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Global Knowledge Introduces Training for Red Hat® Enterprise Linux 7

Global Knowledge, the world’s leading IT and business skills training provider, today announced the availability of new courses to support the recently launched Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 establishes the foundation for the open hybrid cloud and serves enterprise workloads across converged infrastructures – pushing the operating system beyond today’s position as a commodity platform.

Physical servers, virtual machines, Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) are converging to form a robust, powerful datacenter environment to meet constantly evolving business requirements. Redesigned to support quickly advancing and expanding enterprise networks, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 addresses next-generation IT requirements without increasing functional platform complexity. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 offers a cohesive, unified foundation that enables customers to balance increasing demands while maximizing the benefits of computing innovation, like Linux Containers and big data, across physical systems, virtual machines and the cloud.

“Accelerating Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 skills development is a way for IT professionals to gain a competitive advantage in the evolving enterprise environment,” said Michael Fox, SVP, Enterprise Solutions for Global Knowledge. “Red Hat continues to enhance its offerings to meet the increasing demand for specialized competencies across rapidly changing enterprise network environments. We continually work closely with Red Hat to quickly deliver advanced learning services and top-level training to our customers – and to facilitate successful transitions to the cloud, allowing organizations to magnify benefits and maximize investments almost immediately.”

Since its introduction more than a decade ago, Red Hat Enterprise Linux has become the world’s leading enterprise Linux platform – setting industry benchmarks for performance, capacity and security. As a leading force in the enterprise datacenter and in the cloud, more than 90 percent of Fortune 500 companies and organizations in nearly every industry around the globe rely on Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

Global Knowledge has been a Red Hat premier training partner for 10 years, and has been honored as the Red Hat Premier Training Partner of the Year in North America for three of the past five years.

About Global Knowledge
Global Knowledge is the world’s leading IT and business skills training provider. Offering the most relevant and timely content delivered by the best instructors, we provide customers around the world with their choice of convenient class times, delivery methods and formats to accelerate their success. Our business skills solutions teach essential communications skills, business analysis, project management, ITIL service management, process improvement and leadership development. With thousands of courses spanning from foundational training to specialized certifications, our core IT training is focused on technology partners such as Amazon Web Services, Cisco, Citrix, IBM, Juniper, Microsoft, Red Hat and VMware. We offer comprehensive professional development for technologies like big data, cloud, cybersecurity and networking.

Founded in 1995, Global Knowledge employs more than 1,300 people worldwide and is headquartered in Cary, N.C. The company is owned by New York-based investment firm MidOcean Partners. Learn more at www.globalknowledge.ca.

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