Montgomery County Community College Partners with Toolwire and Citrix to Train IT Professionals Rea
Monday, January 23, 2012
Posted by: Kristina Moy
New program will provide course credit while students work towards industry certification
PLEASANTON, Calif., Jan. 19, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Montgomery County Community College (www.mc3.edu) has introduced a series of new courses
designed to train the next generation of Information Technology
professionals. The coursework was developed to industry certification
standards by Citrix Systems, Inc. (www.citrix.com), a global leader in application delivery infrastructure, and Toolwire, Inc. (www.toolwire.com), a global leader in experiential learning technologies.
than 230,000 organizations worldwide rely on Citrix, a leading provider
of virtual computing solutions, for help in building simpler,
cost-effective virtual work style and data center environments.
Cloud era is here," cites Dan Myers, Academic Programs Manager at
Citrix. "We created the Citrix Academic Network to provide resources
and programs to help IT educators and students learn the right skills
for this new era. Montgomery County Community College is piloting our
new IT Academy program, and Toolwire is engaged to offer a low-cost
remote lab solution for our virtualization courses. It is a great
example of public-private partnerships working together to develop the
workforce of tomorrow."
The goal at Montgomery County Community College, an authorized
Citrix IT Academy, is to provide its students with the right
certifications so that they can be at the heart of today's IT
transformation. Registration is still open for the three courses that will begin on January 30th: XENServer, XENApp, and XENDesktop.