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Learning Lessons Through Security Struggles
Lawrence Garvin, Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWindsCommentary
Why do we hear of new security breaches so frequently? Make sure your organization follows these best-practices and considers these important questions to protect itself.
By Lawrence Garvin Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWinds,
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Building Cloud Computing Skills
Bill Kleyman, National Director of Strategy & Innovation, MTM TechnologiesCommentary
To succeed in the cloud computing era, IT pros need a wide array of skills. Cloud certifications are one way to acquire these skills, but you also must learn to think like a cloud architect.
By Bill Kleyman National Director of Strategy & Innovation, MTM Technologies,
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This Week In 60 Seconds: Google Phones, Mobile Trading & More
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, InteropCommentary
Our one-minute video wrap-up looks at mobile trading, new Nexus smartphones, tablets from Google, and other hot stories.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop,
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Refocus The IT Budget On Growth
Alexei Porodzinsky, Software Quality Optimization, A1QACommentary
Planning next year's IT budget? Take smart steps to use IT strategically and help grow and transform your company's business.
By Alexei Porodzinsky Software Quality Optimization, A1QA,
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Contest: What Lurks In Your IT Shadows?
Susan Fogarty, Editor in ChiefCommentary
Ever found something gross or surprising among the switches and servers? Share your story and win an Amazon gift card.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief,
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SDN Certification: The Next Job Requirement
Dan Pitt, Commentary
IT professionals must become SDN experts to be successful in a drastically changing environment. Luckily, certification options are emerging.
By Dan Pitt ,
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Is The CCIE Relevant In The SDN Era?
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
Networking experts debate the value of the Cisco certification as organizations move toward software-defined networking and automation.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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Interop Kicks Off In Style
Network Computing, CommentaryVideo
3 Reasons CIOs Must Lose Hiring Perfection Goggles
Tracy Cashman, SVP & Partner, WinterWymanCommentary
Got open IT job slots? Holding out for Mr. or Ms. Absolutely, Completely, Utterly Right is likely to backfire. Here's how to get real and get hiring.
By Tracy Cashman SVP & Partner, WinterWyman,
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How IoT Affects Your Enterprise
Steve Hilton, Managing Director, MachNationCommentary
The Internet of Things and the Internet of Everything may seem like mere buzzwords, but enterprises are deploying real IoT projects that affect their enterprise networks, data centers, cloud services, and personnel.
By Steve Hilton Managing Director, MachNation,
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7 Hot Technologies To Watch At Interop New York
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
From SDN and DevOps to containers and the IoT, Interop New York will feature the hottest technology trends in the tech industry today.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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The Security Skills Shortage No One Talks About
Jeremy Bergsman & Emma Kinnucan, CEBCommentary
Lack of soft skills in information security is an even bigger problem than the shortage of technical expertise.
By Jeremy Bergsman & Emma Kinnucan CEB,
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ONF Develops SDN Certification
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
The Open Networking Foundation kicks off a program to develop vendor-neutral certification to validate knowledge and skills in software-defined networking.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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20 Computer Science Degrees: The Most Bang For The Buck
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
The computer science programs at these universities offer the best long-term return on investment, according to PayScale's calculations.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief,
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Cyber Security Education: Remove The Limits
W. Hord Tipton, Commentary
Highly technical and high-level strategic education must come together to achieve cyber security goals.
By W. Hord Tipton ,
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Breaking Down Silos: Soft Skills Required
Thomas LaRock, Head Geek, SolarWindsCommentary
These tips will help build your communication and soft skills, breaking down the silos IT departments have built.
By Thomas LaRock Head Geek, SolarWinds,
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How To Survive In Networking
Susan Fogarty, Editor in ChiefCommentary
Jeremy Schulman shares his secrets for navigating the transition in network operations by leveraging lessons learned from DevOps.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief,
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IT Hiring: Social Media Matters
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
A survey by TEKsystems shows that both IT pros and those in charge of IT hiring rely heavily on LinkedIn and other social media to find and screen each other.
By Marcia Savage ,
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Confessions Of A VMworld Virgin
Susan Fogarty, Editor in ChiefCommentary
I'm heading to WMworld for the first time, and relying on a schedule filled with smart people and intriguing activities to keep me on track.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief,
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IT Certification's Top 10 Benefits
Global Knowledge, Global Knowledge
IT certification and training can help you advance in your career, strengthen your IT skills, and provide your employer with a more qualified and dedicated staff.
By Global Knowledge Global Knowledge,
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