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Jim Lacey, CEO, Linux Professional Institute

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At the beginning of the Linux revolution, Linux entered many enterprises through the back door with experienced users just managing it on their own. As Linux has matured, so too have the demands of the enterprise and the demands on IT professionals that manage Linux systems.

How does an enterprise ensure that its staff has the skills necessary for Linux? One answer is skills certification. That's where the Linux Professional Institute (LPI) comes in. LPI, founded in 1999, is a non-profit entity that runs a core Linux certification program called the LPIC (Linux Professional Institute Certification), which is offered around the globe.

Internetnews.com recently talked with LPI President and CEO Jim Lacey about the challenges of Linux professional certification and whether it's necessary.

Q: I've been running Linux for 10 years. What do I need certification for? Is there something that LPI adds?

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