[lpi-discuss] [LPI-News] LPI and Canonical Offer Special Promotion on Exams

Jorge Armando Medina jmedina at e-compugraf.com
Wed May 20 21:10:43 EDT 2009

What about printed exams for Mexico?, I have more than 10 customers
(incluiding me) willing to take Ubuntu exams.

slamberton wrote:
> Linux Professional Institute and Canonical Offer Special Promotion on Exams
> (Sacramento, CA, USA: May 19, 2009) The Linux Professional Institute
> (LPI), the world's premier Linux certification organization
> (http://www.lpi.org), and Canonical (http://www.canonical.com), sponsor
> of the popular Linux distribution Ubuntu, announced a new discounted
> voucher program for the LPIC-1 and Ubuntu Certified Professional (UCP)
> exams. The promotional program enables candidates to purchase a voucher
> bundle for the LPI-101, LPI-102 and the LPI-199 exams at USD $120
> each--a savings of over 20%.
> "This is an excellent opportunity for candidates to earn both their
> LPIC-1 and Ubuntu Certified Professional (UCP) certifications.
> Furthermore as we now have new LPIC-1 exams this combined certification
> status will enable successful candidates to demonstrate that they have
> in-demand skills and knowledge in today's competitive employment
> environment," said Jim Lacey, President and CEO of LPI.
> "This combined effort from LPI and Canonical demonstrates the strength
> of the cooperative efforts of Open Source technology organizations.
> Together we can advance the cause of Open Source professionalism while
> providing real benefits to our respective communities," said Billy Cina,
> Canonical's Training Programme Manager.
> To obtain the UCP certification a Linux professional must pass three
> exams, each costing approximately USD $160 (depending on regional exam
> pricing and exchange rates to local currencies). These three exams
> include LPI-101 and LPI-102, for the LPIC-1 certification, and LPI-199
> for the UCP certification. However Canonical and the Linux Professional
> Institute have joined together to create a promotional "bundle" whereby
> the exams are available to candidates at the special price of USD $120
> per exam if they are purchased together.
> Exam candidates wishing to participate in this special promotional
> program are invited to contact local LPI affiliates (see
> http://www.lpi.org/eng/global_partners/local_lpi_organizations) or the
> Ubuntu Training Team (see: http://www.ubuntu.com/training/exams).
> Information on prepratory training for the exams is also available from
> LPI affiliates and the Ubuntu Training Team. For information on how to
> take the UCP or LPIC exams please see:
> http://www.lpi.org/eng/certification/faq/procedure_for_taking_exams
> For more information on the Ubuntu Certified Professional or LPIC-1
> certifications, refer to: http://www.ubuntu.com/training or
> http://www.lpi.org/eng/certification/the_lpic_program
> 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 in more than 7,000 testing
> locations. Since 1999, LPI has delivered close to 200,000 exams and over
> 65,000 LPIC certifications around the world.
> - 30 -
> About the Linux Professional Institute:
> The Linux Professional Institute promotes and certifies essential skills
> on Linux and Open Source technologies through the global delivery of
> comprehensive, top-quality, vendor-independent exams. Established as an
> international non-profit organization in 1999 by the Linux community,
> the Linux Professional Institute continues to demonstrate recognized
> global leadership in the certification of Linux professionals. 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.
> About Canonical Ltd:
> Canonical Ltd., the commercial sponsor of Ubuntu, is a global
> organisation headquartered in Europe committed to the development,
> distribution and support of open source software products and
> communities. World-class 24x7 commercial support for Ubuntu is available
> through Canonical's global support team and partners. Since its launch
> in October 2004 Ubuntu has become one of the most highly regarded Linux
> distributions with millions of users around the world.
> Ubuntu will always be free to download, free to use and free to
> distribute to others. With these goals in mind, Ubuntu aims to be the
> most widely used Linux system, and is the centre of a global open source
> software ecosystem. For more information visit www.canonical.com or
> www.ubuntu.com.
> Media Contacts:
> Billy Cina
> Training Programmes Manager
> Telephone: +44 780 938 9862
> billy.cina at canonical.com
> http://www.ubuntu.com
> Scott Lamberton
> Director of Communications
> Linux Professional Institute
> +1-905-269-0862
> slamberton at lpi.org
> http://www.lpi.org

Jorge Armando Medina
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