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New partnership brings Pearson’s e-learning solutions to the Class on Demand Online Learning Platform

Hoffman Estates, IL – - Class on Demand™, a provider of professional educational products, is pleased to announce its new partnership with Pearson, the world’s leading learning company. The agreement calls for a wide range of Pearson’s professional training courses – spanning IT, programming, certification and software development – to be made available for purchase and instant streaming through the Class on Demand Online Learning Platform, which includes a secure streaming video server employing Microsoft’s® Silverlight® DRM technology.

Popular Pearson courses to be featured will include Java Fundamentals, CCNA Video Mentor: (CCNA Exam 640-802), iPhone App Development Fundamentals LiveLesson, Programming in Objective-C 2.0 LiveLessons and C# Fundamentals.

“We’re excited to be able to offer our IT training videos through their Class on Demand Online Learning Platform,” says Mark Taub, Editor-in-Chief, Pearson. “We believe that the combination of our content and their state-of-the-art delivery platform will make for a very successful offering.”

“We are constantly searching for education partners that complement the Class on Demand brand and reputation for high-quality content production - our collaboration with Pearson does just that,” says Paul Holtz, CEO and founder, Class on Demand. “Our customers will now have on-demand access to a wide-range of Pearson’s leading IT courses, whenever and wherever they want.”

For a full-list of Pearson courses available through the Class on Demand Online Learning Platform, please visit: http://www.classondemand.net/IT/catalog.aspx.

About Pearson

Pearson, the education, services and technology company, is home to such respected brands as Addison-Wesley Professional, Cisco Press, Exam Cram, IBM Press, Pearson IT Certification, Prentice Hall Professional, Que and Sams Publishing, which have as their online publishing arm, InformIT (www.informit.com) - The Trusted Technology Learning Source. In addition, Berkeley-based Peachpit (www.peachpit.com), the publishing partner for Adobe Press, Apple Certified and others, publishes best-selling books for creative design professionals. Pearson is also co-founder, with O'Reilly Media Inc., of Safari Books Online (http://safari.informit.com), the premier on-demand technology content library providing thousands of expert reference materials through a single point of contact, including expert technology, creative and design, industry and management resources in video, audio and written formats. Pearson Education is part of Pearson (NYSE: PSO), the international media company. Pearson's other primary businesses include the Financial Times Group and the Penguin Group.

About Class on Demand

Class on Demand is a leading producer of education and training programs. Its products and services address the needs of individuals, professionals and corporate training. Current programs cover a broad spectrum of content, including: video capture and editing, computer animation, federally mandated training, customized corporate training, IT training and vocational education.

Class on Demand is a trademark of Class on Demand, Incorporated.

Microsoft®, Silverlight® and any other logo, trademark or registered trademark are the property of their respective owners and are incorporated in this material for reference only. Such nominative use does not imply any connection, sponsorship, endorsement or relationship between Class on Demand, Incorporated and the owners of these logos and marks.

For Press Only (Class on Demand):

Zazil Media Group

Kathleen Langlois

(p) +1 413 374 7655

(email) kathleen@zazilmediagroup.com

Zazil Media Group

Janice Dolan

(p) +1 617 817 6595

(email) janice@zazilmediagroup.com

(Pearson)

Andrea Bledsoe

(p) +1 317 428 3168

(email) andrea.bledsoe@pearson

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