Well that special time of year is coming around again.  Family, friends, turkey, beer, rum, excited kids, and more rum.  At least that is what Christmas is like for me.  Anyways, it seems as if the VMware community is starting to celebrate a little early this year with a couple of contests and great giveaways happening right now.  So, without further ado….

Vladan Seget (@vladan) over at ESX Virtualization has what he calls The biggest Contest ever organized at ESX Virtualization happening right now!  The grand prize being handed out there is a couple of NFR lisenses of the upcoming release of Veeam Backup and Replication v6.  Along with the licenses he is also handing out a copy of Trainsignals' VMware vSphere 5 training and a copy of Scott Lowes Mastering VMware vSphere 5.  So don't miss out on this one…head on over to ESX Virtualization now and get yourself entered.

And then there is the ever so entertaining Chad Sakac (@sakacc) who is handing out quite the slew of prizes over at his blog Virtual Geek.  Honestly, there is too much stuff to even list that he is handing out but just a short list includes some SSD's, Iomega IX2's, IPADs…there was one more give-away….oh yah, and EMC VNXe 3300…Wow!  Get over to Virtual Geek and complete the survey before it's too late..

Good Luck & Merry vXMAS