CompTIA and Linux Professional Institute Join Forces to Advance Global Linux Workforce

CompTIA adopts LPI exams for its Linux+ program

(Oakbrook Terrace, Ill., and Sacramento, Calif., April 7, 2010)  CompTIA, the leading provider of vendor neutral skills certifications for the world’s information technology (IT) workforce and the Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world's leading Linux certification organization, today announced an international partnership to standardize their entry-level Linux certification programs on LPIC-1.

Under this program, CompTIA will adopt LPI's Level One certification exams (LPIC-1) for its CompTIA Linux+ certification.  This innovative program will enable successful candidates to earn both the new "CompTIA Linux+ Powered by LPI" certification and the existing LPIC-1 certification.

“Our collaboration with LPI is an important and significant step in building a robust workforce that is educated and certified in all aspects of Linux,