Red Hat to offer Linux Training in West Bengal

DQW Bureau
11 Apr 2006

Red Hat recently announced their partnership with Kolkata-based
NIHT Infosolution Pvt Ltd (NiHT) as a preferred training partner. As a part of
this partnership, NIHT will provide Red Hat's complete range of training and
certification programs to create a pool of Linux certified professional in the

Red Hat's diverse course of offerings range from basic
Linux administration skills such as system admini­stration and networking to
specific areas of expertise, such as , clustering and security. All courses are
designed to create a basis for further development and real-world practice for
Linux certified professionals. Red Hat offers highest quality Linux and Open
Source training and certification available. Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
and Red Hat Certified Technician (RHCT) are highly valued by IT heads of large,
small and medium organisations for their IT departments as they are an actual
measure of perform­ance tested through live implementation.

Speaking at the occasion, Angshuman Sett, Director, NIHT
Infosolution said, “NIHT in a short span of time has become one of the reputed
computer hardware and networking training institutes in Eastern India. There is
an increase in adoption of open source technologies in the region and soon we
expect a dearth of Linux professionals in the state.”

Shankar Iyer, Head-Global Learning Services, Red Hat
India adds, “Linux is being increasingly adopted in market segments 
such as  government, private
enter­prise and education. Thus, there is a growing demand for qualified Linux
professionals. In Kolkata alone, last year we trained around 1,000 students, out
of which 250 students have applied for various Red Hat Certific­ations. We are
happy to announce NIHT as a part of our growing Learning Services network.”

Red Hat is the world's largest vendor of training and
certification by revenue, sales, number of certified professionals, courses
available and locations served.  With
more than 53 percent marketshare of all Linux training in North America and 70
percent marketshare in India, Red Hat's flagship certification, Red Hat
Certified Engineer (RHCE), is consistently named in the top 10 hottest
certifications by Certification Magazine. Red Hat Learning Services are
available with over 70 training partners at over 300 locations across India.

DQW News Bureau Kolkata, April 3

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