Red Hat Announces New Training Course for Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform

New course Helps IT Professionals Enhance their OpenStack Skills Through Online and Traditional Learning

RALEIGH, N.C.--()--Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the immediate availability of a new OpenStack training course, Neutron Networking with Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform.

The new course uses a hands-on lab atmosphere to provide IT professionals with the skill-sets they need to implement and maintain OpenStack deployments. Aimed at helping enterprises build their teams' readiness to adopt and use Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform, the course takes an in depth look at the technology and how organizations can fully reap the benefits. The OpenStack Networking (Neutron) training course is available via traditional and virtual classrooms and on-site private team training. In the coming weeks, the new course will be available via self-paced online learning for added flexibility and convenience.

Now in their 15th year, Red Hat Training courses benefit both students and the companies they work for by delivering some of the most comprehensive curricula regarding open source technology. Trainings and certifications are oriented around real-world job roles and tasks, providing enterprises with assurance that their IT departments are getting the most out of their Red Hat environments.

The new course, Neutron Networking with Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform – joins the more than 30 training courses Red Hat Training currently offers, including several OpenStack training courses. This new course is for users intending to implement a network with Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform. The course will teach the basics of networking, routing, and bridging in Linux. Additionally, students will install, configure and use software-defined networks with Neutron on Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform.

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Iain Gray, vice president, Services, Red Hat

"Given the strategic importance and rapid growth of OpenStack, we are excited to offer more advanced training for Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform. Right now there is a huge interest in OpenStack expertise and this new course provides a deeper dive into Neutron, a key component of the technology. With several more OpenStack-focused courses now in development, we aim to have the most robust and internationally available OpenStack curriculum in the market."

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Anna Eusebio, 919-754-4519
aeusebio@redhat.com

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Red Hat announced the immediate availability of a new OpenStack training course, Neutron Networking with Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform

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Contacts

Red Hat, Inc.
Anna Eusebio, 919-754-4519
aeusebio@redhat.com