Is This the Age of the Network Para-Professional?

With more networks being distributed to the edge and installed remotely to support IoT, there is an emerging need for non-IT workers to locally maintain and supervise these networks.

There are paralegals and paramedics. Both provide critical skills and have the ability to tackle many routine tasks so that attorneys or doctors don't have to do them, even though these paras are not as fully trained or licensed to practice in those professions.

Now with the steady deployment of networks and edge equipment to remote reaches of the enterprise, the idea of the para-professional is pertinent to IT, too.

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