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San Francisco, CA, April 29, 2021 | Totara announces today that they have officially partnered with Open LMS, part of Learning Technologies Group (LTG), who will provide global hosting, support, and services for the Totara Learn learning management system (LMS).

As a Platinum Totara Alliance Partner, Open LMS expands their product offerings to provide another LMS that is specifically tailored to meeting corporate user needs. Open LMS can now leverage Totara’s Talent Experience Platform, comprising Totara Learn, Totara Engage and Totara Perform, to offer organisations more options to help them create adaptable eLearning and people management solutions.

The Totara Partner network comprises organisations that are dedicated to transforming the e-learning technology market. Open LMS has demonstrated an ongoing commitment to creating best-of-breed, flexible, open source online learning solutions, supporting a global network of more than 1,400 clients and more than 8 million users in over 100 countries. As a Totara Partner, Open LMS will help organisations take advantage of Totara’s Four Freedoms - the freedom to innovate, the freedom to save, the freedom of choice, and the freedom to learn - in order to maximise their online learning programs.

(Note: Totara cloud is a different cloud-based LMS offered separately from the Talent Experience Platform)

“We are delighted to be partnering with Open LMS,” said David Newcomb, President Totara Learning Inc. “We know many of the team from eThink by Open LMS and appreciate their strong commitment to delivering top-quality e-learning and performance solutions. We look forward to continuing our work together to offer the market the full benefits of flexible learning technologies.”

“The main driver for Open LMS is to provide our clients with powerful online learning solutions, paired with industry-leading customer support, that are capable of meeting unique needs across a variety of industries,” said Phill Miller, Managing Director of Open LMS. “As a Totara Partner, Open LMS offers another solution, alongside Open LMS Work, that is capable of meeting the rapidly-changing needs of workplace learning. Our team is incredibly excited to add Totara’s open solutions into our product offerings and provide our clients another option to help them maximise e-learning success.”

With a large team of online learning experts spread across nine countries, Open LMS’s global reach and dedication to delivering digital transformation and excellent customer experiences worldwide make this an ideal partnership for Totara, which gives organisations of all sectors and sizes the freedom to succeed in the rapidly evolving world of work.

About Totara

Totara builds employee engagement, learning, and performance management technologies that enable large multinational corporations, government entities, and mid-market companies to deliver enterprise-level talent and workforce experiences. Totara’s Talent Experience Platform unifies a transformational learning management system (LMS), a user-centric learning experience platform (LXP), and a comprehensive performance management system under a single and highly adaptable architecture. Totara’s flexible architecture gives organisations the freedom to innovate, the freedom to choose, and unlocks critical resources for reinvestment into where it really counts.

About Open LMS

Open LMS leverages open-source software to deliver an effective and engaging online learning experience. As the largest commercial provider of hosting and support services for the open-source Moodle™ learning platform, we help organisations and institutions deliver the best learning experiences without complexities. Previously a Blackboard product, Open LMS was acquired by Learning Technologies Group plc (LTG) in March 2020.