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April 06, 2006 08:00 ET

Red Hat Training Courses in Quebec Now Available in French;'s Hottest Certification for 2006 Will be Offered in French

RALEIGH, N.C.--(CCNMatthews - Apr 6, 2006) -

Red Hat (NASDAQ: RHAT), the world's leading provider of open source to the enterprise, today announced that the company will officially conduct all Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) training courses in French in Red Hat's Montreal training facility and throughout the province with onsite classes The RHCE certificate was named the Hottest Certification for 2006 by, earlier this year.

The industry-acclaimed training program will continue to use robust material and coursework that has positioned the program as the most respected Linux training in the industry. As with all of Red Hat's classes, the French-language courses are performance- based and conducted on live systems.

"In a global economy, it is essential to deliver content to customers in language they are most comfortable with for learning IT skills," said Peter Childers, Red Hat's Vice President of Global Learning Services. "Nowhere in North America is that more important than in Quebec. Our goal is to create an atmosphere that is 100% conducive to learning, ensuring that customers receive the best possible Linux training for their dollar."

Red Hat is the world's largest vendor of training and certification by revenue, sales, number of certified professionals, courses available and locations served. With more than 60% marketshare of all Linux training in North America, Red Hat's flagship certification, Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE), is consistently named in the top 10 certifications in the industry. Red Hat offers customers four levels of certifications; Red Hat Certified Technician (RHCT), Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE), Red Hast Certified Security Specialist (RHCSS), and Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA). A robust development curriculum is also available.

Red Hat's Global Learning Services will offer a 10% discount on any Red Hat training course between April 1 and May 31, 2006 in Montreal, Canada. To take advantage of this special offer and to learn more about Red Hat training courses please visit and register using promo code 46893:

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