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Are new Cisco certs too much? Network pros react

Major changes to Cisco's certification program emphasize network programming, automation.

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IT Career Roadmap: Infrastructure software manager

A new and growing title in IT, infrastructure software manager is becoming a vital role for organizations, especially those embarking on digital transformations.

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Is hybrid cloud certification right for you?

Hybrid cloud training can help enterprise IT professionals who are trying to optimize private and public cloud resources.

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How network pros acquire skills for SDN, programmable networks

Changing networks require changing skills. Learn how some IT pros are developing network programming skills to navigate the shift to software-defined networking (SDN) and respond to the increasing complexity of IT infrastructure...

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Survey: Data-center staffing shortage remains challenging

Building public awareness and achieving workforce diversity will help data-center operators contend with skills shortage, says Uptime Institute.

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Cisco launches a developer-community cert program

Cisco has revamped some of its most critical certification and career-development programs in an effort to address the emerging software-oriented-network environment.

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How to staff the hybrid cloud

IT leaders share their advice for getting network and infrastructure teams ready for hybrid cloud environments.

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Most data center workers happy with their jobs -- despite the heavy demands

An Informa Engage and Data Center Knowledge survey finds data center workers are content with their jobs, so much so they would encourage their children to go into that line of work.

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CIO Leadership Live with Bob Fecteau, former CIO at SAIC | Ep 23

Bob Fecteau, former CIO at SAIC, and host Maryfran Johnson discuss why you should run IT like a business, how to turn IT from the department of "no" to the department of "how," and much more.

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Gender diversity in IT: How companies are getting tangible results | TECH(talk)

How much progress has been made in gender diversity in the tech field in the past few years? CIO writer Sharon Florentine, who frequently blogs about women in IT, talks with hosts Juliet Beauchamp and Ken Mingis about companies that...

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Is Cisco's CCIE certificate relevant anymore?

The Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (CCIE) certification is a career pinnacle for many network professionals. But not everyone thinks it's worth the investment in time and money.

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IoT security plans: 3 things you must include

For Internet of Things (IoT) implementations to succeed, network and security professionals need to create an IoT security roadmap that includes these three things.

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CIO Leadership Live with Kristie Grinnell, CIO & VP IT at General Dynamics Information Technology | Ep 21

Kristie Grinnell, CIO & VP Information Technology & Supply Chain at General Dynamics Information Technology, and Maryfran Johnson get together to discuss the use of AI in military missions, the importance of data governance, the...

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IDG CMO Perspectives: Jim Williams, VP Marketing, BlueCat

Jim Williams, VP Marketing of BlueCat, discusses how content is the new advertising in this edition of IDG CMO Perspectives. During the conversation with Rob O’Regan, global content director with IDG Communications, he also discusses...

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Coding, cloud skills are most in demand for network pros

To get ahead, network and data-center professionals should study up on "infrastructure as code" and capitalize on whatever cloud experience they can acquire.

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How to boost collaboration between network and security teams

IT executives differ on whether network and security pros should work on separate or integrated teams, but they agree collaboration is key.

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CIO Leadership Live with Vince Kellen, CIO at University of California, San Diego | Ep 17

In this episode, host Maryfran Johnson talks with Vince Kellen, CIO, University of California at San Diego, about data science, cloud computing and the future of the online learning space.

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What network pros need to know about IoT

The impact of IoT on data centers will be staggering, experts says. Here are four essential things network professionals will need to know before they get started.

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What’s hot in network certifications

As organizations look to next-gen architectures like multi-cloud and SDN, network professionals are getting a leg up with software-fluent certifications. Are they worth it?

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Gartner: Top 10 2019 tech trends you should know

AI, augmented analytics, quantum computing, and blockchain are among technologies that soon could dominate the IT landscape, according to Gartner’s annual Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends.

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