ASPLinux Appoints Genovate as Authorized Training Partner for Singapore and India

July 19, 2001
For Immediate Release

The agreement marks a new move to the forefront of the Linux training.

Singapore - July 19, 2001 - ASPLinux Pte Ltd., leading company in Linux-based operating system, creating Linux-based solutions in development and provides comprehensive professional services, today announced an agreement with Genovate to provide ASPLinux training and certification to enterprise Linux customers in Singapore and India. Genovate is a leader in providing customized software services and training for professionals. It specializes in providing solutions and training in e-commerce, Java technology, XML, and voice recognition technology.. This agreement between ASP Linux and Genovate will broaden the availability of ASPLinux training and certifications in Asia to meet the growing demand for expertise in Linux, the fastest-growing server operating system.

The ASPLinux Training and Certification program is designed to help enterprise Linux user build their infrastructure with open source solution. The agreement pairs ASPLinux comprehensive Linux training and certification with Genovate training experts to train IT professionals who want to learn Linux-based systems, further develop their Internetworking skills and achieve credible certification in the adoption of open source solutions within their organizations.

Leveraging on ASPLinux professional Linux training and certification, Genovate will offer three levels of courses including GNU/Linux Fundamentals, GNU/Linux System Administration and GNU/Linux Network and Security Administration. Apart from the traditional, multiple choice written exam and paper certification, these 4-day courses provide student with hands-on training in various fields including installation, configuration, troubleshooting and system administration on realistic labs and programming exercises. Upon successful completion, student will receive certification on either GNU/Linux LPI or RedHat, depending on the level of course fulfillment.

"Linux is predicted to become the most pervasive global web server platform in 12 months time. Secondly, industry experts strongly feel that open software will become the most dominant technology for the web hosting within a very short time. Lastly and most importantly, Linux is available for the magic price of free. It makes perfect sense for us to partner with ASP Linux in propagating this technology," said Anton J. Ravindran, CEO & co-Founder of Genovate Solutions.

"This agreement marks the first entry for ASPLinux to the India market," said Azhar Kayani, Director of ASPLinux. "ASPLinux is confident to forge and expand training partnership in other locations in Asia within the next 6 months, particularly with our strong Asia presence." added Kayani.

Information on ASPLinux courses and registration are available on www.genovate.comExternal link

About ASPLinux Pte. Ltd.
ASPLinux Pte Ltd.- a leading software development company, delivers Linux-based operating system ASPLinux, and creates Linux-based solutions, which are capable to meet requirements to ISVs, ISPs, NSPs, HSPs, ASPs and Data Centres. The Official ASPLinux OS and related services are available directly from ASPLinux Pte Ltd, retail outlets in Singapore and authorized distributors in China, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia and Russia. For more information, visit ASPLinux at http://www.ASP-Linux.comExternal link.

About Genovate
Genovate Solutions was established in 1997 and founded by software professionals in Singapore. It has now expended with offices in Sydney, Mumbai and Chennai. Our head quarters in Singapore has a wealth of experience in software services, in particular the Financial Services Industry, where our key services are in turnkey projects, design, development & implementation of customized software, e-services, training and professional services. Our clientele include multi-national corporations, government institutions, small & medium enterprises and we serve our clients in the region. We work closely with all our clients in deploying strategic IT applications to tackle the challenges of tomorrow.
Our Technology Partners are: SAP, IBM, Sun, Oracle, Software AG, CIW, AU-System, ASPLinux, VUE, Jcertify and, Netrust. Further information is available at www.genovate.comExternal link

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