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What Would a Faster Python Iteration Mean for Programmers?

What Would a Faster Python Iteration Mean for Programmers?

Python is already a top-five programming language in terms of number of users around the world. It is also second only to JavaScript as the most sought-after language hiring managers are looking for in their developing teams. Powerful and flexible, Python is often...

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Four Ways Intent-Based Networking Is Transforming Enterprise IT

Four Ways Intent-Based Networking Is Transforming Enterprise IT

When Gartner flags up a new trend in technology as “the next big thing”, the world usually takes notice. When the market analyst picked out intent-based networking as ‘one to watch’ back in 2017, it was a concept that only a select group of specialists working in...

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IT Salary Shifts Show Where Firms’ Post-COVID Priorities Lie

IT Salary Shifts Show Where Firms’ Post-COVID Priorities Lie

The Robert Half Salary Guide is one of the biggest annual surveys of remuneration and in-work benefits in the UK. This year’s report is of particular interest because the big question on everyone’s lips is, of course, what impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on pay...

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The Challenges and Benefits of Container Security

The Challenges and Benefits of Container Security

Containers are an increasingly popular feature of enterprise IT architecture because they bring a number of benefits to the table, mostly in terms of application development and deployment. Because of the way they abstract specific functions of an application from...

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The Post-COVID Skills Demands Facing Data Centre Operators

The Post-COVID Skills Demands Facing Data Centre Operators

Shortly before the COVID-19 pandemic struck, a study carried out by data centre equipment supplier Vertiv found that less than a third of data centre operators (29%) felt they were able to meet current demands. Just 11% felt they were in a position to respond to...

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How Edge Computing is Bridging the OT/IT Divide

How Edge Computing is Bridging the OT/IT Divide

Definitions of the Internet of Things (IoT) often focus on connectivity and the fact that it involves adding isolated electronic devices to large-scale networks - hence the ‘internet’ in the name. But whether we’re talking about ‘smart’ heating systems or kitchen...

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