IBM has unveiled a series of Linux initiatives, including, certification, co-marketing, education, incentives and technical support, within the IBM PartnerWorld programme.IBM's "Ready, Set, Linux!" initiative has been launched to recruit, enable and support Business Partners. The three-phased approach includes Ready: education on market opportunity and how to get started with IBM; Set: a two-day, hands-on technical training on Linux and IBM ebusiness solutions; and Linux: an ongoing support initiative featuring certification schemes. In addition to providing core PartnerWorld support, such as Business Partner Connections and the Global Solutions Directory, IBM will be expanding "You Pass, We Pay" certification reimbursement, to provide reimbursement for Linux certifications. All IBM Business Partners with eligible IBM certifications can be reimbursed for tuition and test expenses up to $3,000 once they pass Linux Professional Institute (LPI) Test 101 or achieve Red Hat Linux certification.