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CompTIA CertMaster Training Options Grow with New Course for CompTIA Linux+ Exam

Jul 26, 2016

Downers Grove, Ill. – CompTIA, the leading provider of vendor-neutral skills certifications and education for the world’s technology workforce, today announced the expansion of its CompTIA CertMaster online learning tool with a new course for IT professionals interested in boosting their Linux skills.

CompTIA CertMaster for CompTIA Linux+ is now available worldwide. This intelligent online learning tool prepares users for the CompTIA Linux+ certification exam, which certifies the foundational skills and knowledge required of Linux system administration and other IT professionals.

“The Linux footprint continues to expand and the demand for IT pros with open source skills and certifications is growing, too,” said Thomas Reilly, vice president, CompTIA Learning. “Whether they are working in the server room or data center, with cloud providers or Linux-based Android devices, CertMaster for CompTIA Linux+ can help IT professionals identify and close knowledge gaps quickly and effectively so they are better prepared for the certification exam.”

CompTIA CertMaster is an adaptive, confidence-based learning solution that leverages neuroscience research and key learning triggers to help individuals learn information quickly and retain information for the long term. More than 40,000 people have used CompTIA CertMaster courses to prepare for CompTIA certification exams since CertMaster was launched in June 2014. A survey of 1,000 CertMaster users found that 81 percent have passed their certification exam.

CertMaster for CompTIA Linux+ has earned the CompTIA Authorized Quality Control (CAQC) seal of approval from ProCert Labs. This seal of approval signifies that the course is based on sound instructional design principles and covers all of the exam objectives. Linking the course to the exam objectives makes learning more effective and efficient. CertMaster for CompTIA Linux+ is available as an individual license or bundled with a certification exam vouchers. Visit for more information.

About CompTIA
The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is a non-profit trade association serving as the voice of the information technology industry. With approximately 2,000 member companies, 3,000 academic and training partners, 80,000 registered users and more than two million IT certifications issued, CompTIA is dedicated to advancing industry growth through educational programs, market research, networking events, professional certifications and public policy advocacy. To learn more, visit CompTIA online, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Steven Ostrowski
Director, Corporate Communications