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15-1152.00 — Computer Network Support Specialists

The current Tools and Technology examples for this occupation are listed below. Please add your suggested examples to the appropriate category. When you are finished, click the Send Feedback button at the bottom of this page.


Access servers
  • Remote access servers
Circuit tester
  • Continuity testers
  • Test lights
Computer servers
  • Caching engines
  • Network address translation NAT appliances
Hard disk arrays
  • Redundant array of independent disks RAID systems
Laser fax machine
  • Laser facsimile machines
Mainframe computers
Network analyzers
  • Asynchronous transfer mode ATM analyzers
  • Cisco Systems Cisco Application Visibility and Management AVM Traffic Collector
  • Communications analyzers
  • Fabric analyzers
  • Fibre channel protocol analyzers
  • Port analyzer adapters
  • Synchronous optical network SONET analyzers
  • T-Birds
  • Throughput testers
Notebook computers
  • Laptop computers
Personal computers
  • Copy machines
Power meters
  • Powerline monitors
Server load balancer
  • Load balancers
Voltage or current meters
  • Cable testers


Access software
  • Citrix
Administration software
  • Cisco Systems CiscoWorks
  • Cisco Systems CiscoWorks LAN Management Solution
  • Hewlett-Packard HP Network Node Manager
  • ifconfig
  • ipconfig
  • SolarWinds
Backup or archival software
  • EMC NetWorker
  • NovaStor NovaBACKUP
  • Roxio Retrospect
  • Symantec Veritas NetBackup
  • Tape backup system software
Communications server software
  • IBM Domino
Computer aided design CAD software
  • Network design software
Configuration management software
  • Application management software
  • Automated installation software
  • EMC Ionix Network Configuration Manager
  • Microsoft Windows Sysprep
  • Patch and update management software
Customer relationship management CRM software
Data base management system software
  • Database management software
  • MySQL
Data base user interface and query software
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft SQL Server
Desktop communications software
  • Remote control software
  • Symantec pcAnywhere
Development environment software
  • Microsoft PowerShell
  • Microsoft Visual Basic
  • Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition VBScript
  • Ruby
Document management software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Acrobat
Electronic mail software
  • IBM Notes
  • Microsoft Exchange Server
Enterprise application integration software
  • BMC Software Control-M
  • IBM Websphere
Enterprise system management software
  • IBM Power Systems software
Filesystem software
  • File server software
  • IBM Tivoli NetView Distribution Manager
Graphics or photo imaging software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Flash
Helpdesk or call center software
  • BMC Software Remedy IT Service Management Suite
Internet directory services software
  • Microsoft Active Directory
  • Novell eDirectory
Network monitoring software
  • Arping
  • B&W Port Scanner
  • BitWizard B.V. mtr
  • Cisco Systems Cisco NetFlow Collection Engine
  • Cisco Systems Cisco Traffic Analyzer
  • Clarified Networks Clarified Analyzer
  • Colasoft Capsa Enterprise
  • Colasoft Capsa Free
  • Compuware ClientVantage Agentless Monitoring
  • Congruity Technologies Inspector
  • Dartware InterMapper
  • Dig
  • Ethereal
  • Ettercap NG
  • Fluke Networks Enterprise LANMeter
  • LogMatrix NerveCenter
  • Microsoft Network Monitor
  • nbtstat
  • NetScout Sniffer Global Analyzer
  • NetScout Sniffer Portable Professional Analyzer
  • netstat
  • Network Instruments Observer Standard
  • ngrep
  • Nslookup
  • OPNET SP Sentinel
  • Oracle Solaris Snoop
  • Packet analyzers
  • Port scanners
  • Route
  • Tcpdump
  • Traceroute
  • WildPackets OmniPeek Network Analyzer
  • Wireshark
  • Zabbix
Network operating system enhancement software
  • Traffic shapers
Network security and virtual private network VPN equipment software
  • Firewall software
  • Network intrusion detection software
  • Virtual private networking VPN software
Network security or virtual private network VPN management software
  • IBM Security Network Intrusion Prevention System
  • Intrusion prevention system IPS
  • Network and system vulnerability assessment software
  • NIKSUN NetDetector
  • Security incident management software
  • Sonicwall SonicOS Enhanced
Object or component oriented development software
  • Oracle Java
  • Practical extraction and reporting language Perl
  • Python
Office suite software
  • Microsoft Office
Operating system software
  • Apple Macintosh OS
  • Bash
  • BlackBerry Enterprise Server
  • Hewlett Packard HP-UX
  • Job control language JCL
  • Linux
  • Microsoft Hyper-V Server
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Microsoft Windows PowerShell
  • Oracle Solaris
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • UNIX
Platform interconnectivity software
  • Connectivity software
Presentation software
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
Program testing software
  • Load testing software
Project management software
  • Bentley ProjectWise
  • Microsoft Project
  • Microsoft SharePoint
  • Project planning software
Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
Storage networking software
  • EMC Symmetrix DMX
  • Storage area network SAN software
Transaction security and virus protection software
  • Anti-spyware software
  • Antivirus software
  • Encryption software
  • McAfee
  • Packet filter software
  • Ping Identity
  • Root kit detection software
  • Symantec
  • Symantec Norton Antivirus
Transaction server software
  • Customer information control system CICS
  • Microsoft Internet Information Services IIS
Web platform development software
  • Apache Tomcat
  • LAMP Stack
Word processing software
  • Microsoft Word

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