|For Immediate Release:||25 September 2008|
|PR Contact:||Pearson VUE
Mary Beth Mohn, Marketing Director
ILOG Chooses Pearson VUE for Global Test Delivery for Certifying Qualified Practitioners
BLOOMINGTON, Minn., September 25, 2008 — Pearson VUE, the computer-based testing business of Pearson, today announced that it has signed a contract with ILOG. ILOG authorized certification exams will be delivered throughout the expansive worldwide network of Pearson VUE® Authorized Test Centers. Starting immediately, the ILOG JRules® certification program is available through Pearson VUE. The program has three levels of certification — Gold, Silver and Bronze — with each demonstrating a different level of familiarity with the product.
“We are pleased to be working with ILOG to deliver their certification programs,” said Robert Whelan, president of Pearson VUE. “Our expansive test center network is ideal for IT certification programs, as it combines global reach and coverage with a secure testing environment. We look forward to working with ILOG to grow their certification program.”
The certification program is open to all BRMS practitioners, including ILOG customers, system integrators, independent developers, and consultants, as well as ILOG employees. ILOG certification ensures recognition for specialized knowledge and dedication to professional development. The program is open to professionals from across the industry, including ILOG product users and customers, system integrators, independent contractors and consultants and ILOG employees.
“The deployment has been very smooth and we are already receiving positive feedback on the program and the platform from all regions,” said Jean Pommier, vice president of methodology at ILOG, Inc. “Pearson VUE provided us with instant global coverage which corresponds to our customers and partners’ need for such a certification program.”
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 largest and most secure network of test centers in 162 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.