Favorite links and pages of the week – June 6, 2014

by Allyn Collins (Red Hat)

Below are links to some pages and articles we found this week and really liked.

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Sign up to receive a monthly email update on Red Hat Training courses,events, and more!, Red Hat
Guest Blog Post: Manage Solaris with Spacewalk and Red Hat Satellite, Services Speak
MEDIA ALERT: Red Hat to Host Virtual Event, “Redefining the Enterprise Operating System,” on June 10, 2014, Market Watch
Red Hat brings OpenShift closer to the enterprise, CIO
Blog Post: Red Hat Certification Program Changes 2014, Services Speak
Red Hat Finally Gets A Piece Of The HANA Action, EnterpriseTech

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Favorite links and pages of the week – May 30, 2014

by Allyn Collins (Red Hat)

Below are links to some pages and articles we found this week and really liked.

Red Hat
Blog Post: Red Hat Certification Program Changes 2014, Services Speak
Celebrate 15 Years of Training and Certifiation – Save 15%, Red Hat
Dell Gives Customers Flexibility and Choice with Enterprise-Grade, Open Cloud Solutions, Broadway World
Red Hat Delivers Powerful New Capabilities in OpenShift Enterprise 2.1, Market Watch
Red Hat May Be Stacking The Deck Against Its OpenStack Rivals, readwrite

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Favorite links and pages of the week – May 23, 2014

by Allyn Collins (Red Hat)

Below are links to some pages and articles we found this week and really liked.

Red Hat
Blog Post: Red Hat Certification Program Changes 2014, Services Speak
Red Hat CTO: 5 Business Benefits of Open Source Software, HuffingtonPost
Through May 31, 2014, save 15% on any two Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® courses. Sign up today!, Red Hat
Red Hat Announces ManageIQ Community for Open Source Cloud Management, MarketWatch
Red Hat acquisition of Inktank beefs up its storage, TechTarget
Tesora Announces OpenStack Collaborations with Open Source Leaders, Red Hat and Mongo DB, MarketWatch
Red Hat Boosts Storage Capabilities With Inktank Deal, Enterprise Tech

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Favorite links and pages of the week – April 18, 2014

by Allyn Collins (Red Hat)

Below are links to some pages and articles we found this week and really liked.

Red Hat
Celebrating 15 years of Red Hat Training & Certification – Save 15% on two courses!, Red Hat
Red Hat to Webcast Press Conference from Red Hat Summit 2014 on April 15, MarketWatch
Red Hat Joins the Crowd on Google Cloud, EnterpriseTech Cloud edition
Red Hat Announces New Training Course for Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform, MarketWatch

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Top 10 posts of 2013

by Mike Randall (Red Hat)

As we gear up for the coming year, it would be criminal for us to not to do our very own Top 10 list while we say good night to 2013. Miss something over the last 12 months? Here are our most popular posts from 2013, in their glorious and original form:

Tuning your system with tuned, Wander Boessenkool

Announcing the Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Server Hardening, Randy Russell

Red Hat announces new OpenStack certification, Iain Gray

Guest post: Journey to RHCE and beyond, Christian Stankowic

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2012 Red Hat Certified Professional of the Year

by Sean Millichamp, 2012 Red Hat Certified Professional of the Year

Greetings fellow Red Hat Certified Professionals! Red Hat is once again taking your submissions for selection of the Red Hat Certified Professional of the Year for 2014. It was nearly two years ago that I began working on my submission for RHCP of the Year for 2012. If you are thinking about submitting here are some tips to keep in mind while writing your submission:

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Catching up with New Horizons Computer Learning Centers of Southern California

Based in Southern California, with five offices in Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego and San Bernardino counties, New Horizons Computer Learning Centers of Southern California was recently named Red Hat Training’s Ready Partner of the Year at the annual Red Hat Training Partner Conference in Las Vegas, NV. As part of the world’s largest independent IT training company, New Horizons Computer Learning Centers of Southern California is a learning solutions provider for the industry’s top vendors, and has been a Red Hat Training Partner since 2010. We recently caught up with New Horizons Computer learning Centers of Southern California’s CEO, Kevin Landry, for his thoughts regarding the state of the training industry today and how it will change tomorrow.

Who are you training these days?
The market we’re in is a little bit unique. 70% of our business is considered B2B or enterprise business, companies like Disney, Southern California Edison, and Ingram Micro. Working with Red Hat over the past several years, we’ve continually seen this business double year after year. Developers in training is the largest growth area, but the greatest area of interest we’ve seen increase has been in the consumer market, where individuals fund their own training. I’d say 30% of the individuals that we train fall into this latter group, and are funding training on their own or have alternative government funding, such as VA benefits or unemployment benefits.

What are the most common reasons people are getting trained right now?
Skill shortage is the main reason that individuals are seeking training, and being that it’s more likely these days to see Linux or Red Hat in a job description, we’ve seen a lot of growth in consumers seeking Red Hat Certifications.

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