- IT Automation Jobs Require Cross-Platform Skills (Dice). With growing complexity of IT, Dice is seeing increasing demand for engineers "who can tie it all together."
- Software-Defined Networking Is The Next Virtualization Bubble
(IT Jungle). Morgan argues that separating and externalizing a switch/router's forwarding and control planes will have a similarly disruptive effect for networking as the hypervisor had for servers.
- /r/sysadmin: What's In Your Backpack? (Reddit). Bonus points for bag/backpack recommendations.
- Complete Cloud Survey, Win An iPad (Citrix et al). Take the "Cloud Computing Outlook Survey" presented by Citrix, Zenoss, BitNami, Xen, and Puppet Labs for a chance to win an iPad.