Brainbench

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Brainbench
A Previsor Company
Industry Testing in information Technology and other fields
Founded 1998
Headquarters USA
Services Online testing and certifications
Website www.brainbench.com

Brainbench is an online education company founded in January 1998 (until 8 December 1999 the name was Tekmetrics.com[1]) and later acquired by PreVisor.[2] Brainbench provides online certifications mainly in the Information Technology field and others in general.[3][4][5][6][7] The company has provided its services to over 5,000 corporate clients and over 6 million individuals.[8] Some of Brainbench's 630 exams are available free of charge, while others are administered for a fee.[9]

Testing[edit]

Brainbench provides online tests for registered users on its website. The tests include paid tests, which require payment in order to take the exams, free tests, and beta tests, which are pre-released tests where no certificates are provided when testing is completed.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Predicting Employee Success". Brainbench. 1999-12-08. Retrieved 2012-06-14. 
  2. ^ "Brainbench - Free Online Skills & Certification Testings at Brainbench". Ethicalbusinessbureau.com. 2009-05-07. Retrieved 2012-06-14. 
  3. ^ Davis, David (August 20, 2001). "Examining the value of Brainbench certifications". TechRepublic. Archived from the original on 27 March 2010. Retrieved July 30, 2016. 
  4. ^ Raths, David (August 20, 2001). "Testing the limits". NetworkWorld. Retrieved July 30, 2016. 
  5. ^ Mark, Roy (August 8, 2000). "Certifiably Interested: Thompson Invests in Brainbench". Internetnews.com. Archived from the original on 4 June 2011. Retrieved July 30, 2016. 
  6. ^ Swanson, Sandra (July 17, 2000). "IT Certification Moves to Intranets". InformationWeek. Archived from the original on 12 June 2011. Retrieved July 30, 2016. 
  7. ^ Santovec, Mary Lou (September 1, 2002). "Online Assessment Gets Good Marks from Faculty, Students" (PDF). Distance Education Report: 4. Retrieved July 30, 2016. 
  8. ^ "Employment Testing - About Us". Brainbench. Retrieved 2012-06-14. 
  9. ^ "Brainbench Certifications". Certification.about.com. 2009-03-26. Retrieved 2012-06-14. 
  10. ^ Davis, David (August 20, 2001). "Examining the value of Brainbench certifications". TechRepublic. Retrieved August 27, 2016. 

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