Major changes to Cisco's certification program shows that software skills are set to play a more prominent role in the network engineering curriculum.
Stories by Sandra Gittlen
Cisco's certifications are changing to emphasise areas such as network programmability, multi-cloud, IoT, SD-WAN and software.
After years of shifting applications to the public cloud, enterprises realise it’s not the right fit for every app and are pulling some back to private clouds.
IoT deployments are fueling investments in edge computing infrastructure, including edge gateways and hyperconverged infrastructure.
IT leaders share their advice for getting network and infrastructure teams ready for hybrid cloud environments.
If enterprises have defined their disaster recovery needs and validated vendor capabilities, DRaaS can make it easier to weather service outages
There's both art and science to predictive analytics in a security setting, early adopters say.
Companies including MITRE are looking at privileged access and how to better lock it down -- without stopping employees from doing their jobs.
When it comes to shutting down out-of-date, risky or unnecessary applications, James Gordon, vice president of technology and operations at Needham Bank, doesn't mess around.
Sophisticated marketing initiatives that rely heavily on analytics and back-end systems integration are inspiring IT and marketing pros to collaborate more closely.
Want to promote harmony between marketing and IT? Try these steps.
Big-name companies including General Electric and Best Western are maturing their social marketing programs and integrating social metrics with back-end systems.
From writing dated, irrelevant job descriptions to accepting a less-than-ideal candidate because the work is piling up, classic hiring mistakes are just waiting to trip up managers.
Adding a competitive component to enterprise software improves adoption and real-time decision-making, gamification advocates say.
While gamification - the use of game mechanics within applications - is catching hold, simulations, which mimic real-world scenarios, are still a hot market for organizations.