Data centre IT skill shortages are set to intensify as most operators continue to struggle with staffing issues. According to a recent survey by Uptime Institute, this shortage is being driven by an aging workforce in this sector, as well as it being heavily male dominated.
SD-WAN - News, Features, and Slideshows
I finally delivered four large boxes with nearly 1,000 CDs inside to my local library, some as old as 33 years. Back then, I did a similar decluttering with my cassettes and vinyl, except for a few select albums like an original release of Dark Side of the Moon.
Disruptive innovation in infrastructure is on the rise, and nowhere is that more evident than in the Software Defined Networking movement. But while much of the SDN discussion has focused on the data center, the better initial use case might be in the wide area network. One advocate of that approach is Michael Elmore, IT Senior Director of the Enterprise Network Engineering Infrastructure Group at Cigna, a global health service company headquartered in Bloomfield, Connecticut. Michael is also on the board of Open Network Users Group (ONUG). Network World Editor in Chief John Dix asked Elmore to participate in an email-based Q&A to explore the promise of Software Defined WANS.
Whitepapers about SD-WAN
Incorporating path control in your WAN is a critical first step along the way to deploying a full SD-WAN solution. This whitepaper looks at how you can use dynamic tools to shortcut the complex configurations and expenditures of time and resources to ultimately efficiently utilise the hybrid links that may already be deployed in the network.