SUSE forges new training partnership with Ingram Micro in the Middle East
SUSE, a pioneer in open source software, has announced a new training partnership in the Middle East with Ingram Micro, a technology solutions, mobility, cloud and supply chain services company.
As part of the partnership, Ingram Micro’s training centre in Dubai will offer a set of 18 instructed-led SUSE training modules designed to help organisations transform to digital businesses. This training will primarily focus on software defined infrastructure solutions such as OpenStack cloud environments, software-defined storage and Enterprise Linux solutions for SAP S/4HANA. Additional training will cover the management of multi-vendor Linux environments with SUSE Manager to improve usability, provisioning, power management and compliance quality without compromising security.
“With digital transformation a key initiative for several enterprises in the Middle East, the region continues to set the benchmark when it comes to innovation and appetite for latest technologies. However, in parallel with investment in technology, it is paramount that organisations ensure that their IT resources have the skills and the technical know-how to reap maximum benefits from these solutions,” said Paul Abi-Chahine, Regional Director, EMEA at SUSE. “Through this strategic partnership between SUSE and Ingram Micro, customers can now benefit from a range of instructor-led Enterprise open-source training, delivered in-region, to help them transform their businesses to digital while running it more efficiently and cost effectively.”
Key training modules, each delivered over a one-day programme, include:
- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 Administration (3116): Designed for system administrators who would like to become familiar with the Linux operating system as well as those who are preparing for the SUSE Certified Administrator in Enterprise Linux 11 exam.
- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Administration (3124): Tailored for students with little or no previous Linux experience seeking a fundamental understanding of the SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 operating system. It is also ideal for those preparing for the SUSE Certified Administrator in Enterprise Linux 12 certification exam.
- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 for SAP Application Administration (3134): Designed for system administrators that administer SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 for SAP Applications installations.
“As enterprises in the region continue to ramp up their investment in open source platforms, we believe we have significant opportunity to further expand our business by adding comprehensive Linux and Open Source-software training to our offerings in the Middle East”, added Mohammad Sabry, Head of Services, Gulf and Near East region at Ingram Micro Training MEA. “With its unique delivery model, including hands-on training and simulations of several real-world applications, SUSE is an excellent partner for us, as well as for any IT professionals interested in becoming experts in Linux and open source platforms.”