LPI and FSG Partner to Promote Open Standards and Professional Certification in Latin America

The Linux Professional Institute (LPI) and Free Standards Group (FSG) have announced a partnership to promote Open Standards and professional certification in Latin America. The two organizations will collaborate on a five-city IT tour in Brazil, which includes leading companies such as IBM and Novell, local LPI training partners, and other IT organizations. The tour will focus on legacy modernization, including Linux adoption and migration. Jose Carlos Gouveia, LPI Area Operations Manager for Latin America, will lead the initiative in Brazil. The partnership is expected to have a substantial impact on the continuing adoption of Open Source Software in Latin America.