Cisco Dev Contest

Your Application. Our Network Platforms. A Great Opportunity to Win!

Imagine. Innovate. Inspire.

Cisco Developer Contest with the contest name - "Think Inside the Box" is a Hong Kong application developer contest that promotes innovation around the concept of the network as a platform and to recognize outstanding implementation ideas for application development on the Cisco Integrated Services Router Application Extension Platform (AXP). Learn about AXP

  • This contest marks the first time that Cisco HK as a major networking equipment vendor has reached out to application developers in such a manner to promote innovation on a mainstream router platform.
  • Cisco HK supports the HKSAR Digital 21 Strategy to promote the ICT and innovative business development in Hong Kong
  • Cisco HK supports SMB IT development and helps to develop collaborative and business opportunities with SMB companies.

Why enter the contest?

  • Fabulous cash awards will be rewarded to the winners:
    • 1st Prize  HKD 32,000
    • 2nd Prize HKD 16,000
    • 3rd Prize  HKD 8,000
  • Publicity opportunities to promote the winners ideas and innovations
  • Meet with top-notch Cisco Solution Architects from worldwide for sharing and exchange of ideas.
  • Collaborate with Cisco to develop business opportunities

Proposal Submission

Register for the contest and submit a proposal that illustrates your application idea. Cisco will provide you with a proposal template.

Based on weighted judging criteria, up to 3 proposals will be selected as the final winners.

  • Proposal Submission: April 17 - June 30, 2009
  • Briefing Session: May 18, 2009 at 14:30-16:00 or 17:30-19:00
  • ADDITIONAL Briefing Session: May 25, 2009 at 14:30-16:00 or 17:30-19:00
  • * Email your name/company name/contact number to register your preferred time slot at
  • Judges Review: July 1 - 31, 2009
  • Announcement of winners: August 5, 2009
  • Award Ceremony: September 25, 2009 (Friday)

How can you participate?

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