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Should You Be in Networking?

Our previous item points out that IT has been relatively recession-proof of late. But if you really want to avoid economic catastrophe, you might want to go into networking. There are currently some 60,000 networking jobs unfilled, according to IDC.

I was scratching my head over this, 'til I remembered a couple of huge trends. VoIP and unified communications both rely on powerful, efficient networks. And as Web applications take off, the networks to access them must have enough capacity and reliability.

Are you seeing this in your shop? Share your experiences by writing dbarney@redmondmag.com.

Posted by Doug Barney on 08/13/2008 at 1:15 PM


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