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Subject: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] Anyone know who IBM is using to teach teachers about GNU Systems?
From: Ruben Safir
Organization: Brooklyn Linux Solutions
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Date: Tue, 24 May 2005 15:46:53 -0400
A D V E R T I S E M E N T
IBM Latest News about IBM announced Tuesday it will work with Red Hat
Latest News about Red Hat to bring universities up to speed in teaching
college students open source Latest News about open source skills.
The IBM Academic Initiative and Red Hat Academy plan to collaborate
closely with teachers to build Linux Latest News about Linux skills and
develop curriculum that will better help students prepare and compete
for I.T. jobs.
According to IDC, Linux is the fastest growing operating system and is
projected to surpass Windows in new server shipments within the next few
"There is an increasing demand for high-value, high-paying jobs that
require skills in open standards Latest News about open standards
technologies like Linux," said Gina Poole, vice president, Developer
Relations and the IBM Academic Initiative, IBM.
The company said its research of technology training at universities
around the world have shown a need for more open-standards offerings.
About 75 percent of a group of CEOs interviewed by IBM's Business
Consulting Services said education and a lack of qualified candidates
are the two issues with the greatest impact on their business.
The companies' training will help teach students skills for Linux as
well as IBM software and servers.
"Open Source skills are highly regarded by employers. This reflects the
widespread adoption of Linux in the mainstream enterprise," said Peter
Childers, vice president of Global Learning Services at Red Hat.