Who we are

Opensource ICT Solutions

Opensource ICT Solutions proudly provides Zabbix training and consultancy. Based in The Netherlands and the United States, we’ve been working worldwide. Fully certified by the developers of Zabbix, we’re authorized to provide official Zabbix trainings. These are provided directly by Opensource ICT Solutions – although we do work for Zabbix as well!

For the last 5 years, multiple Fortune 500 companies worldwide have used our knowledge and experience to get their system administrators certified, their existing Zabbix server(s) optimized for performance and high-availability and setup.

Public trainings are given on a regular basis in The Netherlands, and United states whilst in-company training and (remote) consultancy is provided worldwide, depending on what your needs are!

Feel free to contact us, we’re available on (usually) a short notice and will work something out that works for you!

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Zabbix Certified Specialist

This 3 day training ensures easy understanding of Zabbix concepts and structure for the information technology professionals, who need to run Zabbix efficiently and provide support to other Zabbix users.


Zabbix Certified Professional

The Zabbix Certified Professional course provides information technology professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to configure and use Zabbix proxy and distributed monitoring for your network and application monitoring needs, as well as discusses advanced Zabbix topics.


Next public trainings scheduled:

The Netherlands:

  • Rotterdam 16-20 maart 2020
  • Groningen 20-24 april 2020
  • Eindhoven 25-29 mei 2020
  • Maastricht 7-11 september 2020
  • Amsterdam 19-23 oktober 2020
  • Zwolle 9-13 november 2020

United States:

  • Oakland, CA February 24-28 2020
  • Orlando, FL April 6-10 2020
  • Dallas, TX May 4-8 2020
  • Philadelphia, PA June 8-12 2020
  • Austin, TX June 29 – July 3 2020
  • Las Vegas, NV August 10-14 2020
  • Washington DC October 28 – November 2 2020
  • San Fransisco, CA November 23-27 2020
  • Albuquerque, NM December 7-11 2020

Online user training:

  • march 2 09:00 – 17:00 CET 2020
  • march 13 09:00 – 17:00 CET 2020
  • may 18 09:00 – 17:00 CEST 2020
  • september 4 09:00 – 17:00 CEST 2020
  • october 15 09:00 – 17:00 CEST 2020
  • december 18 09:00 – 17:00 CET 2020
  • april 3 09:00 – 17:00 EDT 2020
  • august 5 09:00 – 17:00 PDT 2020
  • september 25 09:00 – 17:00 EDT 2020
  • november 20 09:00 – 17:00 PDT 2020
Register now for one of our trainings!

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Frequently asked Questions

Which training should I choose?2019-09-28T16:54:17+00:00

If you’re new to Zabbix, the “Zabbix Certified Specialist Course” is the recommended training. Depending on your goals, the “Zabbix Certified Professional Course” is the next course to follow.

How much do the trainings cost?2019-09-28T16:55:30+00:00

Please check at the training page to see the price of that training, since there are discounts for certain courses

Where are the trainings given?2019-09-28T16:56:32+00:00

Please check at the training page to see the city where the specific training will be given. Detailed address locations will be provided after registration.

Is there no training near your location? Do not hesitate to contact us to see what’s possible!

What are the prerequisites?2019-09-28T16:57:25+00:00

You need to bring your laptop with you. All the rest you will get during the training. If by any reason you are not able to bring a laptop to a training, please inform us upon registering for a training.

It certainly helps if you know a bit of Linux and VI(M), and seen Zabbix before, but no worries if you are completely new!

Can I start with the Professional course?2019-09-28T16:58:21+00:00

You can of course start with attending the Professional course, but please note that in order to take the Professional exam you need to be certified Specialist!

It’s highly suggested to discuss this option with us to see if it fits your need.

Who is the trainer?2019-09-28T16:59:11+00:00

Brian van Baekel started his IT career in 2014, working as network engineer, building, supporting and implementing both small and large network environments for various types of business. In meanwhile he acquired several Cisco, Juniper and Extreme Networks certifications.

Since 2014 he worked with Zabbix, starting at version 1.8, building small/medium environments. At the start of 2017 he acquired his Zabbix Specialist and Professional certifications, and a few months later attended the Zabbix Certified Trainer course in Riga.

Do I receive a certificate?2019-09-28T17:00:17+00:00

Yes! You will receive a certificate of attendance if you attended the course.

If you passed the exam, you will also receive a certificate as well

Is there an exam?2019-09-28T17:01:09+00:00

Yes the training conclude with an exam on wednesday afternoon (Specialist) and friday afternoon (Professional).

Please note that you cannot take the Professional exam if you did not pass the Specialist exam!

Regarding which version is the training?2019-09-28T17:02:09+00:00

The training is given on LTS versions, which is currently 4.0.

During the training we’ll point out key differences between the newer and older versions!