NJVC has announced the winners of the George Mason University Cloudcuity AppDeployer contest, the company announced.
The Nimbus Solution Scheduler team won the contest for building a workforce scheduling application using the Cloudcuity AppDeployer platform.
“NJVC is confident about the ease of use of Cloudcuity AppDeployer,“ said Cary Landis, NJVC senior architect.
“NJVC sponsored the pilot contest at GMU, and will sponsor a national contest in early 2013, to show how easy and efficient it is for any developer“”from novice to expert“”to create and publish real business applications for sale using AppDeployer,“ he added.
The winning team, made-up of Christopher Le, Anthony Nester, Ed Rubins and led by James Hays, received both a monetary award and a certificate.
The GMU contest is serving as a pilot for a regional contest for university students to design SaaS applications for a scholarship award and additional rewards.
According to the release, “the goal of the contest is for students to receive hands-on experience in all three major cloud service models as defined by the National Institute of Standards and Technology: infrastructure as a service, PaaS and SaaS.”