Networking careers and certifications
- August 09, 2018
When it comes to SDN careers and training, the impetus is on vendors, enterprises and individual network professionals to create and pursue training and certification opportunities.
- May 24, 2018
New IDC survey on digital transformation's effects on future IT staffing outline technology trends affecting IT hiring and 20 roles that emphasize need for expanded skill sets.
- April 11, 2018
MEF worked with The Linux Foundation and ETSI to develop an NFV and SDN certification to focus on related knowledge and skills. Meantime, MEF published specs for its Presto APIs.
- 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.
- May 24, 2017
An engineer criticizes how Cisco handled the abrupt cancellation of the CCDE exam; find out why WannaCry will continue to reap despair.
- 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.
- April 07, 2017
The latest Cisco certification programs are for IT professionals working with the vendor's Digital Network Architecture.
- January 17, 2017
Cisco certification changes, effective in January, mean trainees will need to focus more on data center and analytics topics.
- December 01, 2016
From teaching Shakespeare's Sonnet 18 to taking on a major SD-WAN technology deployment: Senior engineer Phil Gervasi shares the major career pivot that brought him to networking.
- 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.
- August 10, 2016
This week, bloggers look into enterprise network architect qualifications, Oracle's cloud game plan and how companies view insider threats versus threats inside.
- June 07, 2016
From the SDN blogosphere: One network pro says coding will prove critical in the network engineering careers of tomorrow; another shares advice on software-defined security.
- May 18, 2016
Cisco announces a CCNA update for routing and switching designed to embrace virtualization and SDN in training and testing.
- April 01, 2016
Behind every great application is a great network, and this is especially true for the Internet of Things. Its futuristic use cases often sound like something out of a science-fiction movie, and it takes a fast, reliable and