Faronics Core Programming Competition



Faronics presents the

Faronics Core Programming Competition (FCPC).

Do you have what

IT takes?

This contest provides computer science students with an opportunity to test their skills and knowledge in building real products that integrate with a real computer management platform – Faronics Core.

First Place Cash Prize – $US 20,000

Second Place Cash Prize – $US 10,000

Start – January 31, APPLY NOW!


Who is Faronics?

Faronics is a market leader in delivering solutions that help manage, simplify, and secure computing environments. Every Faronics product focuses on delivering absolute control of computing environments. Our award-winning software is able to meet the diverse needs of today’s technology demands, whether it be delivering total workstation reliability to IT, complete classroom control to educators, or intelligent energy management to organizations.


What is Faronics Core?

Faronics Core serves as a centralized software deployment and management platform for Faronics’s products. It enables IT administrators to provide fine-grained control of product configurations at individual end nodes, including the ability to alter configuration settings automatically based on spefici policies, events or time of day.



Interested? Here’s how to get started!



FCPC is a student programming contest. Use Faronics Core SDK to develop a software product that integrates with Faronics Core.

The contest project is expected to be completed as part of your term project for a course at your educational institution.

Download contest rules to learn more.



FCPC is designed as a term project. The Contest starts January 31, 2011. The contest ends July 31, 2011.

Download registration form to apply.



Each Contest team shall consist of three to four students working on a term project. A faculty member is designated as a team’s coach. The coach serves as the official point of contact and registered the team for the Contest. Questions? Refer to our FAQ page.

Submissions are analyzed by the FCPC Steering Committee and the two winners are announced on September 1, 2011.



We want to help computer science students to obtain real life experience in designing and building products that work with tools that are widely used.

We also want to provide students an opportunity to see how easy and exciting programming for Faronics Core can be.