Winner of the Study Trip to the Cisco Headquarters in California is Bernd Überbacher from Tirol
On 24.9.2013 this year’s International NetRiders competition took place. What is NetRiders? It is the Cisco Networking Academy NetRiders online competition testing Networking skills of NetAcad stuents. It takes place one a year allowing the 4 best talents of a country to participate. The worldwide best 19 talents are invited to a study trip to the Cisco Headquarters in California, they will meet management and our CEO!.
This time the national NetRiders Winners Amir Sacic and Irene Hiess from HTL BHAK Wien Ungargasse, Felix Zopf from HTL Rennweg and Bernd Überbacher from HTL Innsbruck were admitted to compete for Austria.
We congratulate all of you for your performance– it is not easy to get your name under the first ranks on the results list among 57 countries and 172 participants taking part. Especially happy we feel for Bernd, who will travel to the USA in January 2014 , we are hoping for daily reports to us in Austria.
During the visit at the Cisco Office in Vienna they also had the opportunity to talk to sales team members:
Petr Duvidovic told us about his work and why Cisco certifications are so important for the Cisco Partner world. Thomas Jirges explained how he can be a key account manager for Cisco services as a non-technical person. Mikel Gindy, alumni of the CSAP program, confirmed that international competitions are of great value for later in professional life at your future job.
The next national NetRiders competitions will take place in Mid May 2014 in Austria, Germany and Switzerland. Note this in your calender and take part next year! If you are in another country do a cross check for the appropriate date.