Happy System Administration Appreciation Day!

SysAdmin Day is fast approaching, and were ready to start celebrating early! From resetting passwords to onboarding staff, System Administrators often spend tireless hours fixing problems to ensure a smooth work experience from the office or at home. Its the perfect day to recognize service desk employees!

Last year, we asked you to nominate your heroes of the service desk to win a PlayStation 5. The response was phenomenal, with people across North America sharing stories about their office heroes!

And the fun isnt over: Leading up to this SysAdmin Day on July 29th, TOPdesk is hosting another IT SysAdmin Hero Giveaway! Once again, we invite you to nominate your IT hero for the chance for them to win a PlayStation簧5 Console Horizon Forbidden West Bundle! Enter the giveaway here:

Looking for inspiration? Check out these 5 nominations from last year that earned their stripes as SysAdmin Superheroes!

Our winning post last year

“Mark has proven himself as the ultimate ‘swiss army knife’ for IT support in our organization. There is no challenge that he would shy away from. He is our mentor, trainer, and go to person. He is invaluable to our organization.” – Steve S

SUPER is one word to describe him..

“Jason is our super Systems Administrator (I think he should wear a cape). As a solo System Admin he is ultra dedicated to his role providing great service at any time! He continually looks for ways to improve efficiencies, keep the network secure and does it happily. Going above and beyond outside of normal work hours he ensures our personal and machine-based mobile units function while keeping the office bound users satisfied with their daily requests and ensuring systems are secure. In addition to fantastic systems support, Jason also carries certain programming responsibilities that satisfy corporate needs. Great job Jason!” – Kevin T

A wealth of IT knowledge

“Lloyd is incredibly helpful, he is a wealth of IT knowledge and he is always providing exceptional support and service. I appreciate his work ethics and he makes IT issues not an issue at all. He really does make our organization of up to 500 employees, many databases and various systems all flow better in all that is the IT world. I believe he deserves this in every way and hope he wins!” – Billie L

Available Anytime, Anywhere

“Jonathan is an extremely dedicated system administrator. He is always courteous and offers an exemplary speed of service. Whether its 5PM or even on the weekend, if there is an emergency, he doesnt hesitate to solve the problem so as not to affect the company. He works as if the company were his, an exceptional dedication to it. He always helps his colleagues when they are in difficulty. This makes him an exceptional technician focused on customer service. Thank you, Jonathan!” – Mario L

An IT Angel

“During the pandemic Eddie was able to adapt seamlessly helping our organization abruptly move to remote work. He is the go to person for over 60+ employees, is always positive, and is sensitive to your skill level! I often call him a superhero! He is our IT Angel and we wouldnt be able to function without him!” – Eddie B

Feeling motivated to nominate your own IT superhero? Our System Administrator giveaway is running in the United States and Canada from July 13th until July 29th at 11:59PM EST. Enter the contest on our landing page, and share a personal story of thanks and appreciation for your IT heros hard work.

A winner will be randomly drawn and screened for entry, then announced on the first week of August. The nominee must be a service desk worker, system administrator or an IT professional to win. Entrants must also be Canadian or US resident and have a Canadian or US address to enter. Remember, details matter to us, so tell us your IT heroes story in as much detail as possible. Good luck!