Mirantis Expands OpenStack Training Offerings
OpenStack, the red hot open source cloud platform, has been a generator of a lot of top tech jobs for some time now, and we've been chronicling the new training and certification programs arising around it. If you have OpenStack skills, you can work for big companies doing cloud deployments or startups focusing on OpenStack managed services.
A few months ago, I covered The OpenStack Foundation's announcement that it has launched a new Training Marketplace designed to make it easier to discover training courses offered by providers in the OpenStack community. Mirantis, too, has been expanding its training offerings, and is going global with its efforts. Recently, it extended its training offerings to Europe, and now it will offer training in the Middle East as well.
According to the company:
"Our goal is to make the Mirantis OpenStack training experience as rewarding and convenient as possible for you – that’s why we are constantly updating our training curriculum and looking for new places to host our OpenStack public training. We recently added a few new locations both in US and Europe to accommodate your requests. The demand for Mirantis private trainings also have been growing steadily, thanks to their flexibility and being fine-tuned to the students’ needs."
"The demand for OpenStack engineers has never been higher – according to recent IDC cloud research, estimated revenue from cloud services will reach $72.9 billion by 2015, which is four times the projected growth for the worldwide Information Technology market altogether. It means that the industry needs well-trained experts who can manage the movement of data in a secure and responsible way."
You can find information on Mirantis OpenStack training sites around the world here, and get updates on training offered online.
Rackspace has also announced its on-demand e-learning training course and a number of new classroom courses focused on OpenStack. And, Red Hat has launched its IaaS OpenStack Certification program. Meanwhile, Silicon Angle has produced an extremely exhaustive roundup of online and offline resources for learning OpenStack skills. It includes discussion of OpenStack bootcamps from MorphLabs and Mirantis, Piston training, and more.