RALEIGH, N.C. — Sept. 16, 2021 — Training Industry today announced its selections for the 2021 Top Training Companies™ lists for the learning management system (LMS) sector of the learning and development (L&D) market. Training Industry, the leading research and information resource for corporate learning leaders, prepares the Training Industry Top 20 report on critical sectors of the corporate training marketplace to better inform professionals about the best and most innovative providers of training services and technologies.

View the 2021 Top Learning Management System (LMS) Companies

Selection to the 2021 Training Industry Top 20™ Learning Management System (LMS) Companies List was based on the following criteria:

  • Quality of features and capabilities.
  • Industry visibility, innovation and impact.
  • Strength of clients and geographic reach.
  • Company size and growth potential.

“This year’s Top 20 Learning Management System (LMS) Companies are continuously advancing the learning technologies market through innovative and learner-focused capabilities such as on-demand content, user personalization and automated administrative features,” said Danielle Draewell, market research analyst at Training Industry, Inc. “These companies set themselves apart with cutting-edge reporting and analytics, providing insights into learner behavior and training effectiveness.”

“The companies on this year’s Learning Management System (LMS) Watch List offer unique and specialized learning experiences,” said Jessica Schue, market research associate at Training Industry, Inc. “With features such as personalization, gamification and social learning capabilities, these companies push the boundaries of expertise to deliver effective training that improves learner retention.”

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The 2021 Top 20 Learning Management System (LMS) Companies 

Company  Headquarters 






D2L Brightspace 



Gyrus Systems 


MOS – MindOnSite 


PowerTrain LMS 

SAP Litmos 

SumTotal Systems 


Totara Learn 



Calgary, Alberta, Canada 

San Jose, California 

St. Louis, Missouri 

Minneapolis, Minnesota  

Santa Monica, California 

Hoboken, New Jersey 

Kitchener, Ontario, Canada  

Toronto, Ontario, Canada 

St. Louis, Missouri  

Richmond, Virginia 

Dublin, Ireland 

Lausanne, Switzerland 

Raleigh, North Carolina  

Landover, Maryland 

Location Walldorf, Germany 

Nashua, New Hampshire 

San Francisco, California 

Wellington, New Zealand 

Joensuu, Finland 

Bozeman, Montana

The 2021 Learning Management System (LMS) Watch List Companies

Company  Headquarters 
Acorn LMS 



Code of Talent 



eLearning Brothers 

Eurekos Systems 


Growth Engineering 


Infopro Learning 


iSpring Solutions 

Learning Pool 




The Game Agency 

Unboxed Training and Technology 

Upside LMS 

Vector Solutions 

Canberra, Australia 

Edinburgh, Scotland 

Gloucestershire, England 

Bucharest, Romania 

Florham Park, New Jersey 

Frederick, Maryland 

American Fork, Utah 

Copenhagen, Denmark 

Noida, India 

London, England 

Tecumseh, Ontario, Canada 

Plainsboro, New Jersey 

Atlanta, Georgia 

Alexandria, Virginia 

Derry, Northern Ireland 

Aarhus, Denmark 

Seattle, Washington 

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada 

Stamford, Connecticut  

Richmond, Virginia 

Pune, India  

Tampa, Florida