How awesome are system administrators? Awesome enough to get their own day!
Friday July 31 is System Administrator Appreciation Day and we are celebrating by giving away a R2D2 USB car charger from ThinkGeek.
*image courtesy of ThinkGeek.com
Here is how to Enter:
On Friday, July 31, reply to this fill in the blank tweet on your Twitter account:
“The best part about being a sysadmin is ____”
and use #sysadminday and @uptimesoftware within your response. The uptime Linkedin page will also have a link redirecting to a Twitter click-to-tweet which will already include the required formatting. It also can be seen here: http://ctt.ec/3z86a
The winning participant will be chosen at random on Monday, August 3 and notified via Twitter DM. All participants must follow @uptimesoftware to coordinate shipment of the prize.
Good luck everybody! And have a great System Administrator Appreciation Day!
*see below for rules on giveaway
This giveaway is sponsored by Idera, Inc. (“Idera”), a Texas corporation located at 2950 North Loop Freeway West, Suite 700, Houston, Texas 77092. These are the official rules (“Official Rules”), which govern your participation in this giveaway (“Giveaway”).
THERE IS NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR RECEIVE A FREE GIFT (DEFINED BELOW). THIS GIVEAWAY IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW. VOID IN ANY STATE WHERE LOCAL REGISTRATION LAWS WERE NOT COMPLIED WITH.
BY PARTICIPATING, YOU AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES. ALL DATA REQUESTED AT REGISTRATION, GIFT FULFILLMENT OR AT ANY OTHER TIME IN CONNECTION WITH THIS GIVEAWAY MUST BE ACCURATE. IF INACCURATE INFORMATION IS SUPPLIED, IT WILL RESULT IN YOUR DISQUALIFICATION FROM THE GIVEAWAY AND PREVENT THE AWARDING OF THE FREE GIFT TO YOU. You represent and warrant that by participating in this Giveaway you are not violating any law or policy of your employer.
1. How to enter
This Giveaway is open to any of Idera’s customers or any person who participates in the System Admin Day Twitter giveaway contest using #sysadminday and tweeting to @Idera_Software during the Promotion Period (defined below). Entries must fill in the blank: “The best part about being a sysadmin is ___.” The winner will be chosen at random and must be following @Idera_Software to receive PM with information on shipping.
2. Promotion Period
The promotion period for the giveaway begins at 12:01 AM (CDT) on July 31, 2015 and ends at 11:59 PM (CDT) the same day (“Promotion Period”).
3. Eligibility Requirements
Giveaway is open only to legal residents of U.S., who are 18 years or older at the date of entry. Employees of Idera, its subsidiaries, affiliates and its promotion agencies, as well as the immediate family and household members of each such employees, are not eligible. This Giveaway is subject to all applicable federal, state, territorial, municipal, and local laws and regulations.
4. Giveaway and Delivery Method
The winner chosen at random will receive an R2D2 USB car charger valued at $39.99. The Gift will be shipped to the participant at the address provided during the registration process within 4 to 6 weeks of entry.
5. General Release/Conditional Limitation of Liability
BY ENTERING THIS GIVEAWAY, PARTICIPANTS AGREE TO INDEMNIFY, RELEASE, DISCHARGE AND HOLD HARMLESS IDERA, ITS SUBSIDIARIES, SHAREHOLDERS, DIRECTORS AND EMPLOYEES AND EACH OF THE SOCIAL MEDIA PROVIDERS USED BY IDERA TO PROMOTE THE GIVEAWAY (TWITTER) FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY AND/OR DAMAGES, WHETHER DIRECT OR INDIRECT, WHICH MAY BE DUE TO OR ARISE OUT OF PARTICIPATION IN THIS GIVEAWAY OR ANY PORTION THEREOF, OR THE ACCEPTANCE, USE/MISUSE OR POSSESSION OF THE GIFT. NOTHWISTANDING THE FOREGOING, IN THE EVENT THAT THE PRECEDING RELEASE IS DETERMINED BY A COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION TO BE INVALID OR VOID FOR ANY REASON, THE ENTRANT AGREES THAT, BY ENTERING THIS GIVEAWAY, (I) ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS, AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS GIVEAWAY, OR ANY GIFTS AWARDED, SHALL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION; (II) ANY CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED, IF ANY; AND (III) UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY ENTRANT BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN ANY AWARD FOR, AND ENTRANT HEREBY WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO CLAIM, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES AND ANY AND ALL RIGHTS TO HAVE DAMAGES MULTIPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCREASED AND ANY OTHER DAMAGES, OTHER THAN DAMAGES FOR ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET EXPENSES.
Entries generated by facsimile, script, macro or other automated means, that have been tampered with or altered, or that are stolen, postage due, misdirected, garbled, delayed by computer transmissions, incomplete, illegible, inaccurate, corrupted, lost, late or damaged, are all void and will not be accepted. All entries must be individually completed and no automated entries, mass entries, reproductions or photocopied entries will be accepted. One entry per person. Idera, its participating gift partners, and service providers are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any network or telephone lines, incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, or for any human error, technical malfunctions, lost/delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failures of any telephone network, computer equipment, software, inability to access any web site or online service, or any other error or malfunction, or late, lost, illegible or misdirected entries. If, for any reason, the Giveaway is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Idera which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Giveaway, Idera reserves the right at its sole discretion to void the entries at issue and/or terminate the Giveaway and to award the free Gift using all eligible entries received as of the termination date. If the Giveaway is terminated due to tampering or technical difficulties prior to its expiration date, notice will be posted at Idera’s website. Idera reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any entrant that tampers with the operation of or abuses any aspect of this Giveaway or violates the Official Rules of this Giveaway.
This Giveaway and the rights and obligations of the entrants will be governed and controlled by the laws of the State of Texas, USA, and any disputes shall be referred to the exclusive jurisdiction of the State of Texas, US courts.