Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO) is joining with Optimus Solutions -- a technology-solutions provider and value-added reseller for vendors including Cisco, IBM (NYSE:IBM), Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), EMC (NYSE:EMC) and VMware (NYSE:VMW) -- to present a different sort of competition: The Total Communications Makeover, a contest offering small and medium companies in the state of Georgia the chance to win up to $100,000 in digital communications technology and support services.

The "makeover" package includes up to 100 Cisco VoIP (Web) phones, a Cisco Unified Communications platform as well as professional installation services provided by Norcross, Ga.-based Optimus.

Want to play? Visit, complete the form, and answer the question: How would a communications makeover solve your challenges and strengthen your business? Would-be entrants, get moving: The contest runs through Dec. 31, 2007.