You can be useful to your salary owner by understanding whats happening in the wider market. I use the example of understanding TLS 1.2/1.3 to explain why L4/L5/App firewalls are losing their value.
If your job requires communication with non-technical roles (Mgrs, PMs, Execs) knowing about these trends and how they force vendors to behave is valuable. Technology exists in the context of market forces and IT vendors will respond to them. Rarely a vendor might even create something that drives market in a new direction. These should factor into your purchasing and design . . .
This Members Only Content but its in the Free Tier.
So What’s In The Free Tier of Ignition Membership
We are working a variety of content. A course on network design principles, or a how-to guide on packet capture and analysis, or an introduction to automation for networking. The focus is advanced design, strategy and analysis to support your career.
We always have an eye to the future, we’ll continue to focus on emerging technologies, industry developments, and new ideas in networking and IT. Greg Ferro will be analysing the trends, strategies and movement
We’ll have ideas for member-only podcasts, white papers, and digital downloads, some created by the Packet Pushers team and some by experts in their fields.
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