July 25th marks the 15th annual System Administrator Appreciation Day. SysAdmin Day as it is known is an international event that is held on the last Friday of each July and is a day where businesses and colleagues can express their appreciation for the work IT professionals do, often without any recognition.
There are many events being held around the world for systems administrators to unwind on this day – Reddit has a great list. Also if you are in Australia, you have the chance to win a home theatre system from Samsung, a SAGE-AU subscription and a trophy for System Administrator of the Year. Click here for more contest details.
Spiceworks is celebrating the 12 days of Sysmas leading up to Sysadmin Day, with freebies and giveaways.
Finally, If you are an IT Professional looking after other peoples ICT Infrastructure, then SysAdmin day is for you! Spread the word, go out for drinks, or if you are very lucky, get appreciated by your clients with cakes and stuff! 🙂
Have a great day Friday!