Data center jobs and staffing and professional development
- September 01, 2017
The emergence of converged and hyper-converged infrastructure has increased the role of data center generalists, which leaves a question about the role of specialists.
- May 09, 2016
IT organizations should get ready to cede some budgetary control to business units, as software -- and software developers -- become key agents of commerce.
- April 04, 2016
Plenty of tools exist to ease the technical challenges of DevOps, but you can't abstract away or automate cultural requirements like teamwork and trust.
- March 28, 2016
When a 47-year-old mainframe programmer is one of the youngest in his department, it's clear more efforts are needed to attract young IT pros to careers in mainframes.
- December 30, 2015
Data center teams modernized and adapted throughout 2015, with help -- and hindrance -- from major changes in the IT industry, which ranged from new job demands to transitions among providers.
- December 01, 2015
While virtualization, networking, IT management, and backup and storage remained in the top-five list of IT tasks again this year, another area crept up the list.
- November 24, 2015
Now more than ever, data centers need creative employees to adapt and outwit problems for a more efficient, reliable IT infrastructure.
- October 20, 2015
Traditional IT employees need to understand the big business picture and what the cloud offers to remain relevant.
- October 19, 2015
Dell will become a much bigger company following the purchase of EMC and VMware, begging the question of how it will match up against a newly split HP.
- October 07, 2015
IBM Watson continues to push the envelope for what can be done with technology and some fear the cognitive computing system will push IT pros out of a job.
- September 22, 2015
Largely vendor-driven IT certifications decreased in value for a seven-year stretch, until a recent turnaround, with security getting a renewed focus.
- September 18, 2015
Icelanders are fond of saying they're a "new" country -- and they're developing a new data center industry from scratch as well.
- September 17, 2015
A leaner, more nimble HP Enterprise will have as many as 30,000 fewer employees after the company splits in November.
- September 14, 2015
IT jobs are being filled at the highest rate away from some of the traditional technology hotspots -- including many Midwestern states.
- July 17, 2015
Big data creates a big test for enterprises: finding the right employees who can meld the technology and business needs in a way to make the data useful.