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10 year-end tasks for network administrators

(Rick Vanover, TechRepublic) With 2010 coming to a close, this is a great time to get things in shape for next year. Here are some tips to help you get ready for 2011.

1. Use up that remaining budget
2. Get your software and hardware maintenance up to date
3. Check for obsolete components
4. Check for powered off systems
5. Rearrange racks and servers
6. Updates BIOS, firmware, versions
7. Chase down the old operating systems
8. Organize workspace and tools
9. Organize software installations
10. Get connected

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