Rick Hobbs
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  • Aston,
  • Pennsylvania,
  • United States
Member Since: 2005/11/07
Industry: Computer & IT
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Mount Pleasant High School
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1968 – 1973
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Full Biography

Working with computers and electronics since 1973.  Began working on X86 and UNIX systems in 1984.  Novell certified reseller in 1986.  HP-UX Star Technical certified. Novell NetWare 5 CNE.  Sun Solaris Competency 2000 certified.  Misc. hardware certifications IBM, Compaq, HP, SUN, etc.  Currently freelance consultant in Lower PA, Northern DE area working with Windows 2008, Windows SBS 2008, Windows 2003, Windows SBS 2003 , Windows 2000, Windows XP, All Office versions, Cisco routers and firewalls, Citrix Metaframe and Citrix Access Gateway, Intrusion detection systems and analysis, and backup solutions, software and hardware.  Trend, Symantec, Sophos, Kaspersky, and Mcafee anti-virus, anti-spy, and malware installation, management, and remedial action support for small to medium sized businesses.  

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Current: Level 22
Rick needs 54,842 points to level up.
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    6
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    5
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    4
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    3
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    3
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    3
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    3
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    3
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    3
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    3
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    3
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    3
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    3
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    3
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    3
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    3
  • Email Servers
    3
  • Networking Protocols
    2
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    2
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    2
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    2
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    2
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    2
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    2
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