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Highest paid IT certifications command $130K+

Certifications from Cisco, Nutanix, VMware, and cloud providers pay enough to land on Skillsoft’s ranking of most lucrative tech skills.

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Survey: Outages, staffing challenge data centers

Data center operators are working to increase IT infrastructure reliability, keep key talent from being poached, and stay ahead of environmental regulations, Uptime Institute reports.

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AWS, Harvard collaborate to advance quantum networking

The AWS Center for Quantum Networking (CQN) and Harvard’s Quantum Initiative (HQI) group will team to cultivate projects to develop quantum memories, integrated photonics, and quantum applications that could help underpin future...

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How many jobs are available in technology?

The latest CompTIA jobs report found that the unemployment rate for the tech industry jumped in August, with the majority of new job postings for emerging tech positions. Meanwhile, remote-work positions have become a permanent part...

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Cloud networking certs: Which is right for you?

AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud offer career-boosting certifications in cloud networking.

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8 certifications to prepare for hybrid and multi-cloud

Networking pros can expand their roles in enterprise cloud endeavors – and advance their careers – by getting certified for hybrid and multi-cloud skills.

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Cisco adds to network training lineup with Cisco U. launch

New educational unit lets network pros follow goal-based learning paths to earn Cisco certifications or build specific skill sets to prepare for new roles.


How to deal with network-operations brain drain

If you can’t find qualified candidates for NetOps jobs, automate what you can, and hire someone smart and willing to learn who can train for the job you need filled.

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9 hot jobs in the evolving data center

Data-center pros looking to ride technology waves toward more secure careers need both technical and people skills.

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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

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Cisco DevNet certs jump 50%, fanned by network automation

Cisco’s DevNet certifications emphasize network programing, automation, and application-development skills.

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Access denied: Always check for protocol compatibility

It’s easy to overlook, but when devices can’t be accessed, make sure they’re both working with the same protocol versions.

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Gartner: Diversity, equity and inclusion is key to better I&O teams

Infrastructure and operations technology needs to be less brittle and more agile, and DEI can help.

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Cisco CCIE certification explained

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert demonstrates an advanced understanding of networking principles plus specialized expertise in an area such as enterprise infrastructure, wireless, data center, security, and collaboration.

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Gartner: Top strategic predictions for 2022 and beyond

Expect the unexpected – that’s one element of Gartner's top strategic predictions for 2022 and beyond, presented this week at the firm’s annual IT Symposium/Xpo Americas.

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Gartner says IT spending to top $4 trillion in 2022

Gartner says IT budgets are growing at the fastest clip in 10 years, fueled by purchases of infrastructure software and devices.

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What to expect from SASE certifications

Free and fee-based SASE certifications are cropping up from vendors including Cato Networks, Netskope and Versa Networks. Are they worth the effort?

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Gartner: IT skills shortage hobbles cloud, edge, automation growth

IT executives have plans to invest in emerging technologies despite the challenge of finding IT pros with the right training.

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