Trend Micro Codinsanity 2014: One step ahead in crafting a different approach to the solutions

CR Team | Tuesday, 17 June 2014, 05:00 IST

New Delhi: The global leader in cloud security, Trend Micro is completely packed-up to host its annual programming contest named as the Trend Micro Codinsanity 2014 Asia Pacific Programming Contest. The competition is starting its rounds on 5th July and is extending opportunities for both working professionals and the students across twelve markets in Asia-Pacific to join in as the contestants this year. The online registration for the big competition is till 17th June and the registration is open for the young enthusiasts of China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.

Headquartered in Tokyo, the Japanese security software company, Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704) is set-up to enable the smart protection of information, with innovative security technology that is simple to deploy and manage, and fits an evolving ecosystem. With more than 25 years of inspirational experience, the company has been delivering smart and simple security solutions across physical and cloud environments. It is also known for its series of contests which pop out every year.

With the idea of solving algorithmic challenges in big data, the new competition, The Trend Micro Codinsanity 2014 Asia Pacific Programming Contest is inviting its participants to think big, push boundaries and explore alternative solutions for better link data sets, refine recommendation engines or add intelligence to existing processes. In order to help the participants, the company is also making its optional coaching services available to all participating teams from the time of registration to the finals.

Sharing thoughts on the same, Dhanya Thakkar, Managing Director, India & SEA, Trend Micro says, “Our annual programming contest brings together like-minded individuals with the same passion to solve real-world problems in big data which will form the basis of innovation, productivity and competition. By working with students and working professionals, we gain unique perspectives and new ideas that can help us approach and tackle challenges differently. We are excited about the outcomes of this year’s contest and we welcome students and software programming talents to take part in the contest”.

The winning team receives a cash price of $20,000. In addition, the team also gets the opportunity of interning with the company for two months. The first runner-up, second runner-up and finalist teams will receive $10,000, $6,000 and $2,000 respectively.

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