Zend Technologies, the PHP company, announced that continued growth in demand for its PHP software as well as demand for trained PHP engineers is driving momentum for the company and for PHP as a language.
As such, Zend also announced its 10,000th Zend Certified Engineer. Geert Bergman, a Utrecht, Netherlands based technical advisor, is the 10,000th Zend Certified Engineer (ZCE). Bergman works at, a development shop that provides consultancy, design, technical implementation, hosting and support to clients such as the Dutch Association of Banks. Bergman is one of seven Yard Internet employees to have passed the Zend PHP Developer Certification.