Networking Trends Paper:  In this long 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:

  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Network Design Trends
  • Management Trends
  • Summary/Conclusion
  • References

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.

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This is Long Paper, Required about 8-10 Pages including one title page, one abstract page, one reference page and 6-7 pages of contents. Please try to introduce at least one graph or table to make this paper long.