November 20, 2002

WorldWIT Partners with LinuxCertified

San Jose, CA, November 19, 2002 â WorldWIT (www.worldwit.org ), a free global online networking organization for professional women in business and technology, and LinuxCertified (www.linuxcertified.com) recently announced a partnership to make Linux certification and training easily accessible and affordable for WorldWITsâ widespread members.

Today, Linux has become a mainstream operating system choice for IT infrastructure. The ever-increasing reliance on Linux-based systems means a growing demand for IT professionals with Linux training and certifications. Recognizing this broadening need, WorldWITâs partnership with LinuxCertified represents a commitment to provide easily accessible, current and high-quality training to the WorldWIT membership base. In turn, WorldWIT will continue in its commitment to provide companies access to IT professional women, whose skills are up to date and certification-proven.

WorldWIT Founder and CEO, Liz Ryan, stated: âBy providing LinuxCertifiedâs classes to WorldWIT members, we are furthering WorldWITâs goal to empower women in their technology careers. It is essential that women seeking to excel in technology today have the most up-to-date and relevant skills. We believe that with the ever-increasing adoption of Linux-based systems, it is essential that Linux training and certification be easy and readily available to WorldWIT community far and wide.â

âLinuxCertified is committed to help women IT professionals in succeeding in their Linux related careers,â said Chander Kant, President of LinuxCertified. âWe are delighted about this partnership, as reaching WorldWIT user base will enable us to achieve our goal.â

Under the terms of the partnership, WorldWIT members will receive a discount on classes offered through LinuxCertified. Further information is available on the WorldWIT Website at www.worldwit.org .

About WorldWIT

Founded in Chicago in 1999, WorldWIT is the worldâs largest online networking organization for professional women in business and technology, formed for women to share advice and ideas with other women eager to âconnect.â Its founder, Liz Ryan, was the first female vice president at U.S. Robotics, and is a popular columnist, speaker and âat work issuesâ expert. Today, WorldWIT includes more than 20,000 members in 54 markets and provides a forum for women to share career and lifestyle concerns related to the career and lifestyle concerns. The membership is comprised of women who range from corporate CEOs to home-based consultants and entrepreneurs. For more information, visit www.worldwit.org .

About LinuxCertified, Inc.

The mission of LinuxCertified, Inc is to help our clients benefit from significant savings of effectively using Linux and Open-Source software in their IT infrastructure.
Our core offerings are:
- Linux trained and certified professionals
- Implementation and development services using Open-Source software.
- LinuxCertified products providing industryâs best ROI

Visit http://www.linuxcertified.com/ for more information

Media Contacts:

For WorldWIT, Inc.
Kristi Hughes
610-642-8253 x16
Kristi@Gregoryfca.com

LinuxCertified:
Rajesh Goyal
408-314-6700
rajesh@linuxcertified.com

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