THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: VMware and ICT Academy of Kerala (ICTAK) on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to integrate VMware IT training programs with the State’s Colleges. The aim is 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 the State. As part of the agreement, ICTAK plans to impart VMware programme to over 2000 engineers in the next two years. Rajesh Nambiar, regional programe manager, VMware handed over the document to ICTAK CEO Santhosh Kurup in the presence of ICTAK chairman S D Shibulal and board of directors K Kesavaswamy and Alexander Varghese.