Enter to win a $250 American Express gift card courtesy of Global Knowledge

This month, Cisco learning partner Global Knowledge is giving away one American Express gift card worth $250. Just answer correctly the trivia question below and enter for the chance to win. Deadline for entries is Feb. 28. Good luck! 

QUESTION TO ENTER TO WIN AN AMERICAN EXPRESS GIFT CARD WORTH $250 COURTESY OF GLOBAK KNOWLEDGE: What is the name of the IOS software upgrade launched by Cisco as part of its data center splash in January that will allow Catalyst switches to manage the energy consumption of networked IP devices? (Hint: You can find the answer on NetworkWorld.com. Just do a search on the site.)

How to enter to win: Answer the above trivia question correctly, e-mail your answer to Julie Bort at jbort@nww.com by 5 p.m. ET, Feb. 28, 2009 and your entry will be entered into a drawing to win an American Express gift card worth $250 courtesy of Global Knowledge. In the e-mail, please include the answer to the question above, your name, your e-mail address, your job title, your mailing address and your telephone number. Please write: "February Global Knowledge training giveaway" in the subject of your e-mail. Full competition rules below.

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Competition rules:

1. No purchase necessary. All entrants must be 18 years of age. This offer is void where prohibited or restricted by law, and subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations.

2. Network World, Inc., will begin accepting e-mail entries on Jan 1, 2009. One entry per individual.

3. To enter by e-mail, participants must respond to the February Global Knowledge training giveaway by 5 p.m. ET Feb. 28, 2009. E-mail your answer to the trivia question above, along with your name, your e-mail address, your job title, your mailing address and your telephone number to Julie Bort jbort@nww.com. In the subject line of your e-mail write "February Global Knowledge training giveaway." No entries will be acknowledged or returned, and all entries become the property of Network World. Network World is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, incomplete or misdirected entries. All such entries will be disqualified.

4. The Global Knowledge training giveaway closes at 5 p.m. Feb. 28, 2008. One winner will be picked at random from the entries with the correct answers. The winner will be notified after the close of the competition at a date determined by Network World. The winner notified must RSVP by the date indicated in the e-mail sent by Network World. Failure to do so will result in forfeiture of the Prize. Answer to the trivia question will be published on Cisco Subnet, along with the name of the winner.

5. Please note that pursuant to Network World's Online Privacy Policy, personal identifying information submitted on portions of our site developed with outside third parties July be shared with those third parties, and the information will be governed by those parties' privacy policies as well as Network World's. Please see Global Knowledge's privacy policy. Network World, nor any of its parent companies or any of its subsidiaries or affiliates bear any responsibility for any actions or policies of such third parties.

6. The odds of winning are determined by the number of eligible entries received.

7. PRIZE: Global Knowledge is offering one winner one American Express gift card worth $250. The gift card will be mailed by Global Knowledge directly to the winner's supplied address.8. The odds of winning are determined by the number of eligible entries received.

9. No substitution, transfer or assignment of the Prize is allowed, except that Network World reserves the right to award a prize of equal or greater value in the event of unavailability. The Prize is not transferable for cash.

10. Network World, its parent, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, assigns and licensees, advertising and promotion agencies and the employees of each shall have no liability in connection with any tampering, hacking, computer virus, bugs, worms, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this contest, nor in connection with unavailable network connections; failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transactions; online failures; hardware, software or other technical malfunctions or disturbances; or any other communications failures or circumstances affecting, disrupting or corrupting the contest in any manner.

11. All entrants agree to permit Network World to publicize their entry on its Web site and in other media, and use their entries for Network World marketing/advertising materials in all media and in perpetuity and for any and all purposes. Furthermore, upon submission, entrant waives any and all right to his/her right to privacy or publicity in connection with the entry. By entering, entrants agree to the use of the winner’s name and likeness for purposes of advertising and promotion without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law. By entering, participants release and hold harmless Network World, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability or injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with participation in this contest or acceptance or use of any prize.

12. Winners agree that their name, likeness and voice be used by Network World for advertising and promotional purposes without compensation.

13. Employees of Network World, its parent, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, assigns and licensees, advertising and promotion agencies, and the families of each are not eligible.

14. Network World reserves sole, final and binding judgment as to all matters concerning the contest.

15. Any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this contest, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by arbitration. Any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this contest but in no event attorneys’ fees. Participants shall be bound by these Official Rules.

16. Any tampering with the contest in any matter is prohibited. Tampering includes, but is not limited to, preventing the submission of some or all entries, submitting more than one entry per individual per book, or otherwise compromising the integrity of the contest in any manner. Network World reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to determine whether the contest has been tampered with. Network World reserves the right to disqualify any entrant who it suspects or has found, in its sole discretion, to have tampered with the contest, submitted multiple entries or submitted entries using any automated means.

17. Network World reserves the right to prosecute any individual suspected or proven to have deliberately tampered with the contest.

18. Network World is not responsible for unavailable network connections; failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transactions; online failures; hardware, software or other technical malfunctions or disturbances; or any other communications failures or circumstances affecting, disrupting or corrupting the contest in any manner.

19. If Network World determines, in its sole discretion, that technical difficulties or unforeseen events outside Network World's control compromise the integrity or viability of the contest, Network World reserves the right to void the entries at issue and/or terminate the relevant portion of the contest.

20. To obtain the name of the winner, as well as a copy of the rules, send a request with a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: "February Global Knowledge training giveaway" c/o Cheryl Crivello, Network World, 492 Old Connecticut Path, Framingham, MA 01701.

21. The Sponsor of this contest is Network World, 492 Old Connecticut Path, Framingham, MA 01701.

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