June 2, 2009

Cisco Developer Contest Drives Great Applications to Linux

Article Source The Open Road
June 2, 2009, 9:50 am

In December 2008 Cisco decided to pay developers to stick a development finger in the Microsoft eye with a $100,000 bounty for writing Linux-based applications for its AXP (Application Extension Platform) and Integrated Services Routers (ISRs). Nine-hundred registrations and 75 countries later, Cisco has announced its 10 finalists.

What's intriguing about the contest is the diversity of the participants, most of which are individuals, though there are a few two- or three-person teams. The finalists hail from North (three) and South (two) America, Europe (three), and Asia (two)...

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