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PC Pro and IT PRO launch new IT and Business Skills training service

Press release October 14, 2009 Business

For Immediate Release: London, UK October 14th 2009

PC Pro andIT PRO the UK’s leading technology news & reviews sites for technology professionals, today announced the formation of a strategic partnership to launch their new, direct-to-consumer training solution provision; PC Pro Training ( and IT PRO Training (

 Developed in association with the UK’s leading edge training course directory, CourseMonster®(, the new service gives instant access to the most comprehensive and high quality training courses in the UK. 

 “We are delighted to be partnering with CourseMonster®, this new offering is a natural progression for us, and our continued growth is being achieved through delivering quality solutions and real business benefits to our users” says PC Pro and IT PRO Marketing Manager, Claire Scrase. 

 The new relationship, will enable consumers to search over 15,000 of the most in-demand software and business skills training courses, including Microsoft, Citrix, Cisco, VMware, Oracle, ITIL, ISEB, CompTIA, PRINCE2 and APM, delivered by over 150 of the UK’s key training companies. Developed on the .net platform, users will be able to search by brand, category, postcode, price, and location.

 “We are very excited about teaming up with PC Pro & IT PRO, this association will significantly extend our portfolio to a much wider audience and fulfill the demands of consumers”, comments CourseMonster® Managing Director, Kelvin Durcan. “We look forward to helping PC Pro and IT PRO expand audience engagement by bringing the best training content to market.”

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Notes to Editor

About IT PRO

IT PRO is more than just a B2B website, it is the essential place for all IT coverage in the UK.  IT PRO provides users with breaking IT news, along with blogs, comment and multimedia content. With enterprise-level product reviews and business-driven technical insight, IT PRO brings users the practical features, case studies, interviews and tutorials that help them make business technology decisions.

About PC Pro

PC Pro is the most influential IT brand in the UK. For over 13 years PC Pro has enabled millions of professional PC users to make the best possible IT decisions through a unique blend of definitive labs-based reviews, provocative and entertaining features and real-world advice from real-word consultants. With an average of 1,107,360 unique users each month makes sure they get the key news first.

 About CourseMonster®                    

Founded in 2004, CourseMonster® is the UK’s leading training course information directory; providing individuals, public and private sector companies, easy access, to the most in-demand software brands, industry qualifications and business skills training courses on the market. 

 The database, powered by CourseMonsterData, is updated daily in real time, enabling users to search thousands of the most comprehensive, up-to-date training courses and over 60,000 scheduled dates.  Training is provided by over 150 of the UK’s leading training specialists.