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From: Scott Lamberton <slamberton-WHMkLBA7RDE <at> public.gmane.org>
Subject: [LPI-News] Linux Professional Institute Announces Online Resource for Linux Education
Newsgroups: gmane.comp.lpi.discuss
Date: Tuesday 5th June 2012 16:50:04 UTC (over 5 years ago)
LPI Announces Online Resource for Linux Education

(Sacramento, CA, USA: June 5, 2012) The Linux Professional Institute
(LPI), the world's premier Linux certification organization
(http://www.lpi.org), announced an online
"one-stop-shopping" solution
for learning resources for their Linux Professional Institute
Certification (LPIC) program: http://www.lpimarketplace.com.
This online 
resource will bring together the best in LPIC exam preparation
materials, publishers, and courseware providers to assist IT
professionals prepare for their career advancement in Linux and Open
Source Software.

"LPI has a strong commitment to the workforce development of Linux and
Open Source professionals. As such our certification program is
vendor-neutral in that we don't favor one method of exam preparation
over another nor do we create our own training materials--we leave the
production of such educational resources open to the community. This new 
LPI Marketplace allows us to list a diversified set of high-quality and 
affordable exam preparation resources in one easy-to-access location," 
said Jim Lacey, president and CEO of LPI.

The LPI Marketplace was created for LPI by mindhub(TM) of Pearson VUE
and is an online resource center offering a wide variety of learning
products designed to help individuals prepare for LPI's
industry-recognized certification, enhance their existing skills set and 
achieve their professional goals. Products in the LPI Marketplace will 
include a full range of expert reference materials including books, 
flash cards, practice exams, and video training modules. Content
providers presently participating in the LPI Marketplace include such
widely-recognized companies as Axzo Press, Element K, ExamForce,
MeasureUp, McGraw-Hill, Sybex, Transcender and uCertify.

Content providers interested in participating in the LPI Marketplace may 
email "info_at_lpi.org" for further information.

The Linux Professional Institute is globally supported by the IT
industry, enterprise customers, community professionals, government
entities and the educational community. LPI's certification program is
supported by an affiliate network spanning five continents and is
distributed worldwide in multiple languages at more than 7,000 testing
locations. Since 1999, LPI has delivered over 300,000 exams and 100,000
LPIC certifications around the world.

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About the Linux Professional Institute:

The Linux Professional Institute provides a global framework, industry
leadership and other services to enhance, develop and further lifelong
professional careers in Linux and Open Source technologies. Established
as an international non-profit organization in September 1999 by the
Linux community, the Linux Professional Institute continues to
demonstrate recognized global leadership, direction and skill standards
for those who pursue a career in Linux and Open Source technology. LPI
advances the Linux and Open Source movement through strategic partners,
sponsorships, innovative programs and community development activities.
LPI's major financial sponsors are Platinum Sponsors IBM, Linux Journal, 
Linux Magazine, Novell, SGI, and TurboLinux as well as Gold Sponsors, HP 
and IDG.

Scott Lamberton
Director of Communications
Linux Professional Institute
[email protected]
Linux Professional Institute
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