As the networking sector moves forward at breakneck speed, professionals in this field should take advantage of every training and development opportunity that comes their way, especially when it’s free. Network management software company WildPackets is offering just such an opportunity with a new series of webinars on the fundamentals of the industry and some of the emerging key issues.
“We just kicked it off last week, and it’s going to run indefinitely. We’ve got a schedule up for the next two months on five different topics,” said John Bennett, vice president of marketing for WildPackets. The company’s series—titled “Making Networks Smarter”—began with a webinar of the same name. It covers basic networking issues such as troubleshooting. “That’s sort of an overview of the other topics we’re presenting,” Bennett said.
Other webinars include Application Analysis: Meeting User-and CIO-Expectations, Deploying and Maintaining VoIP, Forensic Analysis for Networks and Total Wi-Fi Analysis: Everything You Need to Troubleshoot WLANs. The target audience for these sessions ranges from network admins to security managers to compliance officers. “They’re designed to be stand-alone, but it wouldn’t surprise me if people attended more than one,” Bennett said. “When I’ve put together seminar series like this in the past, that’s what I find. I think a lot of people are looking for information—free, good information—and Web seminars are a really convenient way of getting that information.”
The topics of these webinars, which are based on case studies involving real customers and real data, are designed…
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