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September 26, 2017
Citizen data scientists are now equipped with tools like low-code platforms, AI and automation and are revolutionizing the world of IT. Learn what this means for you.
April 21, 2017
The ONUG Spring 2017 conference includes sessions with market-leading cloud providers, like Amazon and Microsoft, addressing barriers to enterprise cloud adoption.
January 12, 2017
This week, bloggers look into network device configuration, the tools the next generation of network engineers will require and security scalability.
March 16, 2016
In this week's blogs roundup, an engineer argues that network engineers shouldn't all become network programmers, and a blogger says Cisco's Enterprise NFV will help simplify branch offices.
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Intent-based networking offers engineers intriguing network automation benefits, if it can deliver on promises and separate itself from the hype. Continue Reading
Current networking trends like software-defined technology, cloud and virtualization are shaping the direction of the enterprise. Companies are provisioning more workloads to the cloud as they assess costs associated with replacing expensive equipment. Software-defined technology and virtualization are being used to create new tools around network performance, analytics and monitoring. Enterprises are moving in these directions; however, they are doing so in measured steps, trying to mitigate associated risks.
Current networking trends also are forcing schools to rethink their networking curriculum. Some networking programs have been reluctant to introduce topics around software-defined networking and virtual networks, but other educators have recognized the need for their students to learn a broader range of subjects as these technologies continue to be implemented.
And, finally, as the current networking trends change, so too do the roles of network engineers. Where engineers were focused solely on IT, today, they have more opportunities to explore the strategic and creative aspects of networking architecture. Building skill sets through a range of certifications aids network engineers seeking varied career paths.Continue Reading
Networking trends like cloud computing, virtualization and SDN continue to shape enterprise strategy while managers eye potential for IoT and data analytics. Continue Reading
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Network simplification is emerging as the latest industry buzzword, but what exactly does it mean? Continue Reading
After years at a provider -- where she helped install cell towers during the 3G-to-4G transition -- an Army-trained network engineer tackles a new challenge in the enterprise: SDN. Continue Reading
Network engineers who have focused primarily on honing their routing and switching skills say having limited network security training is no longer adequate. Continue Reading
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Too much information? No such thing. Engineer James Ott says network monitoring tool PRTG allows him to anticipate device failures before they occur. Continue Reading
A network engineer job description will vary. Primarily, it depends on whether the job focuses on engineering a new network or on running a network that already exists. Continue Reading
It can take one to three months to install a private WAN connection at a new branch office. For many enterprises, that’s just not acceptable anymore. Continue Reading