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Bridging the broadband gap: Connecting the truly last internet mile

Thanks to the coronavirus, we reply on the internet more than ever. By and large, it's held up well, but some underserved areas are suffering more than ever. What is and can be done for internet access beyond the cities?


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Career roadmap: DevOps engineer

The increased need for faster application delivery, higher productivity of businesses, and elimination of unnecessary capital expenditures in IT are expected to accelerate the market and the need for highly qualified DevOps engineers...


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Is there a private 5G network in your company's future?

The continuing build out of 5G networks has made it available to many users, although expect it to be another 1-2 years before it is ubiquitous. But, there are stopgap alternatives.


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The new edge in edge computing

The Linux Foundation says networking, edge computing will overtake cloud computing by 2025. Why? And, exactly what will this new edge-based computing world look like?


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Google, Facebook, SpaceX battle to connect remote workers

The coronavirus crisis is driving employees out of the cities and into remote areas where bandwidth is low or nonexistent. Google, Facebook, SpaceX and others all have a dog in this fight.


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CIO's Guide to COVID-19

With the novel COVID-19 coronavirus refusing to abate in hotspots around the world, the editors of CIO.com compiled a collection of resources to help IT mangers navigate the pandemic now and into 2021.


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Episode 5: Your Ultimate Guide to LinkedIn for Personal Branding

Podcast Episode 5: Listen now as author and TEDx speaker Sandra Long shares expert advice on leveraging this social business network to grow your professional reputation and build a supportive community of colleagues and friends.


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How to manage contracts in a multi-cloud environment

One management challenge of a multi-cloud environment is how to handle all the contracts that come with using multiple providers and services.


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Tech Resume Library: 17 downloadable templates for IT pros

A well-crafted resume will attract recruiters, HR pros and hiring managers, but getting it just right is a daunting task. To jump start the process, Insider Pro has assembled this collection of real resumes revamped by professional...


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IoT roundup: Ripple20 effects and mitigations, more COVID-focused IoT, research on risky devices

This week’s IoT news includes the biggest set of IoT vulnerabilities yet, Broadcom’s sell-off of its IoT wing, and a report detailing the riskiest types of IoT devices.


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How RPA helps organizations deal with a global crisis

The coronavirus has caused priorities to shift. There is a new focus on automation tools that can be rapidly deployed to decrease costs, support the remote execution of business processes and build resilience.


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Apple WWDC 2020: The challenges IT must prepare for

The countdown is on for IT departments to prepare for iOS and iPadOS 14, macOS Big Sur and Macs running on Apple silicon.


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15 hot tech skills getting hotter -- no certification required

Employers are apt to invest more often in cash premiums for noncertified tech skills compared to certifications. Here are a few they’re coveting the most now and going forward.


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Why coronavirus contact tracing apps are failing

Security, yes. But the biggest problem to adoption is staring us all in the mirror. Here's what that means for you and your organization.


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How to negotiate a cloud SLA

It is essential to ensure that providers make good on their enterprise-level commitments related to service and performance, that’s where the cloud service-level agreement, or SLA, comes in.