Award Recognizes Company’s Distinction for Education and Training Expertise

Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq: TECD), through its ExitCertified education services business, has been named Red Hat Premier Training Partner of the Year for 2019.

“Red Hat is pleased to award ExitCertified the Premier Training Partner of the Year award for 2019 as our partnership exemplifies the significance of collaboration in the open-source arena,” said Karl Reynolds, senior director of training for North America, at Red Hat. “A valued training partner for over a decade, ExitCertified continues to grow Red Hat’s training business by providing critical skills training to organizations transitioning some/all of their infrastructure and applications to Red Hat’s open platform.”

    • ExitCertified training and education solutions business was named the Red Hat Premier Training Partner of the Year for 2019 at the Red Hat North America Training Partner & Instructor Conference in Las Vegas. Red Hat is known as the world’s leading provider of open source, enterprise IT solutions.
    • “This is the third time that ExitCertified has received the Red Hat Premier Training Partner of the Year award, it’s a great honor to receive this award” said Mark McCreath, vice president, Education and Training Solutions, North America, at Tech Data.
    • ExitCertified is able to offer the latest Red Hat training courses including OpenShift, Ansible, Enterprise Linux (RHEL), DevOps and more.
    • ExitCertified is a provider of certified IT training in North America, authorized by hardware and software vendors.
    • Training formats provided include Instructor-Led Classroom, Live Virtual Classroom, Multimedia Video Presence (MVP™), Individual Multimedia Video Presence (iMVP®), and Self-Paced training.
    • Today's schedules don't always allow for in-person training. ExitCertified provides flexible training options with over 9,500 on line classes to meet the need of customers in today’s digital age.
    • The strength and value of Tech Data’s training and education capabilities, including transformation seminars, next-generation enablement services, Red Hat-specific certification courses, and many others.
    • For more information on Tech Data’s education and training solutions, visit

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