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Data-center training, recruitment need to change to meet staffing demands

Data-center training, recruitment need to change to meet staffing demands

As demand for data-center capacity has surged, owners and operators are struggling to keep pace on the employee side. Improved outreach, more creative approaches to recruitment, and better training and education opportunities are needed to ensure the data-centers can meet the “astronomical anticipated demand” for skilled people, said Rhonda Ascierto, vice president of research at Uptime […]

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Arista embraces segmentation as part of its zero-trust security

Arista embraces segmentation as part of its zero-trust security

Arista has expanded its security software to let customers control authorized network access and communication between groups from the data center to the cloud. The new software, Macro-Segmentation Service (MSS)-Group, expands the company’s MSS security-software family, which currently includes MSS Firewall for setting security policies across customer edge, data-center and campus networks. Additionally, the company’s MSS Host […]

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Cisco adds to its Nexus data-center-management software

Cisco adds to its Nexus data-center-management software

Cisco has added support for traditional network environments to the company’s recently available data center-management console. Introduced in October, Cisco’s Nexus Dashboard melds a number of Cisco’s on-premises, cloud and hybrid fabric-management tools into a single interface to administer application lifecycles from provisioning to maintenance and optimization. The idea is that the dashboard provides a central platform for […]

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