We're having another J-Net promotion to thank you for all your support and encourage participation. From now till October 31, 2009, everyone who registers for a free J-Net account will be entered into a drawing to win an Asus EEE C Netbook computer, a 32GB Apple iPod Touch, or a Creative Labs Vado HD Pocket Video Camcorder*.
Already a registered J-Net member? Refer a friend and if that person registers, you'll be entered into the drawing.
Why should you register? Other than the chance to win these great prizes, you will be able to post in the community forums after you register. You will also be able to subscribe to content via RSS, email, and customize the user interface when you are logged in. In addition, there are regular promotions and events in the community opened to registered users only.
Here's what you need to do to enter the drawing:
1. If you haven't joined J-Net, register for a free account. Remember, you must complete the registration process by signing into J-Net after registration and picking an user ID.
2. If you're already a registered user, refer a colleague or friend to J-Net. Your friend must register for a new J-Net account during the contest period and pick an user ID.
3. Leave a comment on this blog article, say hello and introduce yourself.
If you're a new user, send us your registration date
If you're an existing user who referred a friend, send us your friend's J-Net username, full name, company name, and email address.
That's it! So jump in, add your voice, share your knowledge, and have some fun.
* Prizes include one Asus EEE PC Netbook computer, one 32GB iPod Touch, and one Creative Labs Vado HD Pocket Video Camcorder. No purchase necessary. Must be 18 years or older to be eligible to win the prize(s). Void where prohibited by law. Winner(s) will be selected via random drawing. Promotion ends at midnight PST on October 31, 2009. Limit one entry per person. To be entered into the prize drawing, you must either register for a new J-Net account or refer a friend who registers for a new J-Net account by 11:59PM PST on October 31, 2009. Winners will be notified by the end of November 2009. Netbook/iPod/camcorder models are subject to availability and may differ from descriptions or photos shown in advertising materials.
Douglas Richard Hanks Jr. is a Sr. Data Center Architect with Juniper Networks and focuses on solution architecture. He is certified with Juniper Networks as JNCIE-ENT #213 and JNCIE-SP #875.
Douglas’ interests are network engineering and architecture for enterprise and service provider technologies. He is the author of the Juniper MX Series book by O'Reilly Media and several Day One books published by Juniper Networks Books. Douglas is also the co-founder of the Bay Area Juniper Users Group (BAJUG).
Douglas can be reached on Twitter @douglashanksjr.
Lisa Lorenzin is a Principal Solutions Architect with Juniper Networks, specializing in security and mobility solutions, and a contributing member of Trusted Network Connect, a work group of the Trusted Computing Group that defines an open architecture and standards for endpoint integrity and network security. She has worked in a variety of Internet-related roles since 1994, with more than a decade of that focused on network and information security, and is currently concentrating on enterprise security including network segmentation, end-to-end identity-based access control, and integration of mobile security.