Linux Professional Institute Set to Launch New LPIC-1 & LPIC-2 Certification Programs19 Nov, 2008
Linux Professional Institute Set to Launch New LPIC-1 & LPIC-2 Certification Programs
Sacramento, CA (November 2008) The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world's premier Linux certification organization www.lpi.org, announced it has completed an extensive review and update of the exam objectives for the popular LPIC-1 and LPIC-2 certification programs. New versions of these exams will be published and available on April 1, 2009. "This update of our LPIC-1 and LPIC-2 certification program is a significant milestone in LPI's history and exemplifies our extensive, ongoing and transparent communications with industry leaders and the Open Source community on what are the necessary skill sets for a Linux professional," said Jim Lacey, President and CEO of the Linux Professional Institute. Revised exam objectives for LPIC-1 and LPIC-2 are available on LPI's public wiki: https://group.lpi.org/publicwiki/bin/view/Examdev/WebHome. Candidates should note however that prior to April 1, 2009 exams will continue to be based on the "old" objectives for LPIC-1 and LPIC-2: http://www.lpi.org/eng/certification/the_lpic_program/lpic_1 and http://www.lpi.org/eng/certification/the_lpic_program/lpic_2. The Linux Professional Institute is globally supported by the IT industry, enterprise customers, community professionals, government entities and the educational community. LPI's certification program is supported by an affiliate network spanning five continents and is distributed worldwide in multiple languages in more than 7,000 testing locations. Since 1999, LPI has delivered more than 195,000 exams and 62,000 LPIC certifications around the world. For more info: www.lpi.org or telephone: 1-905-269-0862.