GLS North Asia Launches English-based Training this Fall

Tokyo

United States, July 20, 2002

Red Hat plans to continue to bring English-based RHCE training and certification to more cities in North Asia, providing its customers with greater access, regardless of their nationalities. IT professionals and their employers in Japan have begun to recognize the value and consistency of the RHCE Program, as well as Red Hat's worldwide commitment to provide the highest quality training and performance-based certification on Linux systems administration, open source applications and development.

The first English RH300 course in Tokyo will be held on September 24 - 30, 2002. The other RHCE and RHD (Red Hat Developer) courses are scheduled for this fall or winter. On-site training is also available at Red Hat's office in Japan.

The RHCE program is gaining attention as the most established Red Hat Linux training and certification program, and the only performance-based certification for any OS. The program, which granted the first RHCEs in Japan in 1999, tests and certifies the trainee's actual competency at Linux systems and network administration using Red Hat Linux servers on a live network.

More than 5,000 people have taken an official training course offered by Red Hat North Asia in the RHCE track. Of those people, more than 2,200 have taken the RHCE Exam and 1,300 are now Red Hat Certified Engineers in North Asia region.

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