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Seven Shifts That Will Define The Next-Generation Networking Professional

Macro Technology Trends Are Redefining The Role

April 11th, 2019
With contributors:
Renee Taylor-Huot , Christopher Voce , Shayna Neuburg


In the emerging software-driven world, the 30-year-old approach of managing the network by command-line interface has hit the end of the road. Many networking professionals wonder if software is making them obsolete and if there is a future for their profession. In reality, the role is going in an exciting new direction with new opportunities that are core to the business. This report helps infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals prepare themselves to capture this opportunity.

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