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As IT hiring ramps up in 2014, many job market experts are predicting a tech talent shortage. And certainly among the hot skill sets security, Big Data, .NET and Java developers, project managers, business analysts and anyone with cloud or mobile experience you can expect to see some sort of talent war, says Matthew Ripaldi, senior vice-president at Modis, a global provider of IT staffing services.
Westmont College in Santa Barbara, Calif., was the first school in the country to deploy an all-802.11n network when, four years ago, it rolled out 290 Meraki access points to bring nearly complete coverage to dorms, classrooms and campus buildings.
In 2006, Santa Clara University began rolling out a Wi-Fi network as a way to supplement the school's existing production network. The initial deployment consisted of about 800 Cisco Aironet 1131 a/b/g/ access points and Cisco WiSM controllers. As expansion or renovation projects occurred, the school added some 802.11n access points, but until recently 90% of the roughly 70 buildings on campus were equipped with the older, slower technology.
When users complain that an application is slow or when customers abandon online sessions without buying anything, the cause of the problem is often elusive and mysterious. You know that the network connections are tight and the servers are humming, but the problem persists.
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What does 2014 hold for CIOs? According to our research results, CIOs expect to continue to control the IT budget, see shadow IT as a looming concern are closely aligned with other business executives. (Download the PDF.)