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IT Career Crisis Management: Five Lucrative Areas

Sep 01, 2009, 20:35 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steve Andriole)


Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers

"Will you be doing network management, PC deployment, break and fix, server maintenance, applications development, sitting behind a help desk, plodding through data in search of business intelligence (BI) – or what?

"And where will you be doing whatever it is you end up doing?

"The trends are very clear, so listen up. While there will always be a tremendous need to “run the engine” – keep operational technology going – where that takes place is changing dramatically. Providers are leaving the vertical corporate nests for outsourcer opportunities. This is not all bad for internal IT professionals who work in infrastructure. Their jobs will not go away, they will just move. Sometimes they’ll move down the street; sometimes they’ll move across the planet."

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