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Safari Books Online Takes Home Bronze in the 2011 Brandon Hall Excellence Awards for Technology for Learning, Talent, Management, and Sales and Marketing

Honored in Mobile Learning Technology Category

SEBASTOPOL, Calif. – January 31, 2012 – Safari® Books Online (, the leading on-demand digital library for technology, digital media and business professionals, today announced that it has won a bronze prize in the Brandon Hall Bronze 2011 Technology Excellence awards in the category of Mobile Learning Technology.

The Brandon Hall Group Technology Excellence Awards, now in its 18th year, recognize innovators in the marketplace for products available in the areas of Learning, Talent Management, and Sales and Marketing. A panel of veteran, independent senior judges evaluated the entries along with Brandon Hall Group’s industry expert analysts and leadership.

Said Mike Cooke, CEO of Brandon Hall Group, “2011 provided us with a unique viewpoint of how organizations are driving business results and performance improvement through technology. This was the year in which technology providers and their clients have been able to transform the power of mobile, social, talent, learning, sales and marketing technologies, with proven, validated results.  Most impressive to our judges was an underlying theme around collaborative relationships, a deep understanding of client needs and how technology can be leveraged to create opportunities and operating efficiencies for organizations of all sizes.  I am proud to announce these first-rate solution providers as award winners in the most competitive year yet.”

Safari Books Online mobile users have full access to all of the books and videos their subscription level allows as well as many of the popular and powerful features they enjoy when using Safari Books Online on their computers. The Safari Books Online mobile website,, automatically recognizes the user’s type of device, connection speed and display size to deliver optimal performance no matter what type of mobile device or operating system.

The free iPad app, called Safari To Go, is available for download now at Apple’s iTunes App Store. The app provides access to content in Safari Books Online and extends the popular breadth of learning resources and folder management to iPad users, while taking advantage of native iPad capabilities like multi-touch and page swiping.

About Brandon Hall Group

Having worked with more than 10,000 clients globally and after 20 years of delivering world-class solutions, Brandon Hall Group is the preeminent research and analyst organization focused on developing research-driven solutions to drive organizational performance for emerging and large organizations.  Brandon Hall Group has an extensive repository of thought leadership, research, data and expertise in Learning and Development, Talent Management, Sales Effectiveness, Marketing Impact, and Executive Management. (

About Safari Books Online

Safari Books Online ( is an on-demand digital library that delivers expert content in both book and video form from the world’s leading authors in technology and business. Technology professionals, software developers, web designers, and business and creative professionals use Safari Books Online as their primary resource for research, problem solving, learning and certification training.

Safari Books Online offers a range of product mixes and pricing programs for organizations, government agencies and individuals. Subscribers have access to thousands of books, training videos and prepublication manuscripts in one fully searchable database from publishers like Cisco Press, Prentice Hall Professional, O’Reilly Media, Addison-Wesley Professional, Microsoft Press, Sams, Que, Peachpit Press, John Wiley & Sons, Elsevier, IBM Press, Adobe Press, FT Press, Apress, Manning, New Riders, Apple Certified, Course Technology, Splash Media and dozens more. For more information about Safari Books Online, please visit us online.


Media Contacts

Rich Mullikin

Rocket Science

415-464-8110 x216

Rose St. Clair

Safari Books Online

(707) 827-4100

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