King Abdulaziz University selected as Red Hat Academy Partner
The university will offer Red Hat courses and examinations to students, who will receive hands-instruction and instructor support.
Red Hat, a provider of open source solutions, has signed King Abdulaziz University as Red Hat Academy Partner in Saudi Arabia.
Starting immediately, the university will offer Red Hat courses and examinations to current students. Following the examinations, the students will receive hands-on instruction, performance-based testing, and instructor support.
The university will also offer Red Hat's curriculum across many of the open-source solution provider's platforms, which include Linux, middleware and cloud technologies.
Lee Miles, general manager, Red Hat Middle East, Turkey and Africa, said: "We are very pleased to associate with King Abdulaziz University as a new Red Hat Academy partner in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Red Hat Academy turns academic institutions into centres for enterprise-ready talent by outfitting them with Red Hat training."
He added: "Now, with the support from King Abdulaziz University, talents from Saudi Arabia will have the opportunity to get trained and certified in Red Hat's most in-demand technologies and gain access to platforms that will help them connect to Red Hat communities and employment connections. We trust in King Abdulaziz University and their commitment to prepare students for a successful career in open source information technology."
Students at the university will also have access to Red Hat certification examinations. This includes the Red Hat Certified System Administration (RHCSA) and Red Hat Certified JBoss Developer (RHCJD).