Microsoft’s “walled garden” approach to its products has gone the way of the dodo (and we don’t miss it). Microsoft is now embracing open source in ways that both surprise and delight. We explore how Microsoft’s new openness is changing how IT pros go about their work with Microsoft products.
This week, we discussed the widespread growth of software-defined networking and how it could be creeping into an office near you, if it isn’t already there. Learn the basics of SDN and how it’s going to make your networking career a whole lot easier.
Even with growing competition in the virtualization market, VMware holds a unique position as an innovator and is among the first to use specific software-defined data center technologies. With a growing need for efficiency, speed, and security, VMware is constantly advancing its SDDC to maintain it’s status as a forerunner and its hold on the SDN market.
The recent surge in software-defined networking infiltrating enterprises and service network leaves admins considering whether or not their career is in jeopardy. We offer a list of jobs that you can start thinking about today that showcase an understanding of this new process that might just be here to stay.
Successful network admins should explore all of the potential that software-defined networking can offer, both to optimize the total cost of ownership for an organization and help accomplish so much more with fewer people. Learn about the customization opportunities, increased speed, and overall affordability that you can achieve with SDN.
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Microsoft is equipping its primary server product with features that support software-defined networking. A focus on virtual network elements like the Hyper-V virtual switch and gateways make Windows Server 2016 run that much smoother. Read up on the latest additions to Server 2016 that are going to take your networking game to the next level.
Software-defined networking centralizes and simplifies control of enterprise network management. The main premise of SDN is to help networks keep pace with a growing speed of change. We discuss some of the key benefits of SDN and why it might be worth thinking about for the future of your organization.
To celebrate our newest course on installing network cabling and devices, we explored the physical infrastructure of the internet, both how to put it together and install it, as well as career advice for those without significant cabling experience, and fascinating facts about device and technology breakthroughs.
The tubes of the internet are varied and vast, from the cables that lie at the bottom of the ocean, to the multi-million dollar private pathways of high-speed trading firms. We explore the biggest and smallest, deepest and tallest, and overall strangest network connections that keep the web worldwide.