In the the fall of 2012, IBM ran the Master the Mainframe Contest for students across China, drawing 1,356 participants from 35 universities. The fantastic turnout and difficult challenges made this our toughest contest yet. All of the students below deserve special recognition for distinguishing themselves through their extraordinary enterprise computing accomplishments.
In order to win Part 3, students had to complete a series of extremely difficult and time-consuming tasks, mastering the inner workings of mainframe software products, security protocols, multiple programming languages, and various utilities.
After many weeks of hard work and dedication, the winners of Part 3 of the 2012 IBM Master the Mainframe Contest are:
- Wu Qingwei, Tongji University
- Tan Kan, Chongqing University
- Gu Zhaolun, Southeast University
- Li Haohua, Tongji University
To all of this year's participants and winners, we hope you enjoyed the contest and picked up some marketable new skills!