I've been in the IT industry since 1997, when I worked part-time as a senior in high school for a ISP, building and repairing PCs.
I continued working all through college, moving into network installations at schools and small businesses, using NT and Netware. I eventually took over the ISP, a small dial-up service with 5 POPs spread about 4 counties, and managed it's operations for some time.
After graduating college I entered into medium sized enterprises managing large Microsoft based networks, ending up in my current position maintaining a large web services operation running on Linux, Solaris and IBM i.
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