PACE Institute, Pannipitiya wins RedHat overseas training partner of the year award consecutively

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PACE Institute – Pannipitiya, a RedHat Certified Training Partner in Sri Lanka was honoured with the highly prestigious RedHat Overseas Training Partner of the Year – ‘Open Enrolment Revenue’ Award at the RedHat Training Partner Conference – 2016 held at Vivanta by Taj, Benthota recently. Over 150 International RED HAT partners and delegates participated in the conference. Red Hat, Inc. is an USA multinational providing Linux education and a comprehensive portfolio of secure products and services to the enterprise community. 

Among the distinguished guests who graced the occasion were former Indian super star Cricketer Mohinder Amarnath and the Bollywood film director, producer, and music composer and the recipient of a Filmfare Award and seven National Film Awards, Vishal Bhardwaj.

PACE Institute CEO and Director Sajith de Silva together with Director Kapila Withanage received the RedHat Overseas Training Partner of the Year award for ‘Open Enrolment Revenue’. Chief RedHat Instructor Rohan de Silva and Business Development Manager Rajitha Kumarasinghe too participated in this conference representing the PACE Institute.

In 2015 too, PACE was honoured with ‘The Overseas Training Partner of the Year’ at the conference in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India.

The award is an excellent testament to the RED HAT training quality and excellence delivered by the PACE Institute to our students and it’s a further tribute to the enormous contribution the institute has made towards the progress of the local Linux system administration landscape.

Of the handful of Red Hat Certified Architects in Sri Lanka today, PACE has the proud claim to producing nine of them. Notably, this is in addition to the hundreds of Red Hat Certified System Administrators (RHCSA), and Red Hat Certified Engineers (RHCE) and holders of Red Hat Certificates of Expertise across a range of highly advanced Linux-based disciplines such as Virtualization, Open Stack Administration, Server Hardening, High Availability Clustering and the likes. From its course commencement around the latter part of 2013, that is, in just three years, PACE now remains country’s best RED HAT Linux Education provider.

With more than 90% of the Fortune 500 Companies relying on Linux in some aspect, it goes without saying that Linux is one of the world’s fastest growing and most rewarding career disciplines. Thus, companies and establishments locally and internationally need more and more Red Hat qualified Server Administrators. And Red Hat is the world’s #1 Linux Education Provider. Given this, Red Hat qualifications are one of the surest ways for your child to be a most sought-out professional readily commanding a six digit salary. 

“We are different from other institutions. While offering lectures for international and national professional qualifications, we are highly committed to coachingour students &individuals grow into top performers of any organisation equipping them with essential soft skills and career competencies and etiquette. Our mission is to empower human capital for enterprise excellence. This is no easy task, but someone should do it today,” says PACE CEO Sajith de Silva.

Apart from Red Hat certifications, PACE offers a number of other study programs in affiliation with some of the global leaders in professional education such as DMI – Ireland and ICDL.

The Continual Professional Education (CPD) program offered by PACE ensures that even years after you’ve completed your education at PACE, you’ll still receive guidance, advice and knowledge to succeed in your chosen career. Besides that, PACE is proud to have an accomplished team of lecturers with state-of-the-art study facilities that meet the needs in the digital era.