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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Cisco Extends Sourcefire Integration
Building on its 2013 acquisition, Cisco adds Sourcefire IPS and malware protection to AnyConnect and ISR products and also boosts its security partnerships.
Better, Faster WiFi In 7 Steps
The enterprise wireless LAN is now indispensable, and will be the basis of a host of new services in the next decade. Follow these guidelines to ensure your wireless network is robust today and tomorrow.
SD-WAN Gaining Traction
IHS Infonetics survey finds that many enterprises plan to buy software-defined WAN technology with an eye on streamlining WAN operations.
Where DevOps Meets The Network
Network architects and operators need to work with application developers and operators to achieve optimal application performance.
Tech Jobs: 12 Killer Locations
The number of technology jobs is increasing across the country, but you might need to look in some unexpected cities and states to find them.
How Can SDN Cross The Chasm?
Software-defined networking needs some compelling business cases before it can make the jump into a widely deployed technology.
ARIN Nearing IPv4 Depletion, For Real
The American Registry for Internet Numbers says it will have to activate its IPv4 waiting list this summer. Enterprises can opt for IPv4 transfer market or finally consider deploying IPv6.
9 Cool, Free Summer Classes For Tech Pros
Looking to enrich your brain this summer? Look no further than these free online courses on everything from cyberwarfare and Python programming to superheroes, robotics and cooking for geeks.
Verizon & AOL: What Can We Learn?
Verizon's purchase of media company AOL and the growth of Google Fiber highlight the need to find a balance between content and transport.
8 Hot Online Colleges For IT Pros
Check out these colleges and universities that offer online IT courses and degrees to help keep your tech skills and knowledge fresh.
SDN: Seductive But Challenging
Software-defined networking clearly offers a lot of benefits, but enterprises face several obstacles to SDN adoption, including a lack of interoperability.