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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.
October 18, 2016
The rapid evolution of data centers and cloud hinges on these 10 key IT trends, from hybrid infrastructures to IoT and smartly managing capacity -- and new IT roles to manage it all.
May 10, 2016
As companies increasingly seek full-stack developers, IT operations specialists must find new ways to add value and remain relevant.
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.
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Information technology (IT) is the use of any computers, storage, networking and other physical devices, infrastructure and processes to create, process, store, secure and exchange all forms of electronic data. Continue Reading
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The role of a data center professional is changing in the face of cloud, the internet of things and evolving security. One hiring manager talks about the changes and why admins need broader skill sets. Continue Reading
Edge computing, colocation, cloud and IT staffing issues lead the way as industry analysts make their predictions for the future of data centers into 2018 and beyond. Continue Reading
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Before your organization can reap the benefits of open source, it's important to understand your options and map out a plan that will guarantee success. Continue Reading
IT operations professionals with accumulated skills in application management, cloud migration or security enforcement could make a forward move to one of these specialist roles. Continue Reading
A learning curve for IT staff -- especially around automation, scripting and APIs -- is a major hurdle during SDDC deployment. Is your data center team ready to make the move? Continue Reading
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In a world full of data-aware this and internet-connected that, deep IT administrator skills should be more in-demand than ever. Continue Reading
David Giambruno is leading his team toward an SDDC architecture -- for the second time. In this Q&A, Shutterstock's new CIO shares his greatest challenges and lessons learned. Continue Reading
Head into 2016 with a positive outlook, a plan for new projects, and a well-rounded set of data center skills. Continue Reading