Bob Violino

Contributing writer

Bob Violino is a freelance writer who covers a variety of technology and business topics.

8 certifications to prepare for hybrid and multi-cloud

7 emerging network jobs that could boost your career

7 emerging network jobs that could boost your career

Hot trends such as cloud, edge and remote work, plus new approaches including SASE, SD-WAN and ZTNA, are reshaping network job titles and skills requirements

5 SD-WAN gotchas to avoid

5 SD-WAN gotchas to avoid

SD-WANs can help enterprises to manage increasingly complex and diverse network infrastructures at a lower cost, but there are pitfalls to avoid.

The 5 big DNS attacks and how to mitigate them

The 5 big DNS attacks and how to mitigate them

Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) and strict access controls can help organizations defend against DNS attacks

Edge computing: 5 potential pitfalls

Edge computing: 5 potential pitfalls

Edge computing has many upsides including better near-real-time response and analytics for IoT, but it’s far from plug and play.

IoT helps make return-to-work safer

IoT helps make return-to-work safer

Employers talk about how IoT is enabling contact tracing, monitoring air quality, and enforcing rules about social distancing as workers go back to the office post-quarantine.

Career roadmap: cloud architect

Career roadmap: cloud architect

A vital part of digital transformation efforts, demand for cloud architects is expected to grow, with forecasters suggesting it could be one of the 10 most in-demand technology jobs for 2020. Here’s a look at what it takes to become a...

How to prep for becoming an IoT leader

How to prep for becoming an IoT leader

IT professionals aim to gain IoT knowledge and take on leadership roles as their organizations deploy more connected devices and build the infrastructure to support them.

IoT adds smarts to IT asset monitoring

IoT adds smarts to IT asset monitoring

Organizations are using IoT sensors to monitor equipment performance and environmental conditions in data centers.

IoT and AI boost Volvo Trucks vehicle connectivity

IoT and AI boost Volvo Trucks vehicle connectivity

Volvo Trucks North America is using IoT and advanced analytics to improve vehicle diagnostics, streamline maintenance, and help fleet operators keep their trucks on the road.

What 5G promises for IoT

What 5G promises for IoT

Right away 5G looks promising for high-density IoT deployments, but future releases of the cellular technology have even greater potential.

How to manage contracts in a multi-cloud environment

How to manage contracts in a multi-cloud environment

One management challenge of a multi-cloud environment is how to handle all the contracts that come with using multiple providers and services.

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