Master the Mainframe Contest

Germany, Switzerland and Austria 2012:


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Part 3 - Winner

In order to win Part 3, students had to complete a series of extremely difficult and time-consuming tasks, mastering the inner-workings of mainframe software products, security protocols, multiple programming languages and various utilities. Students had three months to explore the system and complete the contest tasks.

After a semester of hard work and dedication, the winners of Part 3 of the 2012 IBM Master the Mainframe Contest are:

Part 3

In addition to the winners above, several students also turned in exceptional Part 3 performances. We'd be remiss if we didn't recognize the following Part 3 Honorable Mention winners, who will receive a certificate from IBM to commemorate their achievements.

Part 2

The IBM Master the Mainframe Contest team would like to give special recognition to the students who have managed to complete the extremely difficult Part 2 challenges. After many of hours of debugging, programming and learning to navigate a world-class enterprise system, all of the students below have distinguished themselves as extraordinary mainframers.

These students have each earned themselves a certificate from IBM.

School awards

The IBM Master the Mainframe Contest couldn't exist without the enthusiastic involvement of some of the premier educational institutions across Austria, Germany and Switzerland. The contest team would like to thank all of the educators who enouraged their students to compete.

The following schools also deserve special recognition for their students' outstanding accomplishments in the contest:

Thank you to all of the students and educators who made this contest a success, and congratulations to all of our 2012 Mainframe Masters!

For news and announcements regarding future contests, keep an eye on our Facebook page. We hope to see you Mastering the Mainframe again soon!

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