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February 24, 2010  2:13 PM

IT job market laughs courtesy of Google Reader



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
career advice, Networking

As I was skimming through stories from the RSS feed of a competing publication, I came across these two sequential headlines: "Want a job? Get a Computer Science Degree" and "Boeing prepares to cut to cut nearly 800 IT workers" Talk about mixed messages. But that's what this economy has...

February 18, 2010  12:10 PM

IBM to fold Intelliden into Tivoli behemoth



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
CA, cloud computing networks, IBM, Intelliden, IT management software, mergers & acquisitions, network automation, network change and configuration management, Network management, Tivoli

IBM gobbled up Intelliden this week. Intelliden bills itself as a provider of "intelligent network automation solutions." Basically it provides  automation around network-based compliance and network change...


February 10, 2010  11:51 AM

ManageEngine: SolarWinds is turning to the Dark Side.



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
BMC, CA, HP, IBM, IT management software, ManageEngine, mergers & acquisitions, Network management, SolarWinds, storage management, Virtualization

ManageEngine, an IT management software...


February 4, 2010  10:51 AM

‘Save Dynamips’ Facebook group pops up in support of Cisco IOS emulator



Posted by: Jessica Scarpati
Cisco certification, cisco gear, free tools, Routers

So, you heard that


February 3, 2010  2:25 PM

Network admin paychecks: How’s yours looking?



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
career, career advice, Networking

Computer Economics has published its new IT salary report, which claims the average IT worker will see just a 1.8% raise in 2010. That's pretty rough.  But in an age where many people are seeing their...


January 29, 2010  4:50 PM

Solarwinds offers up free network configuration tool



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
CLI, command line interface, free tools, network configuration, network configuration management, Network management, Routers, SolarWinds, switches

For those of you who don't have a full-fledged network configuration and change management (NCCM) system, Solarwinds released a free tool this week that could make your lives a little easier. It's called


January 25, 2010  5:26 PM

Will you architect yourself out of a job with cloud computing?



Posted by: rivkalittle
arista, Cisco, cloud computing network infrastructure, douglas gourlay, flat networks, kevin tolly, network engineers

We’ve heard all of the reasons why enterprises will move toward a cloud computing model (for networking read: less network to manage for better performing apps and accessible storage, plus simpler architecture). But there is very little talk about why networking teams (and their systems...


January 22, 2010  11:00 PM

Cisco router into space passes first in-orbit networking test



Posted by: Jessica Scarpati
Cisco, Routers

Cisco Systems got word earlier this week that the IP router it launched into space in November...


January 13, 2010  4:33 PM

Cisco HP battle heats up in China and in the channel



Posted by: rivkalittle
Cisco China market; Cisco restructuring; Cisco Greater China Theater; HP-3Com acquisition; Cisco-HP battle

Cisco’s move to restructure its Asian operations


January 12, 2010  6:23 PM

Nothing’s free? How about a community lab to experiment with Cisco gear



Posted by: rivkalittle
cisco gear, computer networking education, packet life community lab

Free education? What a concept. Packet Life blogger extraordinaire (also a network engineer) Jeremy Stretch has built a community lab that enables users to experiment with a host of networking devices. The


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