The Hottest IT Skills And Salaries
Keeping IT skills current is an ongoing challenge, but training and certification pay off in higher salaries. Find out which roles, skills, certifications, and industries are hot now.
Network Analytics: Beyond Log Files
Log files only tell you so much. Here is an overview of common network analytics methods used to provide security breach detection as well as business planning guidance.
Network Automation Benefits
Different forms of network automation can save you time, increase business agility, and improve service levels.
11 Top Resources For Women in Technology
Working as a woman in IT doesn't have to be isolating. We've compiled the best organizations for women to connect with their peers, learn about career advancement, and receive the support to persevere.
Hyperconverged Infrastructure Taking Off
US businesses are rapidly adopting hyperconverged systems as a way to streamline IT and storage operations, and in some cases as a bridge to software-defined storage, researchers find.
6 SSD Myths Debunked
Solid-state drives are still gaining traction, despite misconceptions that have dogged the technology. We separate fact from fiction.
Shadow IT: Not Taking Over Yet
A new CompTIA study finds that business units aren't circumventing IT as much as feared and that IT pros still wield a lot of power.
Ethernet Standards Ramp Up For Faster IT
The Ethernet Alliance and UNH-IOL hosted a plugfest to test interoperability of 40 and 100 GbE, define the 25 GbE standard, and help businesses deploy new Ethernet technologies more quickly.
Cisco Unveils IoT Framework
Networking giant expands its IoT portfolio with 15 new products for network connectivity, IoT security and manageability.
Data Disconnect, Data Overload
The rise of DevOps highlights the fact that IT teams are drowning in data, much of it with little or no context. Here's what needs to happen to improve communication.
WiFi Offloading To Skyrocket
Carriers will offload a four-fold increase in mobile data traffic to WiFi networks by 2019, Juniper Research predicts.
7 SDN Innovations
Industry experts weigh in on the most innovative software-defined networking technology they've seen so far this year, including SD-WAN, ONOS, and OpenConfig.
No SSD-HDD Price Parity Before 2020
Howard Marks responds to a recent Network Computing blog arguing that SSD pricing is falling to hard-disk drive levels and putting HDDs on the road to obsolescence.
Hypercoverged systems improve VM performance by using server flash for key storage functions, but have drawbacks. Separating storage performance from capacity overcomes these issues.
SSD Prices In A Free Fall
With the prices of solid-state drives expected to reach parity with hard-disk drives next year, are HDDs doomed?
The Long Road To Hybrid Cloud
In order to reap the ROI benefits of a true hybrid cloud environment, CIOs must have a well-thought out cloud strategy to avoid pitfalls.
Cisco Certifications To Kickstart Your Career
Cisco certifications are some of the most prestigious in technology, encompassing far more than routing and switching. Find out which options can improve your resume and skill set.
8 Free WiFi Analyzers
Troubleshooting wireless networks can be tricky, but these free tools can help with everything from rogue access points to site surveys.
Software-Defined WAN Benefits
Emerging SD-WAN technologies provide new options for reducing WAN costs and improving performance. Here's how they work, including one that puts a different twist on SD-WAN.
Cisco Live: The Real Experience
Network engineer David Varnum shares his thoughts and snapshots of the annual conference/party/geekfest sponsored by Cisco.
ONF Debuts Open Source SDN Software
The Open Networking Foundation's Atrium software integrates open source components with the goal of making it easier for network operators to deploy SDN.
Cloud & Virtualization Require SDN
Cloud and virtualization are transforming enterprise IT. But in order to truly benefit, the network infrastructure must become just as dynamic and flexible.