ICTAK to integrate VMware IT training programmes into colleges


Trivandrum: VMware and ICT Academy of Kerala (ICTAK) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to integrate VMware IT training programmes into the State’s Colleges to inspire the next generation of technology professionals and prepare them for careers in IT.

VMware Inc. is a US company that provides cloud and virtualization software and services and claims to be the first to commercially successfully virtualise the x86 architecture. Founded in 1998, VMware is based in Palo Alto, California.

Under the MoU, VMWARE intends to facilitate the delivery of VMware IT Academy curriculum to faculty members and students of ICTAK Member colleges across Kerala. As part of the agreement, ICTAK plan to impart VMware programme to over 2,000 Engineers in the next two years.

Rajesh Nambiar, Regional Programe Manager of VMware handed over the document to Santhosh Kurup, CEO of ICTAK in the presence of S D Shibulal, Chairman of ICTAK; Dr. K Kesavaswamy and Alexander Varghese, both ICTAK Board of Director members.

Launched in June 2014, the ICT Academy of Kerala (ICTAK) is a one of its kind PPP model venture supported by the Government of India and partnered by the Government of Kerala along with industry body NASSCOM and leading IT companies like TCS, Infosys, UST Global, IBS and NeST. The target for the academy was to train 5,000 trainers and 2,00,000 students in two years.

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