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Likelihood to Recommend

A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy)

I think it's really well suited for training up a team from beginner level to competence with new technologies. It looks to align well to certifications which can provide confidence in the skill level of the team.I'm not sure how it will play out long-term once we have people who come in with a high skill level in an area as it can be difficult to figure out how to plug gaps in general knowledge with the platform.It doesn't work as well for those learners who prefer to just read the man pages and get hands on with a home lab (apart from the cloud playgrounds, but the platform is expensive if that's all a learner will use).
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Skillsoft Percipio (Skillport)

It is well suited for enhancing your current curriculums and allowing learners the ability to expand their knowledge with current book selections. It is a valuable asset to eLearning courses and for developing your employees
Jennifer Clouser | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy)

  • The team at A Cloud Guru is excellent at responding to user feedback that is submitted through their website.
  • The content created is well organized and aligns to certification paths.
  • The content is accessible on mobile and web platforms, which is great for learning on the go.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Skillsoft Percipio (Skillport)

  • Skillport offers a rather extensive range of topics for both personal and professional growth.
  • Skillport lessons are multi-channel and cater to a variety of learning styles.
Joshua Melder | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy)

  • The merger with A Cloud Guru has confused things a bit. They're slowly replacing the Linux academy branded training with ACG training (which is fine) but if we found ourselves losing access to training videos while we were in the midst of watching them
  • A more robust community would be nice. There's the Slack channel, but I wish there was more robust community features
  • It would be nice to be able to download videos locally on desktops and laptops. This helps greatly with rewinding the video to reiterate key learning points
Anthony Tutrone | TrustRadius Reviewer

Skillsoft Percipio (Skillport)

  • SCORM compliance compatibility with adobe captivate projects is sometimes difficult to get right. Projects sometime shows as half completed when they should be tracking as fully
  • I would like to see more kinds of reporting templates that can show more specific data to how a user has accessed a training project
  • Not a huge issue, but Skillport does take about 24 hours sometimes to track completion of training content
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy)

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Skillsoft Percipio (Skillport)

Skillsoft Percipio (Skillport) 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Books 24x7 is a useful tool for growth, knowledge sharing, and overall intellectual health within the company. Our company has been very forward thinking in offering this to every employee. As a result, people have been able to grow in areas they may not have previously explored because of the free access to resources they may not have bothered with before they had free access to them.
Richard (Ric) Hazel | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy)

A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy) 6.0
Based on 1 answer
The site can have some issues. It can be difficult to return to the training module you were viewing after some time away from the site and you have to relogin. We've also had issues where the session will time out at random points, which makes it frustrating to move on to the next videos in the module when you have to re-login and try and find which one you left off on.
Anthony Tutrone | TrustRadius Reviewer

Skillsoft Percipio (Skillport)

Skillsoft Percipio (Skillport) 10.0
Based on 2 answers
The ability to read and/or listen to books offline is very helpful especially while flying and in remote areas with no internet. The books are easy to load on your laptop, phone or tablet. This is invaluable.
Jennifer Clouser | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy)

A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy) 10.0
Based on 1 answer
I've never had to communicate with Linux Academy's customer support aside from some minor billing issues, which were easily ironed out in a very quick manner.
Anthony Tutrone | TrustRadius Reviewer

Skillsoft Percipio (Skillport)

Skillsoft Percipio (Skillport) 8.9
Based on 7 answers
As one of the larger learning platforms in the market, Skillport receives additional content fairly regularly. This is something that is definitely necessary within the continuing education community. However, much like educational textbooks, changes do happen in the world that requires content to be updated and revised. This is where I believe Skillport has the most opportunity for growth. A best-in-class continuing education solution needs to remain up to date with the modern workforce in order to continually push boundaries and engaging users. Overall, I think Skillport does a great job of providing a platform for others to learn and succeed.
Joshua Melder | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy)

A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy) was the only platform we evaluated for the vast majority of our cloud training, however we have found other providers are better in certain areas and use them to supplement A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy). For example, TutorialsDojo and WhizLabs both have better quiz systems in my opinion. Both of them present more difficult questions that better reflect the AWS ones as well as giving better feedback.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Skillsoft Percipio (Skillport)

I haven't used any other online training system except for Skillport, and I wasn't the person who selected it. However, our organization usually uses pretty decent technology when it comes to training, and I trust that they felt this was the best choice for our organization versus the alternative options
Brittney Vigna MPH, CHES, CPH | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy)

  • Engagement scores around investment in L&D have increased.
  • There's excitement around upcoming changes to our technology instead of fear we have seen in the past.
  • We feel confident we will be able to deliver these new technologies - although we are at the start of our journey.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Skillsoft Percipio (Skillport)

  • It was a fantastic additional product to feature with our instructor lead offerings.
  • We were able to capture learning sales even if they didn't have the training budget for custom courses.
  • It reduced travel cost for instructors/or participants.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy)

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
No

A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy) Editions & Modules

Edition
Free$0.001
Personal Basic$31.59 ($379.00)2
Personal Plus$41.59 ($499.00)2
Business Basic$41.59 ($499.00)2
Business Plus$58.25 ($699.00)2
  1. per month
  2. per month (per year)
Additional Pricing Details
Contact Sales for Enterprise Pricing. https://acloudguru.com/solutions/business

Skillsoft Percipio (Skillport)

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Skillsoft Percipio (Skillport) Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

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