IBM Power Systems Academic Initiative Reaches Nearly 600 Schools Worldwide

ARMONK, N.Y. – 06 May 2017: The IBM (NYSE: IBM) Power Systems Academic Initiative (PSAI) recently reached a major milestone with nearly 600 participating schools now in the program.

The PSAI is an innovative flexible program designed to assist colleges and universities in the education of students in Power Systems technologies and concepts. The program offers college and high school faculty a variety of educational materials and resources to expand and enhance their curricula. Best of all, there are no costs associated with participating in the program.

Spanning the globe

The PSAI has witnessed more than 300 percent growth in the number of member schools over the last four years alone. PSAI’s 600 schools span 67 countries across six continents. This growth will provide IBM clients around the world with a broad range of qualified graduates with Power Systems skills.

PSAI educational offerings include IBM Power Systems courses covering Linux on Power, IBM i, and AIX operations and administration. The course catalog, which is available at PSAI’s OnTheHub storefront, includes beginner, intermediate and advanced courses for each operating system. In addition, the Power Systems Academic Cloud is available to faculty members for research and teaching purposes and contains Power Systems that run Linux on Power, IBM i and AIX. Students can also access PSAI’s North America Job Board, which is updated daily with entry-level and internship opportunities.

Power Systems Academic Initiative

Check out the Power Systems Academic Initiative and learn more about the schools around the world that are educating the next generation of IBM Power Systems administrators, programmers, and information technology specialists.

For a complete list of PSAI participating schools or for more information about the program, please visit: http://www.ibm.com/university/power.

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