No Lazy Days of Summer In Storage
The dog days of August are when the storage industry heats up, with two major events. Contributor Howard Marks will be speaking and joining the fun at Flash Memory Summit and VMworld.
3 Ways To Enable Hybrid Cloud
As organizations continue to adopt cloud services, IT teams can make themselves valuable by facilitating the move towards a hybrid cloud model.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Cisco Live: The Real Experience
Network engineer David Varnum shares his thoughts and snapshots of the annual conference/party/geekfest sponsored by Cisco.
What IT Can Learn From Hollywood
The film industry has undergone a dramatic shift in how movies are made, and IT management can benefit from a similar transformation.
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.
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.
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.
Interop In Action
Interop Las Vegas heats up this week with presentations, products and camaraderie on the show floor.
IT Certifications Guaranteed To Boost Your Career
Certifications can help advance your IT career and get you a raise. These certifications in specialties like cloud, virtualization, and systems engineering from AWS, Cisco, VMware, Microsoft and others are among the highest in demand.
Meet The IT Rock Stars
Say hello to the brightest and friendliest Interop speakers, either in person or online.
How DevOps Helps Networks Scale
Enterprise networks are collapsing under increased application demands. DevOps principles and practices can lighten the load.
Networking Survival Guide: 8 Essential Rules
The enterprise network isn't getting any simpler, but following these important guidelines will help IT pros implement, maintain, and improve even the most complex networking environment.
Don't Be Afraid Of DevOps
DevOps pioneer John Willis explains why the networking industry needs to adopt DevOps, and how networking professionals can benefit in the big picture.
Get Off My Lawn, Hipster Admins!
As an IT manager, there's a delicate balance between fostering realistic technology innovation and acting like an out-of-touch grouch.
Network Engineers: Don't Fear The Code
The DevOps focus on automation and coding is pushing its way into networks, making network engineers uneasy about learning new skills. But a closer look at the trend shows it's more about the scripting they already do.