Mirantis, the company with a unique build-operate-transfer delivery model decided Certified OpenStack Administrator (COA) Exam was its next target. Answering all the demands in the community Mirantis brings back the COA Exam.
Mirantis made an official announcement yesterday to provide resources to the OpenStack Foundation. Which includes becoming the new administrators of the upgraded Certified OpenStack Administrator (COA) exam.
During the three years the COA Exam has been offered many things have changed. Nearly, 3,000 professionals have taken this exam throughout 77 countries. This has been a perfect opportunity for qualified individuals to meet the mounting number of OpenStack job openings. The exam had intended to start a vibrant market and ecosystem of OpenStack professionals and training providers. And now there are more than enough OpenStack training providers all over the world.
There is no limit to how much a particular credential demand can grow and how much more professionals with these new skills rise. OpenStack market also aims to grow further in fact, they plan to grow to $7.7 billion by 2022. The demand for Certified OpenStack Administrators is obviously very high and will only increase as we move into the future. Mark Collier, COO of the OpenStack Foundation says they are really excited to collaborate with Mirantis. He further said it is a step-up at providing the resources required by vendor-neutral OpenStack COA Exam.
Mirantis has trained more than 20,000 professionals on OpenStack. And according to Dave Van Everen, SVP, Marketing, Mirantis will continue to do so. As they can see substantial career opportunities for those with skills in administering and operating OpenStack. He also said that he is proud see their accomplished as an OpenStack training provider. He looks forward to working with OpenStack Foundation and offering resources for the vendor-neutral certification exam that evidently will help OpenStack Administrators grow their careers in meaningful ways.
The interested candidates wishing to earn the COA certification can purchase the exam through the official OpenStack website. You also have another option to contact one of the many OpenStack training partners in the marketplace.