10 recession-proof IT jobs
Get these skills to keep your data centre career on track
By Beth Schultz | Network World US | Published: 17:37, 09 February 10
With so many data centre skills to hone, this is indeed an opportunistic time for IT professionals. Andreas Antonopoulos, senior vice president with Nemertes Research recommends gaining new skills to sharpen your CV. "So for those out of a job, one of the things to think about is taking a new direction and really focus on the exciting things happening in IT," he says. "That's my message of hope."
A foundational technology for state-of-the-art IT infrastructures, virtualisation skills almost go without saying.
Rick King, CTO at Thomson Reuters, Legal, in Minnesota, puts it this way: "Today people who have spent a lot of time with virtualisation technologies can pretty much work any place they want undefined and that will be true for some period of time, until almost all data centres are running almost everything in a virtual environment."