Fast Lane Group expands in the USA

CTTP Holding acquires Directions Training

Delaware / Chicago, November 2021 - CTTP Holding has acquired Directions Training Center Inc. headquartered in Chicago. Directions is one of the leading training organizations for Microsoft and other cloud providers in the USA. With the acquisition, CTTP Holding has expanded its training presence in the US market. CTTP Holding also owns Fast Lane Consulting and Education Services Inc. and Fast Lane Canada LTD, customers will immediately benefit from a significantly expanded service portfolio in the areas of IT and soft skills.

As an experienced training provider, Directions Training has been established in the US market for over 30 years and supports organizations and government entities with custom training solutions for Microsoft, AWS and other vendors. Fast Lane and Directions Training will operate in parallel in the US, with both companies leveraging the services of each company for their direct customers. Directions Training founder Jennifer Didier continues to lead the Directions business as COO.

The acquisition of Directions Training is a key strategic step for our growth in the US, CTTP Holdings most important market. We are successfully expanding our broad service portfolio in the US and significantly increasing our market share, especially in the cloud provider segment. The offerings and teams of both companies will complement each other perfectly, explains Torsten Poels, CEO & Chairman of the Board of CTTP Holding and Fast Lane Group of companies.

Jennifer Didier, Founder of Directions Training, adds, We are delighted that we can now offer our customers a significantly expanded portfolio of services and vendors. With the help of Fast Lane's country offices around the world, we will be able to better internationalize our offerings. Fast Lane LIVE also provides our customers with a digital learning platform that enables us to scale hybrid learning concepts globally and to offer online on-demand training and certification in an automated way at any time and on any device.

About CTTP Holding

CTTP Holding has invested in learning services with the Fast Lane groups of companies and IT Learning Solutions.

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About Fast Lane

Fast Lane is a global, award-winning specialist in technology and business training as well as consulting services for digital transformation. As the only global partner of the three cloud hyperscalers- Microsoft, AWS and Google- and partner of 30 other leading IT vendors including Cisco, Aruba, VMware, NetApp, Palo Alto Networks, Red Hat and others, Fast Lane offers qualification solutions and professional services that can be scaled as needed. More than 4,000 experienced Fast Lane professionals train and advise customers in organizations of all sizes in 90 countries worldwide in the areas of cloud, artificial intelligence, cyber security, software development, wireless and mobility, modern workplace, as well as management and leadership skills, IT and project management.

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