Enter to win free Microsoft and Cisco training and free books

Microsoft Subnet and Cisco Subnet have added two more sweet giveaways for our readers. FREE training. Yes. Free.

Microsoft free training give-away details

New Horizons Computer Learning Centers will be sponsoring a monthly contest on Microsoft Subnet. New Horizons will give away one free Microsoft training course worth up to $2,500 to one lucky Microsoft Subnet reader. What's more, the winning reader can choose any five-day (or shorter) Microsoft course among the comprehensive New Horizons catalog. This includes classroom training offered in hundreds of U.S. cities, online training, or "mentor" training. It can be used toward a certification or to study a single application or technology.

New Horizons offers one of the largest networks of Microsoft certified training partners in the world. Every course follows the Microsoft Official Curriculum and is taught by a Microsoft Certified Trainer.

This competition closes October 15, so don't delay, answer an easy trivia question and enter for a chance to win a free Microsoft training course. Click here to read EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW to enter the contest.

Cisco free training give-away details

To celebrate respected trainer and Cisco Press author Wendell Odom's guest blog for Cisco Subnet this month, we're giving away a free Cisco training course worth up to the value of $3,495 from Cisco Learning Solutions Partner Skyline ATS, where Wendell leads many courses. What's more, the winning reader can choose the course he or she would like to attend (up to $3,495) from the many offered by Skyline at locations across the country.

This competition closes Sept. 30, so don't delay, answer an easy trivia question and enter for a chance to win a free Cisco training course. Click here to read EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW to enter the contest.

Free book giveaway from Microsoft Subnet

Microsoft Subnet also has 15 free copies of the hilarious best seller, “Why Software Sucks ... and What You Can Do About It. The giveaway ends Sept. 30. Enter by answering an easy trivia question, located here. The book's author, David Platt (who was designated by Microsoft as "A Software Legend" in 2002) will be blogging for Microsoft Subnet this month. Check out David Platt's blog here. We also have a longer sneak peek of the book available. (Chapter 1: Who're You Calling a Dummy?)

Free book giveaway from Cisco Subnet

Cisco Subnet also has 15 free copies of the training library CCNA Official Exam Certification Library (CCNA Exam 640-802), 3rd Edition to give away written by respected training authority Wendell Odom. The giveaway ends Sept. 30. Enter by answering an easy trivia question, located here. Plus, read Wendell Odom’s guest blog here.

Each library contains:

* Two books: CCENT/CCNA ICND1 Official Exam Certification Guide, Second Edition, and CCNA ICND2 Official Exam Certification Guide* Two CD-ROMs that are electronic copies of the books and 400 practice questions for the full CCNA, ICND1, and ICND2 exams

* Two bonus DVDs that contain more than 60 minutes of personal video instruction from the author.

Plus, Cisco Subnet's HOME LAB COMPETITION

And don't forget Cisco Subnet's home lab competition. Tell us about your home lab, send in a picture and you could win a prize. More details.

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