Press Releases

Learn on Demand Systems Takes Action to Reduce Its Carbon Footprint

Learn on Demand Systems, a global leader in hands-on learning, announced that it has taken steps to reduce its impact on the environment.

For Learn on Demand Systems, being a technology company with data centers located around the world means leaving an energy footprint. While the company’s entirely remote workforce means reduced emissions from fewer employee commutes, and its virtual employee meetings and online lab delivery mean less air travel, the company wanted to do more to reduce its impact on the environment.

Working with sustainability company Terrapass, Learn on Demand Systems purchased credits to […]

2019-11-13T13:47:20+00:00Blogs, Press Releases|

Learn on Demand Systems Doubles Down on Performance-based Testing Investment

Learn on Demand Systems, the global leader in hands-on learning, has become a Cornerstone member of the Performance Testing Council, a nonprofit consortium dedicated to innovation in performance-based testing. Performance-based testing replaces traditional tests with real-word tasks performed in live environments.

Learn on Demand Systems served as an Organizational-level member of the council since May 2017. Cornerstone membership provides the highest level of sponsorship, recognition and benefits.

“Performance-based testing is crucial to ensuring that technical professionals’ training translates directly to the ability to perform actual tasks and solve real problems,” explains Learn on Demand Systems CEO Corey Hynes. “Stepping up our sponsorship […]

2019-10-16T13:30:05+00:00Blogs, Press Releases|

Learn on Demand Systems Welcomes Barry Martin as New Chief Technology Officer

As Chief Technology Officer, Barry will be responsible for the day-to-day management of development efforts, as well as making rapid improvements to the way the company releases products and features to drive adoption and awareness.

Before joining Learn on Demand Systems, he founded an IT consulting and training firm where he served as the CTO and later the CEO.  His goal has always been to provide customers with amazing service that goes above and beyond expectations, while implementing the best technology solutions to help them achieve their business goals.

“As Learn on Demand System’s grows and evolves, this brings much needed leadership […]

2019-10-02T20:00:30+00:00Blogs, Press Releases|

Learn on Demand Systems Named One of CIOReview’s 10 Most Promising Azure Solution Providers of 2019

Technology magazine CIOReview has recognized Learn on Demand Systems as one of its 10 Most Promising Microsoft Azure Solution Providers of 2019. This is in addition to being named one of the publication’s 50 Most Promising Microsoft Solution Providers of 2019. These annual listings acknowledge companies that are at the forefront of tackling customer challenges.

“We are glad to recognize Learn on Demand Systems as one of the 10 Most Promising Microsoft Azure Solution Providers – 2019,” said Justin Smith, managing editor of CIOReview. “As a Microsoft Gold Partner, the firm is redefining the education landscape by […]

2019-09-03T12:21:53+00:00Blogs, Press Releases|

Learn on Demand Systems Named as a 2019 Inc. 5000 Company

Inc. magazine today revealed that Learn on Demand Systems is recognized on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.

“It’s an honor to be recognized on this distinguished list,” said Corey Hynes, CEO of Learn on Demand Systems. “We are so proud of our amazing […]

2019-08-14T12:37:08+00:00Blogs, Press Releases|

Learn on Demand Systems Enables Lab Authors to Create Linux Containers

Learn on Demand Systems, the global leader in hands-on learning environments, today announced that lab authors utilizing Learn on Demand Systems’ platform can now create Linux-based Docker containers and instantaneously deploy them at scale.

On the company’s Lab on Demand platform platform, lab authors can now host, execute scripts against, and interact with Linux-based containers, customizing them upon launch, or while learners are in the lab. Since containers are lightweight, lab authors have a lot of options — and gain a lot of speed.

Authors can now quickly create Linux-based labs by simply referencing a Docker container located on […]

2019-07-31T19:18:47+00:00Press Releases|

Learn on Demand Systems Collaborates with Credly to Launch Digital Credentialing Program for In-Demand Tech Skills

Learn on Demand Systems, developer of hands-on learning technology used by top tech firms, including Microsoft, to build engaging and effective learning programs, announced today the launch of a new digital credential program. With the company’s digital credentials, learners can earn and share their validated skills to connect with career pathways and learning opportunities.

“With the integration of digital credentials into our IT Pro Challenges, learners can now digitally validate the skills they demonstrate through our challenges and receive tangible benefits of their hard work to encourage them to continue their learning,” said Corey Hynes, CEO of Learn on […]

2019-07-15T17:10:50+00:00Blogs, Press Releases|

Command Line Access and Automated Scoring Now Available for Linux Labs

Learn on Demand Systems, the global leader in hands-on learning environments, today announced browser-based command line access and automated scoring for Linux labs. Hands-on learners using Learn on Demand Systems’ platform can now connect to Linux virtual machines running supported Linux distributions, including Ubuntu, CentOS, Red Hat, and Kali, via a direct SSH terminal session. Automated scoring scripts can now be written in Bash or PowerShell for activity-based assessments and performance-based testing.

“We are constantly working on ways to improve our users’ experience, and this new functionality enables us to do that for the Linux community,” said Corey Hynes, […]

2019-05-14T13:17:06+00:00Blogs, Press Releases|

IT Pro Challenges All Access Pass receives a gold star review from TechGenix

TechGenix, a global provider of technical content for IT Professionals released a review of Learn on Demand System’s product IT Pro Challenges.  In the review, Brien Posey a technical author and speaker who has received Microsoft’s MVP awards numerous times, gives the product a gold star award.

“I absolutely love the IT Pro Challenges concept,” says Posey. “The website provides a great way for IT pros to be able to go into a live environment and hone their skills, without the hassles of setting up their own virtual machines. I also found the site to have a good-sized […]

2019-05-07T19:00:29+00:00Blogs, Press Releases|

Learn on Demand Systems launches AWS Cloud Slice for hands-on learning

Learn on Demand Systems, a global leader in providing hands-on learning environments, today announced the release of AWS Cloud Slice.

Available immediately, AWS Cloud Slice enables dynamically provisioned, pre-configured cloud subscriptions using the Amazon Web Services platform. With AWS Cloud Slice, a company that is building learning environments using AWS can carve out a small slice of the cloud capacity and serve it to the user in a tightly controlled, highly secure way. The user only receives access to the AWS platform as defined and configured by the company in a scalable and repeatable process.

Designed to be […]

2019-05-08T13:10:29+00:00Blogs, Press Releases|