Hamilton Barnes at Cisco Live Barcelona 2019

The Networking Event of the year took place this year in Barcelona and as a Recruitment Consultancy specialising in this niche space, we had to be there. Alas, not all of the HB team could attend this fantastic event, so we sent George, James and Chris over to Cisco Live Barcelona along with thousands more […]

10 Achievable ‘Work’ New Year Resolutions

When talking to people about New Year Resolutions, so many people I speak to will either say ‘I don’t believe in New Year resolutions, if I want to change something about myself, improve, give something up or take something up, I’ll do it when I want, not because its’s January’. Other people will answer with […]

Which Cloud certifications should I take?

Here at Hamilton Barnes, we are not only interested in the Networking Professionals who are looking for new positions today, but we arealso interested in the Networking Professionals of tomorrow. We have beenvisiting universities around the UK advising the future graduates on how to goabout finding their first jobs in the world of Networking.  During […]

The Future of Unified Communications

  When looking at the history of network architecture, video and voice were separate services.  With them both becoming part of the network architecture, the landscape of how we communicate business to business, employee to employee was radically changed. We now engage daily using these extremely comprehensive communication systems, internally and externally using, voice, video, […]

How to be an Ethical Hacker.

Do you want to be an ‘Ethical Hacker’? What certifications do you need, what jobs are available and how much is the salary? A few years back, I remember working with a client who worked in the Networking Security space, who specifically worked with high-security military defence systems. They had a requirement for what they […]

An insight into ADVA Optical Networking, Ensemble with CTO Prayson Pate

We had a conversation with Prayson Pate who is the CTO of the Ensemble division at ADVA Optical Networking.    ADVA Optical Networking is a telecommunications vendor that provides network equipment for data, storage, voice and video services.  ADVA Optical Networking has a global workforce of over 1,800 employees and its Fiber Service Platform has been deployed […]

How do we get girls interested in Technology?

We have previously discussed the gender pay gap and the general lack of women working in the Tech industry. It has been suggested that companies need to look at employing women into the technical positions, and positions of seniority and those who are already in the space should be supporting one another as women.  However, […]