Survey of network engineers finds them uncomfortable with their ability to support high-quality VoIP service.
Network engineers are concerned that enterprise networks are not ready to handle voice over IP traffic--and worse, they aren't sure they have the skills to make the situation better.
Not surprisingly, NWC's technology editors had a lot to say about this survey. Editors Mike Fratto, Sean Ginevan and Frank Bulk discuss the issues over on the NWC Blog. Says Fratto: "It's not so much the impact of VoIP on the network, but the network's impact on VoIP, and it is only going to get more difficult.". Read the entire discussion now.
Those are among the conclusions from a survey of 273 network engineers across the United States fielded by network testing vendor Network Instruments.
Jeremy Schulman, founder of Schprockits, a network automation startup operating in stealth mode, joins us to explore whether networking professionals all need to learn programming in order to remain employed.