Bangalore, 17 April, 2018:Edureka, a global e-learning platform providing training in trending technologies, has launchedcourses in IoT, and Ethereum Developer. The live, instructor-led courses are in-depth training programs that are packed with real-life case studies and practical demos at every stage.
Both IoT and Blockchain platforms, including Ethereum, are ranked among the top tech skills to have in 2018.The courses have been launched at a time when re-skilling is not an option but a necessity for professionals in the volatile IT industry.
Vineet Chaturvedi, Co-Founder, Edureka, said, “The average life span of a technical skill is now lower than ever. Continuous up-skilling is the only way technology professionalscan keep pace with the rapidly changing skill landscape. At Edureka, we are committed to help these professionals master the most relevant tech skillsandstay on track with their career goals. With this objective, we have introduced structured training programs in IoT and Ethereum to enable mid-level executives close their skill gap and fast-track their career growth.”
The IoT market is expected to grow from USD 170.57 billion in 2017 to USD 561.04 billion by 2022 at CAGR of 26.9% according to market research reports. With devices becoming smart, there is a growing demand for professionals who can implement architecture to handle end-to-end computing at the device level. Adoption of intelligent agents like Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant is on the rise and IoT will become the backbone of future customer value, resulting in a five-fold increase in job opportunities in this area.
The demand for professionals with skill sets in Blockchain technologies has increased by 50% in the last one year and India is emerging as a leaderfor Blockchain talent. LinkedIn data has shown a 30% increase in year-on-year job postings in Blockchain. Ethereum has multiple uses in domains such as Finance, Technology, Cybersecurity and Healthcare, among others. Thishas led to a demand for Blockchain specialists thatfar exceeds the supply. Demand is largely from IT/IT services, Finance and Security domains.
The newly-launched courses are the latest additions to Edureka’s growing portfolio of more than 100 courses in technologies that are in demand globally. It also reiterates Edureka’s commitment to up-skill and retrain the IT talent pool with new age and futuristic technologies that will help them stay relevant and grow faster in their careers.
Edureka’s IoT Certification course is a first-of-its-kind30-hour programtailored by industry experts, that is designed to help learnersbecome IoT Solutions Architects. It will cover in-depth concepts such as IoT framework, IoT ecosystem, IoT solution architecture, networking protocols and application layer protocols. Learners will gain hands-on experience with Azure IoT hub and Alexa Voice and work on Raspberry Pi and Sense HAT.
Edureka’s Ethereum Developer Certification course is a 15-hour program that willtrain learners in the underlying concepts of Blockchain technology and provides them with complete understanding of Ethereum ecosystem. This Course is aimed at professionals who are interested in developing Smart contracts and DApps on Ethereum platform using Solidity programming language.
Edureka isa global e-learning platform for live, instructor-led training in trending technologies. Theyoffer short term courses supported by online resources, along with 24×7 lifetime support. Edureka has an unwavering commitment to help working professionals keep up with changing technologies and to cater to academic institutions’ inability to keep pace with changing needs. With an existing learner community of 600,000, Edureka’svision is to make learning easy, interesting, affordable and accessible to millions of learners across the globe.