Linux Academy Partners with Microsoft Visual Studio Dev Essentials Program

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The first 25,000 Visual Studio Dev Essentials members to activate will each receive Azure training as part of a three-month, all-access membership from Linux Academy

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This new partnership enables Linux Academy to extend its vast library of training content and subject expertise to Visual Studio program members.

Linux Academy, the foremost online Linux and cloud training platform and community, today announced a partnership with Microsoft’s Visual Studio Dev Essentials program to offer developers free tools and training. Through this partnership, the first 25,000 Visual Studio Dev Essentials members to activate will each receive Azure training as part of a three-month, all-access membership from Linux Academy. Linux Academy will award the next 25,000 program members two-month, all access memberships.

“Linux Academy is dedicated to providing high-quality, certification-based training to help people find or progress within careers in high demand segments of the technology industry, including Azure, cloud, and big data,” said Anthony James, CEO, Linux Academy. “This new partnership enables Linux Academy to extend its vast library of training content and subject expertise to Visual Studio program members.”

Linux Academy redefines continuing education for today’s IT business professional. Through self-paced courses, hands-on server labs, personal access to expert instructors and an ever-growing learning library, Linux Academy caters to beginners and experts alike. With more than 2,500 videos, Linux Academy offers hundreds of hours of expert-curated video course material.

Courses are engineered to go beyond simply preparing students for certifications, they’re designed to truly prepare students to advance in Linux and cloud careers. Course instructors and content curators are constantly creating lessons based on industry trends, new releases and the demand of the community. Coupled with the subscription model, users are granted unlimited access to all current and future courses, as well as Linux Academy labs and hands-on learning tools.

More than 82,000 aspiring and expert engineers have developed new skills with Linux Academy training courses. Linux Academy is excited for members of the Visual Studio Dev Essentials program to join companies such as Rackspace, the Associated Press, MailChimp, Asurion, Media Temple and many others who are already active in the Linux Academy Community. To learn more about Microsoft’s Visual Studio Dev Essentials program visit http://www.visualstudio.com/dev-essentials.

About Linux Academy
Linux Academy redefines continuing education for today’s IT business professional. Through self-paced courses, hands-on server labs, personal access to expert instructors and an ever-growing learning library, Linux Academy caters to beginners and experts alike. Courses are geared toward certifications in Linux, AWS, OpenStack, DevOps, Azure and Big Data, offering content that digs deeper to answer nuanced challenges of the latest emerging technologies. Linux Academy provides more value per dollar than any other IT training program. To enroll or to explore enterprise tools and group rates, visit: https://linuxacademy.com/

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