Brainshark Honored as Best of Elearning! Award Winner – Sweeping All Mobile Categories

"Elearning! Media Group's Annual Readers' Choice Awards Recognize Brainshark's Mobile Learning Solutions, as well as iPhone/iPad and Android Apps, and the Value They Deliver to Customers"

WALTHAM, Mass. and ANAHEIM, Calif. — Enterprise Learning! Conference & Expo — September 29, 2011 — Brainshark, Inc., the leader in online and mobile video presentations, today announced it has received two Best of Elearning! Awards, in recognition of superior product innovation and customer satisfaction. Hosted by Elearning! and Government Elearning! magazines, the Best of Elearning! Awards are the exclusive readers' choice awards in the eLearning market. Brainshark swept all mobile categories in this year’s program – winning "Best Mobile Learning Solution" and "Best Mobile Application."

"As more companies deploy smartphones and iPads, mobile learning solutions are becoming big priorities for our readers," said Catherine Upton, group publisher of the Elearning! Media Group. "We're pleased to honor Brainshark as a winner in the mobile categories. Readers nominated Brainshark for its ease of use and best-in-class performance across mobile devices. 

The Elearning! Media Group received 1,750 nominations for the annual awards, which were cast online by readers. Winners will be featured in the November/December issues of Elearning! and Government Elearning! magazines. In addition to winning the mobile categories, Brainshark also received awards of excellence in the "Best Presentation Tool" and "Best Video Capture, Production, Publishing Solution" categories.

Companies around the world use Brainshark to quickly create and deploy eLearning and mobile learning (mLearning) content, and track completion and results. Learners can view Brainshark video presentations, download related attachments, and optionally log in to a Brainshark-powered mobile content portal anytime, on-demand – including from smartphones and tablets. Content is automatically optimized for iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch), BlackBerry, Windows Phone 7 and Android-based devices. In addition, the Brainshark App for iPhone/iPad and Android, unveiled earlier this year, provides for an even more enhanced and interactive mLearning experience, including the ability to respond to test, poll and survey questions.

"We're honored to be recognized by the Elearning! Media Group, and by the readers and customers who cast their votes," said Brainshark CEO Joe Gustafson. "As the mobile workforce continues to expand – and organizations need to reach dispersed sales teams, other employees, channel partners, customers and more – we remain committed to providing solutions that enable easy and interactive on-the-go learning."

About Brainshark

Brainshark sales readiness software equips businesses with the training, coaching and content authoring capabilities to achieve sales mastery and outsell the competition. With Brainshark, companies can: prepare sales teams with on-demand training that accelerates onboarding and keeps reps up-to-speed; validate readiness with sales coaching that ensures reps master your message; and empower sales organizations with rich, dynamic content that can be created quickly and accessed anywhere. Thousands of companies – including more than half of the Fortune 100 – rely on Brainshark to identify and close performance gaps, and get better results from their sales enablement initiatives. Learn more at www.brainshark.com.