News about LPI

The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), (, the world’s premier Linux certification organization announced that  thru ongoing training and certification program in Taiwan Chung Hwa Telecom, it shows remarkable milestone to have more systems migrate to Linux platform and make its IT infrastructure more cost efficient.

During the past few years, especially from the beginning of 2008, Chung Hwa Telecom Training Center made a plan to train their engineers to have Linux and open source techniques and skills to serve their goal of the growth of the company business and reduce the cost of internal IT infrastructure.  Up to now, there are around 200 engineers gains deferent level of LPI certifications, including level 1, level 2 and level 3, among them, 1/3 of people holds level 2 or above certifications. 

“With the training and certification program, we enhanced the skills and techniques of in service engineers, therefore, they make their daily works more efficient and contributed a lot of new ideas and  find new ways to improve the ROI of IT  of  Chung Hwa Telecom.”  Said Mr. Ted Chiou, extension training center of Chung Hwa Telecom.  “So we will continue this approach to work with LPI  Taiwan more closely in the future.”
“Besides working with Chung Hwa Telecom Training Center in extension training,” said Mr. Weili Hsueh, the superintendent in LPI Taiwan. “LPI is actively introducing the program into school vocational program and cooperative enterprise’s educational training for achieving the three-way cooperation, and meanwhile enhancing the students’ Linux system and network skills.”

About the Linux Professional Institute:
The Linux Professional Institute promotes and certifies essential skills on Linux and Open Source technologies through the global delivery of comprehensive, top-quality, vendor-independent exams. Established as an international non-profit organization in 1999 by the Linux community, the Linux Professional Institute continues to demonstrate recognized global leadership in the certification of Linux professionals. LPI advances the Linux and Open Source movement through strategic partners, sponsorships, innovative programs and community development activities. LPI’s major financial sponsors are Platinum Sponsors IBM, Linux Journal, Linux Magazine, Novell, SGI, and TurboLinux as well as Gold Sponsors, HP and IDG.