experience for each user – at 60% reduced cost — while entirely eliminating costly, cumbersome conventional virtualization licensing expenses.

XtremeLabs is a strategic partner for us, given their global reach of 1,200+ training centers and nearly 5 million labs hosted.  Their unique expertise as the engine powering Microsoft’s learning delivery, including Microsoft Official Curriculum, edX, and performance-based skills validation, give us confidence as we advance our vision to empower millions of learners for tomorrow’s jobs.”

XtremeLabs LLC will be available at the TICE 2019, being held at the Raleigh, NC July 17-19 in booth 21.

GreenBridge Computing drives profitability via innovative technology. Hardware costs are cut in less than half – with increased security and manageability – while eliminating virtualization licensing fees. Founded in 2011, the company introduced the world’s first sub-$200 Windows PC, and today delights clients in more than 30 countries. As a triple-bottom-line social enterprise, GreenBridge delivers value to its shareholders, communities, and planet earth by reducing energy use by up to 90% – and donating to schools in low-income neighborhoods around the globe. You can learn more about our mission at http://greenbridge.tech

XtremeLabs Partners with Mercury Learning and Information

XtremeLabs Partners with Mercury Learning and Information for Digital Online Labs and Courseware

Redmond, Washington – XtremeLabs and Mercury Learning and Information are partnering to provide authors of technical books with online learning labs and courseware to supplement their digital and print content.

Mercury Learning and Information is a leader in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) print and digital content. In partnership with XtremeLabs, authors will be able to add a rich, hands-on learning experience to their content. The XtremeLabs online learning labs platform allows learners to get hands-on experience with systems and tools. For example, authors developing content related to coding can provide access to an integrated development environment, code snippets and exercises through XtremeLabs web browser-based platform.

“As publishers we are always looking to provide the best digital solutions to our authors,” said David Pallai, CEO of Mercury Learning and Information. “Our authors will have another digital avenue to enhance their content.”

XtremeLabs online labs platform integrates with all standards-based learning management platforms such as Blackboard, Instructure, Open edX, and Moodle that are commonly used in educational institutions. Authors will now be able to seamlessly extend their content for use in academic courses.

“Publishing is going through an aggressive digital transformation,” said Ahmar Abbas, CEO of XtremeLabs. “We are excited to be working with Mercury Learning and Information to enhance their digital offerings.”

XtremeLabs LLC and Mercury Learning and Information will be available at the Book Expo 2019, being held at the Javits Center in New York City, May 29-31, 2019.

Please contact Domieh.Daoud@www.xtremelabs.io to schedule an appointment.

About XtremeLabs
XtremeLabs provides technology products and services to support employability, workforce development and training. XtremeLabs provides hands-on labs for training, examinations and certifications. XtremeLabs has over 9000 hands-on labs that cover subjects such as coding, security, data science, machine learning, networking. and other technologies. Our labs are available in over 10 different languages including German, French, Chinese, Japanese, Russian and Arabic.

About Mercury Learning and Information
Mercury Learning and Information provides print and digital content in the areas of science and medicine, technology and computing, engineering, and mathematics (STEM disciplines) designed for the professional/reference, trade, library, higher education, career school, and online training markets. We embrace both traditional and innovative publishing models designed to accommodate the needs of the intended audience by using the appropriate delivery methods. For more information