Red Hat Linux Certification Now Available At PNBIIT

by CXOtoday Staff    Apr 11, 2005

Red Hat, provider of Open Source solutions to the enterprise, today announced Punjab National Bank Institute of Information Technology (PNBIIT), Lucknow as their authorized training partner.

This training facility is aimed at providing an excellent impetus to match the growing need for skilled Linux professionals in the country especially in the Banking and Finance Sector, which is adopting Linux and Open Source in a big way.

According to Shankar Iyer, head - learning services, Red Hat India, “Today, we see HR managers demanding credentials from recruits. People are being drawn to Linux primarily because of its rapid rate of evolution. Learning Linux has crossed the chasm from being an “added advantage” to an inherent necessity for anyone looking to survive in the fast changing technology market.”

Commenting on this development, K. L. Khetarpaul, director, PNBIIT, Lucknow said, “PNBIIT has been set up to supplement the existing infrastructure of banking, finance and insurance sectors, for imparting training in the field of banking technology to banks and financial institutions.”

After becoming partners of Red Hat, PNBIIT will be extending training to professionals in the field of IT as well. The institution will now offer regular Red Hat Linux courses for banking and finance organizations, corporates, and individual students in different