Eucalyptus Announces New Training and Certification Offerings for Eucalyptus 3

New Courses from Eucalyptus Provide Hands-On Training and Best Practices for Implementation; Prepare Users for Eucalyptus Certification

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – April 11, 2012Eucalyptus Systems, creator of the most widely deployed on-premise cloud computing platform, today announced the availability of several new training courses and certification for Eucalyptus 3. The new courses expand upon the Eucalyptus University curriculum, which provides industry-leading technical education and certification programs for the Eucalyptus cloud computing platform.

New courses include:

Eucalyptus 3: Design, Build, and Manage a Eucalyptus Cloud: A three-day hands-on, lab-centric course for cloud administrators who are building and managing a Eucalyptus cloud, and developers who will deploy and run applications on a Eucalyptus cloud. The course consists of lectures, instructor-led demonstrations, hands-on student labs, and in-class discussions.

Eucalyptus 3: What's New and Different: A two-day hands-on, lab-centric course for cloud administrators who are building and managing a Eucalyptus cloud and developers who will deploy and run applications on the Eucalyptus cloud. The course consists of lectures, instructor-led demonstrations, hands-on student labs, and in-class discussions. Prior attendance in the “Eucalyptus 2: Building and Using a Eucalyptus Cloud” course or equivalent experience is required.

Cloud Connections: Eucalyptus is expanding on the Cloud Connections live online technical training series to include several new "deep dive" courses on specific technical topics for Eucalyptus 3. The Cloud Connections series is ideal for students that are seeking to learn specific technical topics on Eucalyptus 3, but may not be prepared or available to commit to a full 3-day course.

New Eucalyptus 3 courses are available for enrollment in select cities or globally via online classrooms. For the current schedule and more information on these courses, visit http://www.eucalyptus.com/services/education/eucau.

Eucalyptus also announced the forthcoming Eucalyptus Certified Professional technical certification, which will be available in Q2 2012. The Eucalyptus Certified Professional exam tests candidates on their ability to perform essential design, installation, configuration, and management functions for a Eucalyptus 3 deployment. For requirements and more information on Eucalyptus certification, visit http://www.eucalyptus.com/services/education/certification.

“Eucalyptus University courses allow our community, customers, and partners to further empower their businesses by learning from real-world scenarios and incorporating best practices into their own on-premise environments,” said Andy Knosp, vice president of professional services at Eucalyptus. “Our certification program validates individual’s expertise and recognizes IT professionals that hold the technical knowledge and hands-on experience required to effectively design, build, and manage Eucalyptus cloud solutions.”

About Eucalyptus Systems

Eucalyptus Systems provides the only solution that transforms a customer's IT infrastructure into a private cloud that works like Amazon Web Services (AWS). The Eucalyptus Cloud Management Platform (CMP) is open source software that provides access to the scalability of the AWS public cloud while allowing for customization and control of internal cloud resources. By creating a hybrid cloud bridge between Eucalyptus and AWS, customers gain the flexibility to choose where to run workloads. With Eucalyptus, IT can now create an agile, affordable, and AWS-compatible environment for continuous integration (CI) and self-service IT. Empower innovation with a Eucalyptus cloud.

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