As the students Network Technology Online Olympiad Cisco NetRiders 2.0 has come to an end, one of the prizes goes to Alexey Smirnov (student, NCFU), with another 20 NCFU people joining the Top-20 list.
The Cisco NetRiders 2.0 Olympiad is a contest for students willing to demonstrate their skills in IT- and network technologies, where the tasks are developed in view of the curriculum practiced in the Cisco Network Academy CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) Routing and Switching.
This year the contest brought together over 400 participants from 105 academic institutions of Russia. The contest was held online on the Cisco NetAcad platform.
The tasks were diverse, both theoretical and practical, and after the two stages were over, the Top-20 list was developed with 6 NCFU students entering it (Alexey Smirnov – 2nd Place; Alisa Monina, Yulia Fodor, Roman Shakhnovsky, Alexander Chernikov and Dmitry Dzyuba – 5th, 7th, 9th, 11th and 12th places, respectively), which brought NCFU on top of the list of universities by the number of winners.