BEIJING (May 16, 2014) — Tarena International, Inc. (Nasdaq:TEDU) (“Tarena” or the “Company”), a leading provider of professional education services in China, today announced that it has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Red Hat China (“Red Hat”), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, and is now an authorized Red Hat training and certification partner in China.
Through the partnership with Red Hat, Tarena will continue to refine and optimize its Linux and network engineering course offering. Pursuant to the partnership agreement, Tarena will be able to offer Red Hat Training and Certification courses including RHCE (Red Hat Certified Engineer), RHCA (Red Hat Certified Architect) and OpenStack courses. Tarena students can sign up for Red Hat certification exams at Tarena’s learning centers upon graduation from its Linux and network engineering course.
“We endeavor to increase our efforts of training more network engineers in China,” said Shaoyun Han, Founder, CEO and Chairman of Tarena. “Through our strategic partnership with Red Hat, Tarena students can receive world class network engineering training and earn the official validation from the industry leader to help achieve their career aspirations. This is exactly the rationale behind our partnership with Red Hat.”
“Tarena is a leading professional education services provider in China with high quality IT education and respected brand in the industry,” said Changchun Liu, technical director of Red Hat Greater China. “Given Tarena’s large students enrollment, comprehensive IT course offerings and elite instructor team, we hope to further promote Linux technology in China and train more world class Linux engineers together with Tarena through our partnership.”
Tarena International is a provider of professional education services in China. The Company is the largest provider of IT professional education services in China with a market share of 8.3 percent as measured by revenues in 2013 according to IDC, a third-party research firm. Through its innovative education platform combining live distance instruction, classroom-based tutoring and online learning modules, Tarena offers courses in nine IT subjects and two non-IT subjects.