CISCO Networking – TMENA NetRiders 2015 competition
Posted by: Junath Ahamed
Information Technology
May 14, 2015
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Recently, CISCO California, USA, announced the CISCO NetRiders 2015 competition through the Higher college of Technology, Muscat, which is the local networking academy in Oman that offers Cisco programme. The Competition is sponsored by Cisco Systems International B.V., Haarlerbergpark, Haarlerbergweg 13-19, 1101 CH Amsterdam, The Netherlands (“Cisco” or “Sponsor”).

As directed by Ms.Amal Al Abri, HoD-IT department of IbriCT, the detailed proposal plan had been sent in order to conduct the NetRiders 2015 competition for the entire Al Dhahira region and IbriCT was approved as the center for conducting the Cisco Netriders competition.

The HoS-IT, Mr Prabu Arokiaraj formed a team of members and gave some suggestions for the smooth conduct of the registration process as well as the competition. The teams who joined this event where headed by Instructors Mr Norman (CAS Ibri), Ms Moza al Shebani, Mr Shanmugam , Mr Wilson , Ms Nasim al Balushi, and Mr Junath Nasser Ahamed.
The said competition were divided into 3 levels (CCNA, CCENT and IT Essentials) for students currently or recently enrolled in any Cisco Networking Academy course. The Round 1 of the competition was oven and held on 06th May 2015. Round 2 will be announced later.

A total of 40 students participated in this competition among which are 15 students from College of Applied science in Ibri, 1 from HCT Muscat and 24 students from IbriCT.

The same competition will be held in the following countries:
1. Asia Pacific
2. Europe, Russian Federation, CIS
3. Greater China and Mongolia
4. Latin America and the Caribbean
5. Sub-Saharan Africa
6. Turkey, Middle East, North Africa
7. USA and Canada