ZapThink Announces Global Training Partnerships

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Partnerships bring leading Cloud and Architecture courses to a worldwide audience.

ZapThink, a Dovel Technologies Company, today announced partnerships with leading training and services firms to run courses in London UK, Sydney Australia, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, Bengaluru and Chennai India, and Rome Italy.

London, United Kingdom

ZapThink, a Dovel Technologies Company, is now delivering version 2.1 of the Cloud Computing for Architects course in London on March 14 – 15 in partnership with IRM UK.

IRM UK are specialists in strategic IT training for IT and business professionals and managers. Their carefully selected presenters have superior technical knowledge, teaching skills and a wide range of practical business experience. They are some of the most influential technologists, methodologists and original thinkers in IT today. Noted for the participation of top level decision makers from both the corporate, user and vendor communities, and the lucid analysis of critical strategic and management issues, their events are condensed and rigorous combining technical explanations with management advice and discussions of future directions.
“We are very pleased to be partners with ZapThink,” said Jeremy Hall, Managing Director of IRM UK. “Jason Bloomberg has spoken at many of our events and has always been extremely well received by our attendees.”

Sydney, Australia and Bengaluru & Chennai, India

ZapThink will then be delivering the Cloud Computing for Architects course in Sydney on April 18 – 19, as well as Bengaluru on May 28 – 29 and Chennai on May 30 – 31, in partnership with C C and C solutions.

C C and C Solutions is a globally renowned, boutique enterprise and solutions architecture training, consulting and mentoring organization focusing on handholding enterprises, essential in the EA early startup phase. Their goal is to EA-enable organizations to an adequate level of self-sufficiency in processes, deliverables , tools and techniques based on international best practices primarily from TOGAF® and customized to the specific business imperatives of the enterprise.
“We are pleased to partner with ZapThink in bringing their world leading Cloud expertise which synergizes with our global architecture service offerings to our customers,” said Vish Viswanathan, Managing Principal C C AND C Solutions. “We are confident that this approach will help our customers achieve self-sufficiency in their ultimate goal of realizing real business value from their IT investment.”

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Following Sydney, ZapThink will be running the Cloud Computing for Architects course May 20 – 21 as well as its renown Licensed ZapThink Architect (LZA) SOA Course May 14 – 17 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in partnership with PractIntel Malaysia.

PractIntel Malaysia is a dynamic and fast growing provider of strategic business-to-business events, formed with the ideology of practical and business intelligence, with the focus for practical trainings for excellent business intelligence. PractIntel Malaysia has focused on continually providing more innovative and up-to-date IT development workshop conferences to meet local IT industry needs.
“PractIntel Malaysia believes that the ZapThink and PractIntel Malaysia partnership, by bringing abroad the training on LZA SOA Training & Certification Boot Camp into Southeast Asia will benefit the region’s IT industry with more certified IT architects and licensed practitioners,” said Tang How Heng, Director of PractIntel Malaysia.

Rome, Italy

Finally, ZapThink will deliver its Cloud Computing for Architects course in Rome on June 6 – 7 in partnership with Technology Transfer S.r.l.

Technology Transfer S.r.l. is an Italian company active since 1986 in advanced education of IT professionals. They believed from the very beginning that, if they wanted to become an international point of reference in spreading IT knowhow, they had to reach some fundamental goals: cooperation with world-class gurus, correct spotting of strategic topics, and total independence from vendors.

About the Courses
The instructor for each course is Jason Bloomberg, President of ZapThink. Mr. Bloomberg is a globally recognized SOA and Cloud thought leader, and creator of the popular Licensed ZapThink Architect SOA course and certification as well as the Cloud Computing for Architects course. He is also the author of The Agile Architecture Revolution: How Cloud Computing, REST-Based SOA, and Mobile Computing Are Changing Enterprise IT, recently published by John Wiley & Sons.

The Cloud Computing for Architects course covers virtualization, workloads, Cloud service models (IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS), enterprise architecture and the Cloud, Cloud configuration, RESTful Clouds, Cloud Standards, Cloud security and governance, and big data and the Cloud. The course has no prerequisites. It is designed for architects, but is appropriate for people with different roles and levels of expertise. This course is valuable for anyone who wants in-depth knowledge about how to succeed with Cloud Computing. For more information and to register for an upcoming course, visit

The Licensed ZapThink Architect (LZA) SOA course covers SOA as Agile Architecture, APIs to Services, SOA business case and return on investment, SOA intermediaries, composition, and business processes, SOA governance and security, planning and running the SOA initiative, and dealing with SOA organizational challenges. Over 1,600 professionals have obtained the LZA credential, the best regarded SOA certification worldwide. For more information and to register for an upcoming course, visit

About ZapThink
For over a decade, ZapThink has cut through the hype surrounding agile architectures for the enterprise. We forged a path for organizations planning and implementing Service-Oriented Architecture worldwide. Now, as a Dovel Technologies company, ZapThink continues to drive innovation in SOA, Cloud and Enterprise Architecture with its market leading Licensed ZapThink Architect SOA course and Cloud Computing for Architects course that provide Agile Architecture insight and best practices for both government and private sector enterprises. To learn more, visit

About Dovel Technologies
Dovel Technologies provides high-end software and application development to government clients. Dovel is recognized as an industry leader in Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), using the approach to create low-impact approaches to process, communicate, and store mission critical information. Clients include Food and Drug Administration, Department of Defense, U.S Census Bureau, Department of Education, and the Federal Aviation Administration. Dovel has been appraised at CMMI level 3 and its annual quality report receives accolades from industry leaders such as Capers Jones, who has listed Dovel in the category of “Companies That Utilize Best Practices” along with IBM, Amazon, Google, and Apple. To learn more visit

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