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Red Hat Appoints Israeli Training Centre Partner
RaleignUnited States, December 12, 1999
Red Hat has appointed Israel's leading IT training company, Sivan Ltd., as a certified Red Hat Training Partner for Israel and the Palestinian Authorities areas. Sivan will deliver the full range of Red Hat courses and certifications through its 13 nationwide branches. Red Hat is a leading developer and provider of open source operating system solutions, including the Red Hat Linux operating system.
Yuval Bitan, IT Director for Sivan, says: "We are committed to ensuring that the same high quality and standard of Linux training started by Red Hat is carried out across the IT community in Israel - a community that currently deploys Linux in many business environments."
The agreement will enable Sivan to offer Red Hat's full Linux training and certification curriculum leading to Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) qualification.
"Sivan brings proven hands-on expertise to the Red Hat curriculum. The Red Hat Certified training courses delivered by Sivan will turn network and systems administrators into productive Red Hat Linux users and certified professionals within a few weeks," comments Ian Cole, Professional Services and Finance Director, Red Hat Europe.
Courses will be available beginning December 20th with sessions being initially held in Tel-Aviv and Herzelia with additional cities being added by early 2000. The content of the courses will benefit three primary groups: new users of Linux, systems administrators new to the Linux operating system, and systems administrators and engineers already familiar with Linux. Details on the courses are available at Sivan's web site on http://www.sivan.co.il.
Established 22 years ago, Sivan is Israel's leading IT training organisation and has 13 branches located all over Israel at Tel-Aviv, Jerusalem, Haifa, Ber-Sheva, Herzelia, Natania, Ranana, Rishon-Lezion, Givataim, Ramat-Hasaron, Benei-Brak, Shoham, Ashdod.
The company trained over 43,000 students in 1998 and is an authorised training center for Microsoft, Novell, Cisco, Sun, Oracle, Computer Associates, offering over 150 courses as well as being NETg's distributor in Israel and Sylvan Prometrics testing center.
You can find more information about Sivan at its Web site at: http://www.sivan.co.il.
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