Networking Certs and Careers

  • June 02, 2015 02 Jun'15

    UC as a service saves the day when disaster strikes

    No enterprise is immune to disaster. Whether it's a burst water main or a Category 1 hurricane, there are a number of scenarios that could prevent employees from coming to the office and using the applications and tools they rely on to do their jobs...

  • June 01, 2015 01 Jun'15

    Will IT generalists replace network engineering jobs?

    Network engineering jobs have moved from crimping cable to managing traffic between VMs. Software-everything means another seismic shift. Is the network engineer still relevant?

  • May 01, 2015 01 May'15

    IT talent shortage may be a misperception

    The perceived IT shortage of talent may be exaggerated; natural biases and hiring processes seem to be ruling out appropriate candidates.

  • October 09, 2014 09 Oct'14

    Median networking salary grew in '14, but money isn't all that matters

    While networking pros are happy with their compensation, they also want to keep their skills current by working with new technology.

  • September 25, 2014 25 Sep'14

    Cisco Modeling Labs, a network simulator with real IOS router images

    Cisco Modeling Labs is a network simulator that uses real IOS images. Engineers can design, test and troubleshoot networks in software.

  • August 01, 2014 01 Aug'14

    CCNP update, IoT to highlight new Cisco certs

    Cisco launched a bevy of new career certifications, including a CCNP update and training in industrial networking, network programmability and IT-business interaction.

  • August 01, 2014 01 Aug'14

    Context makes network security policy smarter, but not easier

    Traditional approaches to network security are no longer sufficient to combat today's advanced threats. Attacks now target users and applications, and experts say an approach called context-aware security is essential to the defense. That's because ...

  • June 03, 2014 03 Jun'14

    Engineers envision a messy future if ISPs win Net neutrality debate

    Network engineers predict the FCC's proposed Net neutrality rules won't work. The public may have to reclaim the Internet's last mile.

  • June 03, 2014 03 Jun'14

    Network engineers on Net neutrality debate: Protect 'Open Internet'

    In debating Net neutrality, the FCC needs to recognize that Internet service providers are both utilities and monopolies, network engineers say.

  • May 15, 2014 15 May'14

    Campaigns emerge to attract more women to careers in IT

    With more men continuing to outnumber women in IT careers, new campaigns launch to boost the visibility of tech careers as an option for women.

  • May 08, 2014 08 May'14

    Computer science education should include wireless networking classes

    Aruba introduced the Mobility Academy, a curriculum for wireless networking classes to help fill the mobility gap in computer science education.

  • April 03, 2014 03 Apr'14

    How the next, hot new technology era offers opportunities for IT

    The age of fabrication provides lessons for IT departments to create innovative products to drive business and make their department stand out.