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Network Administrator

A person who manages a communications network within an organisation. Responsibilities include network security, installing new applications, distributing software upgrades, monitoring daily activity, enforcing licensing agreements, developing a storage management program and providing for routine backups.

network administrator

A person who manages a local area communications network (LAN) or wide area network (WAN) for an organization. Responsibilities include network security, installing new hardware and applications, monitoring software upgrades and daily activity, enforcing licensing agreements, developing a storage management program and providing for routine backups, not to mention ensuring that it is up and running all the time. Some headache! See system administrator, WAN administrator, system development life cycle, job descriptions and salary survey.

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0, a major upgrade to the patent pending software solution that enables network administrators to enforce the security principle of Least Privilege on Windows desktops via Microsoft's Group Policy change and configuration management system.
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By giving network administrators a single point of configuration control, ConfigSENTRY prevents many configuration-related network problems while generating significant operational cost savings.
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Network administrators can enable automatic top-up of SkypeOut credits to individual Skype accounts and centrally manage company invoices.

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