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September 04, 2014
VMware says future NSX certifications establish the beginning of a network virtualization career path for network and server pros alike.
August 07, 2014
In separate surveys, Infonetics Research and Juniper find enterprises are ready to adopt SDN, but wholesale rip-and-replace is a long way off.
August 01, 2014
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 ...
July 21, 2014
With SDN and DevOps, IT teams will shift control of the network to collaborative teams of virtualization, server, application and network pros. This will shrink network teams and force network pros to reposition themselves.
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Networking pros don't need to become code monkeys, but a little network programming can go a long way toward advancing their careers. Continue Reading
Interop keynote panelists tackled the importance of SDN automation and abstraction, as well as common challenges regarding SDN deployment. Continue Reading
VMware has revised their cloud, data center virtualization and end-user computing programs, in addition to developing a network virtualization one. Continue Reading
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OpenDaylight's Hydrogen code release is not for production networks. You still need vendors for that. Instead, this is a chance to learn SDN. Continue Reading
Brocade now offers two SDN certification credentials focused on its virtual router product platform. Here's what you need to know. Continue Reading
Programmable networks will bring automation and change the role of the networking pro, so it's important to consider the SDN impact on IT employees. Continue Reading
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Most networking pros won't need to become programmers to survive. SDN will expand the network engineer's job description, not invalidate it. Continue Reading
When evaluating SDN technology, consider buying from SDN startups, which may be more nimble and innovative than traditional hardware vendors. Continue Reading
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David Goldberg explains the origins of OpenDaylight controller code and offers resources for developers looking to learn more about the existing code base. Continue Reading