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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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10 Questions To Ask Your SDN Vendor
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
Avoid making mistakes in your SDN deployment by asking SDN vendors the right questions.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading,
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Cisco Live Recap: Change (And Rock 'n Roll) Was In The Air
Ed Weadon, Senior Network EngineerCommentary
Networking pros at Cisco Live witnessed changing leadership and new technology, along with the usual technical deep dives and killer entertainment.
By Ed Weadon Senior Network Engineer,
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Cisco Live: The Real Experience
David Varnum, Manager of Network Engineering
Network engineer David Varnum shares his thoughts and snapshots of the annual conference/party/geekfest sponsored by Cisco.
By David Varnum Manager of Network Engineering,
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Cisco Live: Chambers Passes Baton To Robbins
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
Networking pros bid longtime CEO John Chambers a fond farewell at Cisco Live as Chuck Robbins prepares to replace him.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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What IT Can Learn From Hollywood
Mike Moore, CIO, Virtual InstrumentsCommentary
The film industry has undergone a dramatic shift in how movies are made, and IT management can benefit from a similar transformation.
By Mike Moore CIO, Virtual Instruments,
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Tim Cook: Customers, Not Companies, Should Control Their Data
Nathan Eddy, Freelance WriterCommentary
Apple CEO Tim Cook told a crowd that consumer data should be theirs to keep and not used to make businesses money. He targeted Google and Facebook without mentioning them.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer,
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Lab Carries SDN-Based Software From Concept To Reality
Susan Fogarty, Editor in ChiefNews
Gencore Systems took advantage of Juniper Networks' OpenLab facility to test and bring to market new cloud analysis software that relies on SDN.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief,
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Tech Jobs: 12 Killer Locations
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
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.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief,
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9 Cool, Free Summer Classes For Tech Pros
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
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.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief,
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8 Hot Online Colleges For IT Pros
Network Computing Editors, Education
Check out these colleges and universities that offer online IT courses and degrees to help keep your tech skills and knowledge fresh.
By Network Computing Editors ,
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IT Management: Are You Old School Or New School?
Kong Yang, Head Geek and Sr. Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWindsCommentary
IT management flounders today in the midst of a dramatic shift in mindset and process. That's evident in the tension between old school IT know-how versus new school IT policy.
By Kong Yang Head Geek and Sr. Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWinds,
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Cisco Recruits Surprising Chambers Successor
Susan Fogarty, Editor in ChiefNews
Cisco revealed that Chuck Robbins will step in as its next CEO, replacing industry fixture John Chambers.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief,
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Interop In Action
Network Computing, CommentaryVideo
Interop Las Vegas heats up this week with presentations, products and camaraderie on the show floor.
By Network Computing ,
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