• Setting up user accounts and permissions
  • Email administration, including account setup and quotas
  • Forwarding
  • Calendars
  • Syncing with PDAs
  • Security updates, including anti-spam and antivirus updates
  • Installation and configuration of backup systems and software
  • Setting up printers and other peripherals
  • Maintaining current peripherals
  • Network profile and system documentation

Network administration is about doing a thousand different things that aid the core of your business but might fall outside your primary competency. You wouldn’t waste time polishing the floors or catering your own business meals – why waste time on something else you aren’t an expert in?

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