INE Buys to Augment Real-World Cloud Training

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Global Information Technology training provider, INE, has acquired, an immersive cloud consulting and training firm that is committed to offering highly skilled instructors, practical projects, and deep learning across the cloud sector.

With more than 200 hours of cloud content available, would complement the hands-on, practical training that INE aims to deliver.

“Real-world training is absolutely critical for businesses to ensure their valuable data is being safely stored and protected. This type of hands-on training is the foundation of, and has been a mainstay of INE’s training for decades,” said Richard McLain, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at INE. “By bringing into the INE fold, we are accelerating our commitment to think beyond industry limits and create new opportunities in cloud training. The training we can now offer business teams and students is the best in the world – period.”

New Cloud-Based Course Materials

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“By bringing into the INE fold, we are accelerating our commitment to think beyond industry limits and create new opportunities in cloud training,” said Richard McLain, CEO at INE.

INE recently updated their training platform to incorporate over 2,200 cloud-based, hands-on labs, which is already helping to accelerate the development of more complex, scenario-based training tools. INE is doubling down on its promise to reinvent what it means to be a cloud professional by incorporating into the platform. This contains new cloud-based course materials and experiments. claims to have established worldwide leadership in the training and consulting market by combining learning experiences, coaching, consulting, advisory services, and bespoke seminars. The additional Cloud and DevOps courses, which range from beginning to advanced in AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, and Docker, are being swiftly integrated into INE’s current portfolio of powerful course offerings, which also includes projects and bootcamps.

“When I started CloudSkills I knew we’d be facing a huge challenge trying to redefine the way the world experiences cloud training and education,” said Mike Pfeiffer, Founder and CEO of “Now that CloudSkills has joined the INE family, I genuinely believe we have everything we need as an organization to make it happen.” was created by Mr. Pfeiffer in 2016. He has over twenty years of experience in the IT sector, most recently working for Microsoft and Amazon Web Services (AWS) as an engineer and cloud architect. Throughout his career, he has published six books, created more than 35 courses, recorded more than 120 podcasts for, and educated more than 500,000 people.