[LPI-News] LPI Offers Discounted Certification Exams at Intel
Developer Forum--San Francisco, USA
scottl at lpi.org
Wed Aug 29 11:38:06 EDT 2007
LPI Offers Discounted Certification Exams at Intel Developer Forum--San
(Toronto, Canada: August 29, 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 the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco, September
18-20, 2007 (http://http://www.intel.com/idf/us/fall2007/index.htm) at
Room 3020 (third floor) of the Moscone West Convention Center.
Exam labs will be offered each day at 1 p.m. LPIC-1 and LPIC-2 level
exams will be offered at a 50% discount to all attendees of Intel
Developer Forum at US $75.00. All exam candidates are asked to obtain an
LPI ID at http://www.lpi.org/en/lpi/english/certification/register_now
and pre-register at exams2_at_lpi.org. Exam candidates need to bring
valid photo identification and their LPI-ID number to the exam labs.
"Following LPI's successful participation at the Intel Developer Forum
in Beijing, China in the spring we are pleased to have this opportunity
to participate in this event in North America. Once again, this
demonstrates Intel's ongoing commitment to the advancement of Open
Source and Linux professionalism,” said Jim Lacey, President and CEO of LPI.
“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, Director of Intel's Open Source
Technology Center. “The Linux ecosystem is a major contributor to the
growth of our markets 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 (#227) where there will be a demonstration of a pre-LPI exam
assessment tool developed by VCampus--LPI's affiliate in North America.
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
programs inception, LPI has delivered over 155,000 exams and 47,000+
LPIC certifications around the world.
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.
Director of Communications
Linux Professional Institute
Email: scottl at lpi.org
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