Canonical and TraiCen partner to deliver Ubuntu Certified Professional training in Germany

Canonical and TraiCen partner to deliver Ubuntu Certified Professional training in Germany


Canonical and TraiCen Computer Training & Consulting partner to deliver Ubuntu Certified Professional training in Germany

17th May 2007, London, UK – Canonical Ltd, the commercial sponsor of Ubuntu, today announced it has signed an agreement with TraiCen Computer Training & Consulting to deliver 'Ubuntu Certified Professional' (UCP) training in Germany. TraiCen will deliver official courses in Muenster from August 2007.

Two five day courses, Ubuntu Professional Courses 1 & 2, will assist System Administrators to pass the required LPI 101, LPI 102 and the Ubuntu 199 exams, and achieve the Ubuntu Certified Professional certification. These courses are the first in a series of classroom and e-learning courses scheduled for launch throughout 2007.

Securing a partnership with Traicen will enable us to reach a wide audience throughout Germany. With facilities in Muenster, Neumuenster and Munich, students will not need to travel far for high quality Ubuntu training,” commented Chris Kenyon, Business Development Director at Canonical.

Martin Hornung, CEO of TraiCen continued, " I know that it will be a profitable investment and it´s the beginning of a successful partnership. We have followed developments in the Ubuntu project since the beginning and are delighted that we can now be involved on the training delivery side.”

The first Ubuntu Professional course will open in Muenster in August and will run for five days.

About Canonical:

Canonical, the sponsor of Ubuntu, is head quartered in Europe and is committed to the development, distribution and support of open source software products and communities. Canonical offers world-class 24x7 support for Ubuntu as well as professional engineering services.

Since its launch in October 2004 Ubuntu has become one of the most highly regarded Linux distributions with millions of users around the world. Ubuntu will always be free to download, free to use and free to distribute to others. With these goals in mind, Ubuntu aims to be the most widely used Linux system, and is the centre of a global open source software ecosystem.

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TraiCen Computer Training & Consulting:

TraiCen Computer Training & Consulting GmbH is an authorised training partner of the most famous software providers: Microsoft, Novell, Ubuntu, CompTIA, IBM/Lotus, Red Hat, Check Point, Cisco  and Citrix. The company was founded in 1991 an is head quartered in Muenster (Germany). In1999 TraiCen Neumünster was opened. Since 2003  „TraiCen“ is represented in Munich. Nearly 40 employees and 70 freelancers are in operation for TraiCen.