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Unified Data Center IQ Contest : And if there is only ONE ..

October 12, 2012 - 0 Comments

First the news .. this week we got 455 answers ! So we definitely witness a fierce competition between the best brains!
Congratulations to our two first winners of a new iPAD !!
They already got an e-mail , and as soon as we have their agreement we will introduce them to you.

Now don’t forget two important rules:

– If you show up at this point of the competition you still can win a weekly iPAD and catch up for the Grand Prize (valueed $2000)  with bonus questions over the week-end
This week bonus question are about “desktop virtualization “ Perfect timing as Citrix Synergy starts next week in Barcelona- Check the bonus question on – You have till Sunday evening PST to answer – And follow  @ciscodc and @drombaut for some hints.

-Next week question will be about Unified Management solutions and more precisely Cisco Intelligent Automation for Cloud, SAP IT Process Automation, but also some questions related to Openstack. So check first thing in the morning (PST) on Monday .Remember ,the sooner you answer the questions, the more points you can get for the Grand Prize.

-Talking about Openstack and specifically about Cisco ONE (Open Networking Environment ), here are the answers

1.What are the initial programming languages supported by onePK?      C and Java 

2. What is the name of the OpenStack API that deals with L2 networking? Quantum 

3. What is the name of the “packet steering” technology used to deliver virtual services?  vPath 

4. Which Cisco operating systems are supported by onePK?  IOS -XR , NX-OS  and IOS

5. Can the Cisco PoC controller support non-Cisco switches? Yes

Want to know more about Cisco ONE ?
Read today’s Nathan Sowatsky blog  Why onePK is Better

Congratulations to all the participants and especially those who provided a correct answer and were eligible to enter the iPAD raffle.

Grand Prize Race 

In answering correctly the questions every week, your Unified Data Center IQ is growing – In addition , your participation to the week-end bonus questions gives you the opportunity to get more points , either to take the lead of the competition, or to simply catch up, if you miss previous participation .

If you want to know were you are, here are the results after 2 weeks (questions on Algo Boost/Nexus 3548  and Cisoc ONE) and one week-end (bonus questions on Oracle, NSFT and SAP on UCS).



If you are not in the 5% who have already 60 + points don’t be discouraged.

With 3 bonus questions over the week-end and 5 questions this coming week , you can catch up – And in any case, you still can win an iPAD by answering the questions on Monday.

Good luck ..and tell me if you have fun !


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