Virtualization

CCIE relevancy: Is Cisco's venerable network certification on top of programmability, automation trends?

The Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (CCIE) certification is a career pinnacle for many network professionals. But not everyone thinks it's worth the investment in time and money.

Exec: How SDN, SD-WAN, security fit in VMware's strategy

VMware networking and security chief Tom Gillis looks at competing with Cisco and how company will bolster NSX and more.

Five questions to ask before shopping for CDN services

Content delivery networks have been around for more than a decade, but many enterprises are taking a new look at the perks and specialization that today’s CDN services have to offer.

VMware preps milestone NSX release for enterprise-cloud push

VMware's NSX-T 2.4 includes network-configuration automation, management and security among 100 new features to better support corporate hybrid and multi-cloud environments.

How to move to a disruptive network technology with minimal disruption

Emerging network technologies such as SDN, SD-WAN and intent-based networking promise to improve service and streamline operations, but don't let the transition process throw a wrench into existing activities.

Why 5G is a major game changer for cloud computing

The data transmission rates that 5G proposes to bring – (upto 20 GBPS, that’s 20 times what 4G ever promised) – were unimaginable even a few years ago.

10 IT skills paying the highest premiums today

From ERP and compliance to data visualization, these 10 IT skills grew the most in market value over the past year, according to data from Foote Partners.

Sharding: What it is and why many blockchain protocols rely on it

Sharding could be the key to allowing blockchains to scale, while maintaining the privacy and security features that make the distributed ledger technology so hot. But there are hurdles that need to be addressed.

Linux Foundation backs a group to boost edge networking

A new group called LF Edge is pushing for an open unified framework that will promote plug-and-play interoperability, cloud provisioning, other streamlining to improve edge networks.

HR Voices: Hottest skills for the tech sector in 2019

UX designers, extreme programmers, big data engineers, AI and natural language processing experts and data scientists will be in-demand in 2019, reveal recruiters in India.