Trainocate Holdings, Sri Lanka’s largest IT and human capability development training provider, has been recognised as the 2021 Microsoft Learning Partner of the Year; the first Asian company ever to have earned the illustrious title.
The annual global awards recognise Microsoft partners demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology. It acknowledges outstanding contributions and successes by partners from over 100 countries and in a wide variety of categories, including partner competencies, cloud to edge technologies, entrepreneurial spirit, and social impact. This year, amidst the many challenges of conducting operations under an ongoing pandemic, Trainocate was selected over 4,400 entries, adding yet another feather to its cap of accolades.
“In this fast-paced digital era, being recognised as the first Asian country to achieve this honour is a testament to the hard work and dedication put in by the Trainocate team in close collaboration with Microsoft, to help our customers and partners achieve organisational success,” said Zafarullah Hashim, Chief Executive Officer, Trainocate Sri Lanka. “This award will only strengthen our commitment towards broadening our portfolio of Microsoft-led training solutions and services, allowing us also to expand our network as a top-tier Microsoft partner.”
Founded in 1995, Trainocate has invested significantly in expanding its influence in emerging technologies by taking its cutting-edge and industry-recognised curriculum and certification courses across the globe. Now with a strong presence in 14 countries and in 26 locations around the globe, the company has helped numerous professionals expedite their careers through core competencies such as Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Cloud Computing, Data Science, Dev Ops, and Machine Learning.
“Axiata Digital Labs (ADL) signed up with Trainocate at the beginning of this year, and have successfully completed Microsoft Azure certification training for over 200 ADL employees within a period of five months,” said Ridmi Silva, Head of Lead at Axiata Digital Labs. “Working with Trainocate is a true collaboration that not only provides us with concrete business solutions, but also educates us on the potential of machine learning and how to share that knowledge with our entire organization.”
With over 25 years of experience in the field, Trainocate enjoys authorized training partner status and affiliations with leading IT vendors and organisations like AWS, Cisco, CompaTIA, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft, NetApp, IBM, Red Hat, Trend Micro, VMware, and many others. Trainocate’s strong curriculum of industry-certified training consists of over 2000 courses.
It encourages multi-dimensional approaches in learning, where some courses are developed with cross functional vendor capabilities for clients who wish to train themselves across vendors simultaneously. With Training Needs Analysis, Trainocate works with its clients to measure existing competencies against industry benchmarks, so as to identify technical and operational skill gaps and recommend action plans in order to realise each client’s full talent potential.