Networking Trends Paper: In this paper, you will research and report on network design and management trends over the last three years (present year minus
2) in the areas of virtualization, security, hardware, network management tools, software defined networking, and wireless. Choose, at least, three areas and
explain the general trend and trends within two subsets of the area (i.e., security has subsets of physical, perimeter, monitoring) over the last three years. Use
at least one figure from Google Trends showing a trend discussed in your paper.
Required Section Headings:
Network Design Trends
Remember to support your statements with factual information (i.e., attribution/citations). In addition, material from the course textbook or the textbook’s
author(s) cannot comprise more than 25% of the sourced and/or quoted material.
The paper must following the formatting guidelines in The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (2020), (7th ed.), and contain, at
least, five scholarly/peer-reviewed references, five to seven pages of content, and a reference page. In addition, the paper will be submitted through the
Turnitin originality-checking tool. More APA assistance can be found at the Purdue University Online Writing Lab (Links to an external site.). In addition, the
WilmU Student Success Center’s website (Links to an external site.) contains more resources related to APA Formatting, Grammar, and Research Writing.
Google Trends – This website presents current Google trends.
Networking Trends: World According to Google Video