Cloud expertise and security know-how remain critical in building today’s networks, and these skills pay top dollar, according to Skillsoft’s annual ranking of the most valuable IT certifications. Demand for talent continues to outweigh supply.
IT organizations that invest in observability tools can recover services faster, remediate security events sooner, and identify the impact of incidents better, according to Splunk’s annual observability research.
IT inventory and asset management virtual appliance can now discover cloud components.
Integrated capabilities can enable network managers to automate OS upgrades, network configuration updates, and multiple levels of remediation.
Networking and security teams are consolidating or being asked by management to improve collaboration between the two groups.
Security and cloud connectivity requirements are driving today’s SD-WAN buying decisions, according to Gartner, while AI networking support and full-stack SASE capabilities will differentiate vendor offerings down the road.
Mullvad’s privacy VPN capabilities coupled with Tailscale peer-to-peer mesh connections can provide secure internet browsing from any location while preserving user anonymity.
Enterprises see the benefits of adopting observability tools, but lack of budget, increased network complexity, and staff burnout represent hurdles to success, according to SolarWinds research.