[LPI-News] LPI Offers Discounted Certification Exams at Intel Developer Forum

Scott Lamberton scottl at lpi.org
Tue Apr 10 10:23:05 EDT 2007

Linux Professional Institute Offers Discounted Certification Exams at
Intel Developer Forum--Beijing, China

(INTEL DEVELOPER FORUM, Beijing, China: April 10, 2007) The Linux Professional
Institute (LPI), the world's premier Linux certification organization
(http://www.lpi.org), will offer discounted certification exams to
attendees of Intel Developer Forum in Beijing, April 17-18, 2007
(http://www.prcidf.com.cn/) at Banquet Hall C, Continental Grand Hotel.
This exam lab is hosted by the Intel Software Solution group.

Exam labs will be offered each day at 15:30-17:30 hrs. LPIC-1 and LPIC-2
level exams will be offered at a 50% discount to all attendees of Intel
Developer Forum at RMB700. Candidates can select both simplified Chinese
and English for the exam’s language. All exam candidates are asked to
register at the LPI website (http://www.lpi.org/register) to obtain an
LPI ID and at the IDF website
(http://www.prcidf.com.cn/reg/chi/entry.html) to obtain an IDF ticket.

For further information or to ensure exam availability during the event
personal pre-registration should be made at http://lpi-china.org. Exam
candidates must bring valid photo identification and their LPI ID number
to the exam lab.

"We are very pleased that LPI is able to participate in the Intel
Developer Forum. This is a great oportunity for us to communicate with
IT professionals, trainers and open source organizations within China
and also demonstrates Intel's ongoing commitment to the advancement of
Open Source and Linux professionalism,” said Jim Lacey, President and

“Intel has been working with the Open Source community to advance Linux
to take full advantage of our processor technologies and to bring robust
solutions to market.” said Imad Sousou, Intel’s Director of Open Source
Technology Center. “Linux ecosystem is growing rapidly in China, and
Intel welcomes LPI’s Linux professional certification to help drive this
ecosystem evolution"

LPI invites all IT professionals, trainers, and Open Source
organizations attending Intel Developer Forum to visit LPI staff at
their information booth during the Forum.

The Linux Professional Institute (LPI) is globally supported by the IT
industry, enterprise and professionals and within government and the
educational community. LPI's certification program is delivered
worldwide in multiple languages at over 7,000 testing locations and is
supported by an affiliate network spanning five continents. Since the
program's inception, LPI has delivered over 145,000 exams and 45,000
LPIC certifications around the world.

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About 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 while
advancing 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,
Hewlett-Packard and IDG

Media Contacts:

Scott Lamberton
Director of Communications
Linux Professional Institute
Email: scottl at lpi.org
Web: http://www.lpi.org

Telephone: +1-416-666-1574

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