Networking

Why networking certifications no longer matter

For decades, earning networking certifications has been an important career-building step. With certain trends within the networking industry, though, I believe many of these certifications will soon no longer matter. Networking certifications grew in importance for two reasons. First, the certification industry emerged because networking vendors did such a poor job designing their user interfaces. […]

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Why might you need wired connections for smart home networking?

Best answer: A smart home needs a fast and reliable internet connection to work its very best. Signal drops and dead zones can drive a need for wired networking options for smart home appliances and the devices that control them. Build out a mesh network with wired hubs to make sure your smart home works when […]

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Taiwan networking device, server makers to see stable profits in 2Q19 after lowering China capacity

Some of Taiwan’s networking device and server makes are expected to see their sales stablize starting the second quarter of 2019 after their earnings were weighed down in the first quarter by increased costs for relocating production lines from China back to Taiwan or to Southeast Asia, according to industry sources. Networking device suppliers, including […]

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4 Easy Scripts For Making Real Connections At Networking Events

At a networking event, the difference between spending an awkward hour swapping business cards and a career-changing hour making genuine connections is actually pretty small. “It comes down to having the right words,” says Selena Soo. Selena Soo is a publicist and marketing strategist and a seven-figure business owner. She built her successful business the good […]

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The benefits of open source networking for enterprise IT

Open source software has proved its benefits for various aspects of the IT community in terms of costs, agility and flexibility. Open source networking software is in its early stages of deployment among enterprises. Meantime, hyperscale cloud providers and the largest service providers have made effective use of open source networking. It is standard in […]

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Virtual Emulation Knows No Bounds for Networking Design Verification

With the remarkable surge in demand for connectivity, the internet has become the communications highway for billions of users. According to “Internet Live Stats,” 4.2 billion people traveled the internet in 2019. That’s about 55% of the world’s population, and the amount of traffic generated by this connected population is truly staggering. The vast web […]