August 23, 2001

Linux System Administration Bootcamp for busy IT professionals

Author: JT Smith

Rajesh Goyal writes
"LinuxCertified announces the weekend system administration
bootcamp for busy IT professionals.

- All attendees get a free Linux laptop!

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LinuxCertified, Inc., a leading provider of Linux training, will offer weekend system administration bootcamp on September 1-2, 2001 in San Francisco bay area (south bay). This workshop is designed for busy information
technology professionals and is designed to cover the most important Linux administration areas.

In addition to carefully designed lecture material delivered by experienced Linux professionals, there is a heavy emphasis on hands-on learning. The training starts two weeks before the actual class,with access to an online Linux server, where students complete few challenging pre-class activities. Attendees get a powerful Linux laptop on their arrival, along with other class materials. They load Linux on their laptop during the class, and use it for all the class activities and assignments. At the end of the class they take this laptop with them to further enhance their Linux expertise. Absolute beginners with no UNIX experience can first come to the popular "Linux for Beginners" class and subsequently join the
system administration bootcamp.

Rapid growth of Linux into corporate and government IT environments is fueling the need for Linux certified
professionals. CIOs and managers are eager to have Linux experts in their organizations. A certification provides a
tangible mechanism for their hiring evaluation, as well as a means to market the prowess of organizations.

"As an independent IT consultant I am always on my toes to learn new technologies, without much free time to
devote to classes. The bootcamp was a perfect way for me to jump start my Linux knowledge. I
can now use Linux as a valuable tool in my career," said Taylor Cottam, an independent consultant who joined one of
the weekend bootcamps.

This weekend bootcamp is specially designed to prepare the attendees for the objectives of Level 1 certification
exams offered by Linux Professional Institute (LPI). The workshop also meets the objectives of the Red Hat Certified
Engineer (RHCE) exam and Sair Linux & GNU certification (LCA).

Our attendees build a strong sense of community with our instructors, fellow students, and our network of recruiters
and companies looking for Linux consultants.


The mission of is to bring Linux to mainstream IT usage. We firmly believe that Linux has an
enormous potential, once it crosses over from the early adopters to the more mainstream users. Our goal is to help this
transition by providing:

- Linux trained and certified professionals

- Linux certified products that cater to mainstream users rather than early adopters.

Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds.
Linux Professionals Institute and the LPI logo are trademarks of the Linux Professional Institute, Inc.
RED HAT is a registered trademark of Red Hat, Inc. is an independent entity from organizations providing Linux certification exams, and they do not sponsor our classes.
All other names and trademarks are the property of their respective owners."

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