Ways to engage with Red Hat Training and Certification at Red Hat Summit 2017

The Red Hat curriculum and certification team have been busy preparing for Red Hat Summit.  We hope that you will plan to join us for as many of the training and certification activities as possible! The team will be located in the Partner Pavilion of the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. Here are a few activities that we wanted to highlight so you can put them on your schedule:

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Making The Most Of Software-Defined-Storage With Consulting, Training & Support

If you have been thinking that software-defined storage (SDS) can only be used in an OpenStack environment, think again. Storage for OpenStack only represents a tiny fraction of the multi-billion dollar enterprise and cloud storage market. Just about any industry, government, defense, satellite imagery, medical imagery, media and more has incredibly large storage needs that are growing exponentially every year.

Before the arrival of SDS, the only choice organizations had was to invest in expensive storage appliances, and to keep investing in more and more of them whenever they needed to accommodate exploding data storage needs.

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The Challenge of Finding Open Source Skills and Expertise

According to a recent survey about the state of open source jobs featured on opensource.com, the majority of hiring managers surveyed see an increase in hiring for open source talent over other roles in the next six months. This is great news for all of us in open source. The catch? Eighty-seven percent of those same hiring managers reported that attracting candidates with the right skills and expertise is a challenge.

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