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The Oracle Academy Adds Sun Products to its Portfolio
Students Gain Access to Additional Industry-leading Technologies
November 2, 2010,
Volume 153, Issue 1

The Oracle Academy, which currently supports over 1 million students in 93 countries, has expanded its offerings to include Oracle’s Sun products, giving students hands-on access to an even wider range of the leading technologies used by corporations and governments around the world today.

The Sun Academic Initiative (SAI) benefits have been integrated into the Oracle Academy: Advanced Computer Science option.

The expanded Oracle Academy offering now includes Instructor Led Training (ILT) resources for Sun courses; online Sun courses via the Oracle University Knowledge Center, comprising the Sun Java Passport and the Sun System Administration Passport; and discounts on certification exams.

"As Oracle continues to expand its product offerings, we are pleased to extend these additional benefits to the global academic community," said Brad Saffer, Vice President, Oracle Corporate Citizenship. "Our experience shows that individuals with strong business and IT skills are in high demand. We are committed to helping students develop the competencies that businesses need to succeed in today’s competitive global economy."

About the Oracle Academy

The Oracle Academy provides a complete portfolio of software, curriculum, hosted technology, faculty training, support, and certification resources to K–12, vocational, and higher education institutions for teaching use. Faculty can flexibly insert these resources into computer science and business programs, ensuring that students gain industry-relevant skills prior to entering the workforce. The Oracle Academy supports 1+ million students in 93 countries.

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