VectorLearning, a leader in online education and training for a broad range of industries through its RedVector, CiNet, and CiNet-RedVector brands, recently acquired San Diego, California-based TargetSolutions, a pioneer in Web-based training, learning and records management software for fire departments and EMS providers. The acquisition will uniquely impact VectorLearning’s CiNet brand, which currently provides online training for public safety organizations with a focus on firefighters, security professionals, law enforcement officers and emergency responders.
“The opportunity to combine TargetSolutions with our CiNet public safety business puts us in a unique position to lead and rapidly grow our public safety training course library for fire, EMS, law enforcement and private security organizations,” said Tom Wallace, CEO of VectorLearning. “The mission of supporting and helping our first responders–the real heroes in our society–is one we take very seriously, and we are dedicated to continually investing in our online course library as well as our learning and records management software to provide our customers with an exceptional product and unparalleled support.”
With the acquisition of TargetSolutions, VectorLearning will significantly expand its existing public safety course library–making it by far the largest of its kind in the industry. In addition, VectorLearning will take advantage of the opportunity to provide even more best-in-class products and services to its customers. Since 1999, TargetSolutions has delivered powerful and intuitive training solutions proven to reduce injuries and improve ROI.
“TargetSolutions is always looking to improve technology for our clients, and part of that involves evaluating beneficial business partnerships and acquisitions,” said Thom Woodward, EVP of Sales and Marketing for TargetSolutions. “VectorLearning stood out as a viable partner because its products, services and technology were in sync with our own commitment to innovation and excellence in online education and training. Our decision to merge with VectorLearning is one that will help us continue to improve technology and services, broaden our reach with new resources, and introduce new and better ways for our clients to constantly do more.”
Together, VectorLearning and TargetSolutions will offer a robust online continuing education and corporate training solution to more than 1,800 companies in a broad range of industries–with a combined course library of more than 3,500 course titles and a state-of-the-art eLearning and training management solution. As a result of the acquisition, VectorLearning will employ more than 165 individuals at three different locations throughout the U.S.