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Insider Threats, Data Privacy Are Overlooked By Businesses
William Terdoslavich, Freelance WriterCommentary
Data security and data breaches are all over the news. However, not all companies are paying as close attention to insider threats and data privacy as they should. A new survey looks at the risks.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer,
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Telling Ain't Training: How To Transfer IT Skills
Thomas LaRock, Head Geek, SolarWindsCommentary
Hands-on experience will help you learn an IT skill, but adapting that concept to other platforms or subject areas deepens knowledge even further.
By Thomas LaRock Head Geek, SolarWinds,
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The Case For Change Tolerance In IT
John Villasenor, Vice President of Worldwide Technical ServicesCommentary
Change is considered dangerous in IT, but IT teams must become more flexible and dynamic to keep up with today's business environment.
By John Villasenor Vice President of Worldwide Technical Services,
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How The IETF Is Fixing Its Open Standards Process
Russ White, Principal Engineer, IPOS, EricssonCommentary
The Internet Engineering Task Force is making changes to speed its work, which will help the networking industry. However, there are tradeoffs.
By Russ White Principal Engineer, IPOS, Ericsson,
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5 Ways Life Would Stink Without IT Professionals
Patrick Hubbard, Head Geek & Director of Technical Product Marketing, SolarWinds
What would happen if we suddenly had to live without the help of IT pros? The results could be scary.
By Patrick Hubbard Head Geek & Director of Technical Product Marketing, SolarWinds,
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What's Behind The Open Source Software Explosion?
Russ White, Principal Engineer, IPOS, EricssonCommentary
We've always had open source software. The difference now is that vendors are commercializing it.
By Russ White Principal Engineer, IPOS, Ericsson,
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No Lazy Days of Summer In Storage
Howard Marks, Network Computing BloggerCommentary
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.
By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger,
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Why I'm Listening To John Chambers' Dire Warning
Patrick Hubbard, Head Geek & Director of Technical Product Marketing, SolarWindsCommentary
The final keynote by Cisco's former CEO reeked of fire and brimstone. But do regular IT pros need to worry about an impending IT apocalypse?
By Patrick Hubbard Head Geek & Director of Technical Product Marketing, SolarWinds,
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Networking Career: How To Make It To The Big League
Lee Badman, Network Engineer & Wireless Technical LeadCommentary
Networking pros who want to make the leap from a small shop to a big network environment can learn from how our newest network engineer got the job.
By Lee Badman Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead,
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The Evolution Of The System Administrator
Network Computing Editors, Commentary
Today is System Administrator Appreciation Day. Join us in celebrating these unsung IT heroes and take a look at how much the role has changed through the years.
By Network Computing Editors ,
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VMware Certifications To Boost Your Data Center Skills
Network Computing Editors,
Specialized training in virtualization, cloud, and virtual networks is becoming increasingly important for infrastructure professionals. VMware certifications like the VCAP and VCDX can help hone your skills.
By Network Computing Editors ,
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Ensuring IT Project Success
Azmi Jafarey, Network Computing AuthorCommentary
Two simple questions can help keep IT projects on track by spotting issues and addressing them early on.
By Azmi Jafarey Network Computing Author,
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Bringing Network And Security Teams Together
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark ReadingNews
SolarWinds ThwackCamp tackles the age-old grudge match between security and networking staff.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading,
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3 Ways To Enable Hybrid Cloud
Colm Keegan, Senior Analyst, Enterprise Strategy GroupCommentary
As organizations continue to adopt cloud services, IT teams can make themselves valuable by facilitating the move towards a hybrid cloud model.
By Colm Keegan Senior Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group,
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Selecting Storage: Start With Requirements
Greg Schulz, Founder & Senior Analyst, StorageIOCommentary
There are lots of buzzwords on the storage scene these days. But don't even think about buying in until you truly understand your business' storage needs.
By Greg Schulz Founder & Senior Analyst, StorageIO,
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The Hottest IT Skills And Salaries
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
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.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief,
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Virtualization Administrator: 6 Key Skills
Kong Yang, Head Geek and Sr. Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWindsCommentary
If you're trying to get up to speed on virtualization technology, here are six areas to focus on to accelerate your journey.
By Kong Yang Head Geek and Sr. Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWinds,
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11 Top Resources For Women in Technology
Crystal Bedell, freelance writer
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.
By Crystal Bedell freelance writer,
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Shadow IT: Not Taking Over Yet
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
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.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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Ethernet Standards Ramp Up For Faster IT
Susan Fogarty, Editor in ChiefNews
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.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief,
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