SOURCE: Nomadesk


December 23, 2009 15:09 ET

Nomadesk Extends Digital Nomad Video Contest Deadline to January 31, 2010

Vote on the Top Digital Nomad Video Story Submissions at

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - December 23, 2009) - With the holiday season upon us, it's a time of travel for many and the perfect opportunity to develop a story to submit to Nomadesk's Digital Nomad video contest at Contest sponsor Nomadesk, developer of the easiest and most secure on-demand file sharing software, is rewarding the person who shares the best nomadic story -- their choice of two airline tickets to any destination or a $2,100 mobile technology kit, equipped with a Dell Netbook, BlackBerry Smartphone, Novatel MiFi, Logitech headset and mic and a 3-year subscription to Nomadesk. The deadline has been extended 1 month so people traveling this holiday will have an opportunity to submit their video story upon their return. Get your entries in by January 31, 2010.

"Nomadesk has sparked the conversation about working successfully from varied remote locations using today's new technologies. The topic is critical in today's environment as we look to stay connected and productive from anywhere," said Digital Nomad Contest Judge Chris Shipley, chairman and CEO of Guidewire Group and past Executive Producer of DEMO. "The contest has exposed tremendous creativity and innovation in the way people are choosing to work, and is empowering to people who are taking advantage of technology to work remotely. I'm looking forward to casting my final vote on these stories and encourage everyone to participate by casting their votes too."

How to Enter

Simply upload your "Digital Nomad" story describing your most productive day working from a remote location in a video format at The top 10 rated videos will each receive a 1-year subscription to a Nomadesk Team File Server. These top 10 videos will be judged by a panel of Digital Nomads (see below) and the winner will receive two airline tickets to any destination of choice or a Digital Nomad Survival Kit valued at $2,100, which features:

-- a Dell Netbook with Webcam

-- Novatel Mifi

-- Logitech Headset and Mic

-- BlackBerry Bold 9000 Smartphone

-- Nomadesk Travel Backpack and

-- a Nomadesk Team File Server (3-year free subscription)

Contest Rules

Each video will be rated by the public, so share your videos with friends and family. The top 10 videos with the most votes will be submitted to a panel of judges. The Contest runs through January 31, 2010. For details and requirements, check out the rules and regulations here. The winner will be announced on February 12, 2010.

Criteria and Judging

A special panel of judges, all Digital Nomads themselves, will review the top 10 rated entries and determine the winner. Each person can submit one video entry, which will be judged on originality (where were you working from and why), use of technology (what products aided you in your ability to be productive?) and impact (what were you able to achieve or accomplish?). The judges include:

-- Craig Crossman, host of Computer America Radio Show

-- Mike Elgan, blogger and journalist for such publications as ComputerWorld and Datamation

-- Chris Guillebeau, writer, world traveler and creator of "Art of Non-Conformity" Blog

-- Lionel Menchaca, Dell's chief blogger

-- Chris Shipley, chairman and CEO of Guidewire Group and Founder of DEMO

-- Filip Tack, CEO of Nomadesk

For more information visit where you can read the contest rules, link to a video explaining contest details, and upload your Digital Nomad video.

About Nomadesk

With U.S. headquarters in New York, Nomadesk is a leading provider of on-demand file sharing software that enables digital nomads or geographically dispersed professionals to easily share, sync, encrypt, backup and store files from any location, whether online or offline. Bringing the power of cloud computing to small businesses, Nomadesk alleviates the hassles and minimizes the high costs of traditional document management solutions, as well as online storage pay-per-user models. For only $15 per month per file server, an unlimited number of team members can access, share and save docs with unlimited* storage capacity. In addition, TheftGuard™ provides advanced tracking and allows users to spot a stolen or misplaced device on Google Maps and remotely shred all important documents. Click here to download a free 30-day trial. To learn more about Nomadesk, visit, become a Nomadesk fan or watch this video that explains the Digital Nomad phenomenon.

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