Hyderabad : Telangana Academy for Skill and Knowledge (TASK) today said it entered into an MoU with Red Hat Inc, a provider of open source solutions, to offer training and certification programmes to engineering students in the state.
As part of the MoU, TASK and Red Hat will discuss areas for collaboration to equip all TASK partner colleges with Red Hat Enterprise Linux for purpose of training and services for their labs and to subsidize the cost of training and certification for faculty, a press release said.
Open Source solutions are core to innovation in areas like cloud computing, containers, mobile, artificial intelligence and machine learning and beyond. With this MOU, TASK and Red Hat are aiming to prepare enterprise-ready talent in India, the release said.
“As part of the programme, TASK member institutions can receive no-cost instructor training and support Red Hat Technology for use in the lab environments at the colleges with flexible delivery options and printed, digital or online textbooks,” it said.
Speaking on the occasion, Rajesh Rege, Managing Director of India and SAARC at Red Hat, said, “We hope through this initiative with TASK, we can help prepare students for strong careers support future open source contributors and innovators.”
Sujiv Nair, CEO of TASK, said “This collaboration aims to reach 1,500 students in the next two years to gain expertise in open source skills and certification on emerging technologies like DevOps, cloud, IT automation and more.”
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