Saudi Arabia’s King Abdulaziz University now Red Hat Academy Partner

by Agency News   15 January, 2017
Saudi Arabia’s King Abdulaziz University now Red Hat Academy Partner

(Let to right) Lee Miles, General Manager Middle East, Turkey and Africa at Red Hat with Dr Abdulrahman Altalhi, Dean of Faculty of Computing and Information Technology at King Abdulaziz University at the partnership signing ceremony.

Red Hat, announced that King Abdulaziz University has been signed as a Red Hat Academy Partner in Saudi Arabia. Red Hat Academy is an open source education programme that provides turnkey curriculum materials for educational programmes in high schools and institutions of higher education worldwide. The university will offer Red Hat courses and exams to current students, who will receive hands-on instruction, curriculum and labs, performance-based testing, and instructor support.

With a continuous commitment to knowledge development, research, innovation and entrepreneurship, King Abdulaziz University will now be offering Red Hat´s curriculum across many of Red Hat’s most popular platforms, including Linux, middleware and cloud technologies.

Students can also improve their skills by enrolling in some of Red Hat´s most popular certification exams, such as Red Hat Certified System Administration, Red Hat Certified Engineer, Red Hat Certified System Administrator in Red Hat Openstack, Red Hat Certified JBoss Administrator and Red Hat Certified JBoss Developer.

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. 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.”

Red Hat and King Abdulaziz University team at the partnership signing ceremony.
Red Hat and King Abdulaziz University team at the partnership signing ceremony.

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