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For Second Straight Year, Meridian Voted World's Best LMS


October 4, 2012 - HERNDON, VA

For the second straight year, readers of Elearning! and Government Elearning! magazines named Meridian Knowledge Solutions' Meridian Global LMS the world's best enterprise learning management system. The Meridian Global LMS is software that links people to courses, documents, data, instructors and other learners at any time from a desktop, laptop, tablet or mobile device.

Vinay Nilakantan, Meridian's director of product development and research, accepted the award on September 26 at the Enterprise Learning! Conference & Expo in Irvine, California. "It might sound trite to say our focus, first and foremost, is on our customer's success and satisfaction. But winning this award proves we're delivering on those words," said Nilakantan. "We thank those who voted Meridian the world's Best Enterprise LMS for a second year in a row."

The staff of Elearning! magazine received approximately 3,800 nominations for this year's readers' choice awards. Readers selected products across 21 categories to receive awards ranging from Best Learning Management System to Best Virtual Classroom. Meridian was also a finalist for Best Enterprise LMS in 2008, 2009 and 2010.

"To be named a category winner is a true testament to the vendor's product and service excellence," said Catherine Upton, Elearning! Media Group's publisher, in a statement.

The 2012 edition of Meridian Global LMS includes a social module for customers to integrate discussion forums, wikis, blogs, document-sharing and chat within the learning management system's collaboration spaces -- the areas learners can use to share know-how or discuss courses they have taken. Learners can also post comments and links about courses, videos or podcasts to Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn for discussion.

"Healthcare organizations, professional associations, government and others trust the world-class, comprehensive and easy-to-use capabilities of Meridian's LMS to optimize learning for the extended enterprise," said John Leh, vice president of sales and marketing for Meridian.

About Meridian
Meridian Knowledge Solutions is the #1-rated human-capital management company for customer loyalty, with a documented customer retention rate of 98 percent. Meridian provides integrated solutions for over 350 clients with 8.5 million active users including AutoZone, Bell Helicopter, CSX Corporation, J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., Panera Bread, Sunrise Senior Living, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, and more than 80 federal, state and local governments. Meridian takes a unique approach to tailor every solution to exact client needs. Meridian asks the right questions, listens and molds its solution to fit its customers' unique requirements. Meridian offers SaaS, private cloud or on-premises deployments.

Meridian's flagship product, the Meridian Global LMS, integrates advanced learning management, mobile learning, social learning, e-commerce, learning content management, performance management and workforce analytics into one fully integrated solution. Meridian also provides strategic professional services, mobile and e-learning courseware development and hosting services. Meridian is a wholly owned subsidiary of Visionary Integration Professionals. To learn more, visit www.meridianksi.com, or follow Meridian on Twitter @meridianks.

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