So I'm relatively new to the whole virtualization idea, but I've been learning a lot, however I have a few questions regarding networking. (And being a networking student I would love any... [by EBrown]
There is a forum for Virtualization and Cloud, but virtualization is just one of many cloud technologies and I could easily see people having questions about block storage, networking, object storage or even billing, not to mention some of the newer technologies that are still in their infancy.
For years, the traditional model in networking was for much of the work to be done in hardware. But with the rise of cloud computing and virtualization, and the need for networks to become more agile and flexible than ever, a trend is beginning to take hold to take networking in the same direction that computing has gone.
Demand for IT pros with virtualization and networking skills is rising faster than businesses can find qualified employees. This reality is likely the impetus behind a partnership between Cisco Systems and EMC to step into the void and offer technical education solutions in the areas of cloud architecture, virtualization, storage, data center networking and data science.