Red Hat North Asia launches its English based Training courses in Japan.

Red Hat, Inc. (Nasdaq:RHAT) today announced to launch a series of Red Hat's training courses in English from this September in Tokyo and other cities in Japan, designed to extend the availability of the Red Hat training courses for engineers from overseas who are living in Japan. As a result of this start, a lot of non-Japanese engineers in Japan will have the benefit of taking them with English. Red Hat, Inc. also readies English based RHCE (Red Hat Certified Engineer) Examination.

Red Hat plans to continue to bring English based RHCE training and certification to more cities in North Asia, providing its customers greater access where they live, work or whatever their nationalities are. IT professionals and their employers in Japan gradually bigin 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 hold at September 24 - 30, 2002. The other RHCE and RHD (Red Hat Developer) courses will be scheduled to be held in this fall or winter. And as an on-site training, there is already a system to hold English based courses by Red Hat 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 1999 in Japan, 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, over 2,200 have taken the RHCE Exam and 1,300 are now Red Hat Certified Engineers in North Asia region.

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レッドハット( Nasdaq:RHAT )は、オープンソースプラットフォームの利点をもとに構築されたソリューションの開発、配布、管理におけるリーダーである。
これらのソリューションは、メインフレームに至る機器に対するオープンソースプロダクトプラットフォーム、エンド・ツー・エンドの完全なプロフェッショナルサービス、そしてこのプロダクトとサービスを配布、管理するためのインターネットベースのバックボーンとして「Red Hat Network」を含んでいる。
レッドハットのオープンソースプラットフォームは数々の受受賞に輝くRed Hat Linuxサーバ・オペレーティングシステムに加えて、インターチェンジ・eコマース・プラットフォーム、Stronghold Secure Webサーバやクレジットカード認証ソフトウェア、ハイ・アベイラビリティ・サーバ、組込開発用GNUベースの開発ツール、組込ランタイムLinux、eCosそしてRedBootのようなソリューションを包含している。

それらはマルチプラットフォームインフラストラクチャおよびエンジニアリングサービスに焦点をおいたRed Hatプロフェッショナルコンサルティング、組込機器や装置に向けのソフトウェア開発やオペレーティングシステムのポーティングを提供するRed Hatエンジニアリングサービス、インストレーションサービスならびにWeb、テレフォンサポートを提供するRed Hatエンタープライズサポートサービス、そして、Linux認証(RHCE)およびApache、組込開発、上級開発、e-コマース向けのコースを提供するRed Hatラーニングサービスである。
Red Hat Network はオープンソースベースのソリューションをより高い費用対効果や信頼性に維持に向けて、オープンソース製品、サービス、サポート及び関連情報をオンライン・リアルタイムで展開するための、レッドハット独自の管理技術を提供している。


レッドハット株式会社は、米国ノース・カロライナ州ラーレーに本社をおく、 エンタープライズLinuxの世界的なディストリビューション Red Hat,Inc.の日本法人です。 オープンソースを基盤として、組込み系からエンタープライズサーバまで対応する普遍的なプラットフォームとサービスを提供しています。

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