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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.
June 08, 2017
The latest Cisco recertification program adds continuing education as an option to keeping the CCIE and CCDE current. But the cost of courses will make the offering expensive.
November 01, 2016
When traditional voice engineering went the way of the dinosaurs, many of its practitioners had to evolve.
October 03, 2016
Despite old school ways, academic tides slowly turn in SDN's favor -- as textbooks and instructors recognize network programming is here to stay.
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A network engineer is a technology professional who has the necessary skills to plan, implement and oversee the computer networks that support in-house voice, data, video and wireless network services. Continue Reading
Each organization approaches SDN training with its own strategy depending on its motivation and requirements. Here are some pointers to consider. Continue Reading
Learn how one former network design consultant made a major career change, leaving her position at a vendor and landing her dream job in the enterprise. Continue Reading
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Part two of this information security certificate guide looks at vendor-neutral intermediate certifications for IT professionals interested in midlevel positions. Continue Reading
This series looks at the top information security certifications for IT professionals. Part one reviews basic, vendor-neutral certifications for entry-level positions. Continue Reading
A network specialist needs to have knowledge of SD-WAN, Cisco's NX-OS and other technologies, but they also must study the business side of the job, one IT pro says. Continue Reading
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As IT architecture shifts and cloud computing grows, some IT departments may have outdated IT technical skills. How can IT departments close the skills gap? 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
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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
When it comes to programming languages, is it better to become an expert in one or a jack-of-all-trades? Networking pro Will Murrell recommends familiarizing yourself with three. Continue Reading
Network architect Teren Bryson gives SearchNetworking readers an early peek into Cisco's forthcoming Cisco Modeling Lab. Continue Reading