Big data and the changing role of the IT professional

In today’s enterprise IT environment, the traditional IT professional that would be shuffling through cables, managing and racking up physical servers, and interacting with networking equipment via a command line interface is disappearing.

The role is either evolving or needs to evolve to a professional that understands the challenges, complexities and business value of technologies and concepts such as big data, cloud-based infrastructure and services, containers, software defined networking and network virtualization, just to mention a few.

Author: Carlos E. Caicedo Bastidas


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