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Network Administrator

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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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Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) said it has released the Cisco CCNA Video and Cisco Video Network Specialist certifications.
This is a great and very innovative proposal that has the potential to change our computer-virus-fighting strategies" comments network specialist Albert-Laszlo Barabaisi of Harvard University and the University of Notre Dame in Indiana.
Under the new policy, BCBSAZ customers must select a BCBSAZ HMO network specialist.
The checklist, which appeared first in the American Institute of CPAs newsletter, InfoTech Update, was compiled by Donald Hunt, CPA, a network specialist and partner of Anderson Hunt & Co.
Ciena([R]) Corporation (NASDAQ:CIEN), the network specialist, today announced that RENATER, the national research and education network in France, has deployed the CN 4200[TM] FlexSelect([TM]) Advanced Services Platform across the organization's new metropolitan area network (MAN) in Paris.
Ciena([R]) Corporation (NASDAQ: CIEN), the network specialist, today announced that Hargray Communications, an independent operating company (IOC) serving residential and business customers in areas of South Carolina and Georgia, has deployed the Company's CN 4200[TM] FlexSelect([TM]) Advanced Services Platform to upgrade its existing SONET network with multiservice, programmable DWDM transport and aggregation technology that dramatically increases its network capacity for VOD, HDTV, metro Ethernet and other high-bandwidth services.
Ciena([R]) Corporation (NASDAQ:CIEN), the network specialist, today announced that Verizon Business is delivering its first highly-resilient mesh network based on Ciena CoreDirector([R]) Multiservice Optical Switches across its terrestrial and undersea cable network to offer unsurpassed reliability to multinational business and government customers.
Ciena([R]) Corporation (NASDAQ:CIEN), the network specialist, today announced it is partnering with MIT Lincoln Laboratory and the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) to upgrade the Boston South Network (BoSSNET) - an applications and network test bed for researching high bandwidth (10s of Gbps per wavelength), long reach (approx.
Ciena([R]) Corporation (NASDAQ: CIEN), the network specialist, today announced that David Peed has been named Vice President and Managing Director of Ciena Government Solutions, Inc.
Ciena([R]) Corporation (NASDAQ: CIEN), the network specialist, today announced its Data Migration Managed Service (DMMS), a flexible, short-term solution for enterprise data migration needs built around Ciena's award winning CN 2000[TM] Storage Extension Platform and ON-Center([R]) Network Management Suite.
Ciena([R]) Corporation (NASDAQ:CIEND*), the network specialist, today announced research collaboration with the University of Tennessee at Knoxville to automate configuration and provisioning of lightpaths in support of grid computing applications.
MADRID, Spain -- Ciena([R]) Corporation (NASDAQ: CIEND*), the network specialist, and Swisscom today announced Carrier Ethernet certification for Swisscom's Carrier Optical Service (COS) and Ciena's optical Ethernet platforms - the CN 4200[TM] FlexSelect([TM]) Advanced Services Platform and CN 2300[TM] Managed Optical Services Multiplexer - that power COS.