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Our customers are larger enterprises that look to us to have the right expertise on staff. One way we show them that we are prepared to handle their environments is the large number of Red Hat Certified Engineers we have.Sean Millichamp, Enterprise architect, Secure-24
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Nexor, a UK market leader in secure information exchange and information assurance security, gets help from Red Hat hands-on training and certification to move from a proprietary set of operating systems to an open system. This gives them more competitive pricing and increases the services they provide their customers. Using deep, hands-on training and testing from Red Hat to integrate the Red Hat and Nexor products helps them use all of the features of the Red Hat operating system with the Nexor code–a solution that has a high degree of security and usability.
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