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SumTotal Ranks #1 in Learning Market Share

Recent Industry Report Underscore SumTotal’s Learning and Talent Management Leadership

GAINESVILLE, Fla., March 1, 2013SumTotal® Systems, LLC, a global leader in Strategic Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions, announced today the company has earned top rankings for learning management in the recent Bersin by Deloitte research report, “Learning Management Systems 2013: The Definitive Buyer’s Guide to the Global Market for Learning Management Solutions,” available on SumTotal’s website. The report also recognizes SumTotal as the industry’s largest independent provider of integrated talent management solutions.

In the Bersin by Deloitte research, SumTotal is identified as the world’s LMS market share leader, ahead of ERP providers SAP (SuccessFactors), Oracle (Taleo) and all other competitors. The report projects SumTotal will maintain the number one market share position in this growing market in 2013. The report estimates that global spending on LMS systems will grow 10.4 percent to more than $1.8 billion this year.

SumTotal CEO John Borgerding said learning management is at the core of SumTotal’s strategy to provide customers with solutions that address the challenges they are facing with talent management and development.

“Forty percent of CEOs indicated in a recent survey that they see training the next generation of leaders as a top challenge, and we understand that learning is key to developing employees and driving higher performance,” Borgerding said. “SumTotal has decades of experience in learning management. It represents the roots of our company and is at the heart of our HCM solution. We are committed to continuing to innovate in this area and remaining a market leader.”

Further validating its LMS market leadership, SumTotal’s learning technology and solutions have recently earned recognition from leading industry analysts and business organizations, including Brandon Hall’s Excellence in Technology and bsoco’s Best eLearning/Learning Management System 2013.

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SumTotal Systems, LLC, the largest independent provider of integrated human resources (HR) solutions, is increasing the performance of some of the world’s most successful organizations, including AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN[ADR]; London: AZN), Amway (KUL: AMWAY), and Seagate (NYSE: STX). The only HR solution provider to deliver Talent Expansion, a whole new approach to discovering, developing and unleashing hidden potential within our customers’ workforce, SumTotal delivers employee enablement solutions that help organizations become great places to work. SumTotal’s people-focused applications, available on premise and in the Cloud, enable contextual, just-in-time development designed to advance employees’ skills and knowledge. Today, more than 3,500 organizations, including several of Fortune’s “Best Places to Work,” rely on SumTotal’s on premise and cloud-based Talent Expansion applications to enable an empower their employees. Visit us at

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