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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!

Courses

Zabbix Certified User

This 1 day online training ensures easy understanding of Zabbix concepts and structure for the user that needs to use Zabbix for looking at data at a daily basis

Zabbix Certified Specialist

This 5 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:

In person / classroom:

The Netherlands:

  • Amsterdam Specialist 19-23 october 2020
    Amsterdam Professional 26-28 october 2020
  • Zwolle Specialist 9-13 november 2020
    Zwolle Professional 16-18 november 2020

United States:

  • Philadelpia, PA Specialist june 8-12 2020
    Philadelpia, PA Professional june 15-17 2020
  • Austin, TX Specialist june 29 – july 3 2020
    Austin, TX Professional july 6-8 2020
  • San Fransisco, CA Specialist november 23-27 2020
    San Fransisco, CA Professional november 30 – october 2 2020
  • Albuquerque, NM Specialist december 7-11 2020
    Albuquerque, NM Professional december 14-16 2020

Online:

The Netherlands:

  • Specialist 22-26 june 2020 (CEST timezone!)
    Professional 1-3 july 2020 (CEST timezone!)

  • Specialist 7-11 september 2020 (CEST timezone!)
    Professional 21-23 september  2020 (CEST timezone!)

United States:

  • Specialist august 10-14 2020 (PDT timezone!)
    Professional august 19-21 2020(PDT timezone!)

  • Specialist september 28th – october 2nd 2020 (PDT timezone!)
    Professional october 7-9 2020 (PDT timezone!)

User training:

  • september 4 09:00 – 17:00 CEST 2020
  • october 15 09:00 – 17:00 CEST 2020
  • december 18 09:00 – 17:00 CET 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

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Frequently asked Questions

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.

Please check at the training register page to see the price of that training.

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.

Of course, with the online trainings provided the location is irrelevant. You can follow the training from anywhere in the world!

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

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!

Please contact us if you plan to start with the Professional course, since it’s not recommended at all.

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.

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

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!

The training is given on LTS versions, which is currently 5.0 and all training are given on Zabbix 5.0

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