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Networking Career: Taking the Road Less Traveled
Commentary  |  2/23/2018
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The traditional certification route for NetOps is giving way to automation and coding skills. ...

Troubleshooting a Medical System
Commentary  |  2/22/2018
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Peter Welcher reflects on the system engineer role and IoT after troubleshooting for a hospital. ...

Ansible for Network Automation Tutorial
Commentary  |  2/22/2018
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In this excerpt from "Practical Network Automation," learn how to get started with Ansible for networking. ...

How to Begin Integrating AI into Data Center Operations
News  |  2/21/2018
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Data center automation is inevitable. Here's how to do it right from the beginning. ...

Taking IT Automation to the Next Level
Commentary  |  2/21/2018
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Process and tool simplification will help IT teams become more integrated into everyday business. ...

WiFi Design: Practical Shortcuts
Commentary  |  2/20/2018
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If you are faced with a tight budget or other constraints, you can still deploy a WLAN that meets most business requirements. ...

Why IT Dashboards Fail
Commentary  |  2/16/2018
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Most dashboards today don't tell the story behind the data. ...

The 802.11ax Race Is On
Commentary  |  2/15/2018
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A primer on the new wireless standard as Aerohive announces the first 802.11ax access point. ...

Wireshark Captures with Dumpcap
Commentary  |  2/15/2018
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In this video, learn how to use a dumpcap utility that streamlines scheduling of packet captures. ...

Cisco Report: A Story of Cloud Endings and Beginnings
Commentary  |  2/14/2018
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Some aspects of the cloud, such as migrations, are coming to a close, but new avenues are opening. ...

Navigating the Evolving SD-WAN Market
Commentary  |  2/13/2018
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Learn about deployment options and other considerations for choosing software-defined WAN. ...

What NVMe over Fabrics Means for Data Storage
Commentary  |  2/09/2018
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NVMe-oF will speed adoption of Non-Volatile Memory Express in the data center. ...

Amazon Route 53: Concepts and Configurations
Commentary  |  2/09/2018
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In this excerpt from "Practical AWS Networking," learn about Amazon's DNS service. ...

Companies Overlook Soft Skills Development for IT Pros
News  |  2/08/2018
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Study reveals lack of focus on communications, leadership skills for tech workers. ...

Converged Infrastructure Gaining Ground in Federal Agencies
Commentary  |  2/08/2018
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MeriTalk research highlights federal interest in integrated technology, but also security concerns. ...

Meltdown, Spectre Create Data Center Dilemma
Commentary  |  2/07/2018
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CPU flaws raise capacity and cost concerns for data center operators. ...

Gartner: Don't Rely on Network Vendors for Innovation
News  |  2/06/2018
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Enterprise network teams are "unwilling co-conspirators" in holding back network transformation, research firm says. ...

Full-Stack Engineer: 3 Key Skills
News  |  2/06/2018
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Interop ITX expert Scott Lowe explains the growing demand for infrastructure generalists. ...

Why Network Automation Isn't a Job Killer
Commentary  |  2/02/2018
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The value of automating network operations isn't in cutting staffing costs. ...

3 Bad Habits NetOps Should Avoid
Commentary  |  2/01/2018
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Don't make these mistakes when adopting DevOps for production network automation and orchestration. ...

How Flash Storage Supports Broadway Video's 4K Growth
Commentary  |  2/01/2018
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All-flash system enables fast, cost-effective production for entertainment and media company. ...

Is Networking Becoming a Commodity?
Commentary  |  1/31/2018
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In this video, Russ White looks at the future for network engineers as routers and switches become commodities. ...

How Spectre and Meltdown Impact Data Center Storage
Commentary  |  1/29/2018
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Chris Evans assesses the storage-related fallout from the CPU vulnerabilities. ...

Cisco Acquires Secure Hyperconvergence Startup
News  |  1/26/2018
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Skyport Systems deal bolsters Cisco's hybrid cloud security expertise. ...

How IT Storage Professionals Can Thrive In 2018
Commentary  |  1/26/2018
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Storage pros who embrace a broader role in the enterprise will succeed. ...