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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.
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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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Data Disconnect, Data Overload
Thomas LaRock, Head Geek, SolarWindsCommentary
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.
By Thomas LaRock Head Geek, SolarWinds,
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CIOs And Security: Time To Rethink The Processes?
Paul Korzeniowski, Commentary
Businesses need to develop new security responses to address gigantic attacks, and the CIO is in the best position to lead the way.
By Paul Korzeniowski ,
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Pros & Cons Of Technology Leadership
Doug Hazelman, Chief Evangelist, Veeam SoftwareCommentary
Being the first vendor to support a new platform or the top vendor based on revenue can be a good thing, but also carries risks.
By Doug Hazelman Chief Evangelist, Veeam Software,
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Cisco Certifications To Kickstart Your Career
Network Computing Editors,
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.
By Network Computing Editors ,
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Networking Pros Enjoy New Resources At Cisco Live
Anthony Mattke, Senior Network EngineerCommentary
New educational focuses at Cisco Live -- including DevNet, virtual labs, and mentoring -- show the impact of SDN and the shifting role of the networking professional.
By Anthony Mattke Senior Network Engineer,
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