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Montgomery County Community College Partners with Toolwire and Citrix to Train IT Professionals Rea

Monday, January 23, 2012   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Kristina Moy
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New program will provide course credit while students work towards industry certification

(via Toolwire)

PLEASANTON, Calif., Jan. 19, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Montgomery County Community College ( has introduced a series of new courses designed to train the next generation of Information Technology professionals. The coursework was developed to industry certification standards by Citrix Systems, Inc. (, a global leader in application delivery infrastructure, and Toolwire, Inc. (, a global leader in experiential learning technologies.

More than 230,000 organizations worldwide rely on Citrix, a leading provider of virtual computing solutions, for help in building simpler, cost-effective virtual work style and data center environments.

"The Cloud era is here," cites Dan Myers, Academic Programs Manager at Citrix. "We created the Citrix Academic Network to provide resources and programs to help IT educators and students learn the right skills for this new era. Montgomery County Community College is piloting our new IT Academy program, and Toolwire is engaged to offer a low-cost remote lab solution for our virtualization courses. It is a great example of public-private partnerships working together to develop the workforce of tomorrow."

The goal at Montgomery County Community College, an authorized Citrix IT Academy, is to provide its students with the right certifications so that they can be at the heart of today's IT transformation. Registration is still open for the three courses that will begin on January 30th: XENServer, XENApp, and XENDesktop.

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