In Pictures: IT toolbox for the iPad

In case of emergency, tap these handy tools for network and server admins

iPad apps for IT survival

When I get frantic calls from my users at random times, I turn to the assistant that's always by my side: my iPad. With so many good technical apps available for the iPad, I can use the tablet to manage my servers from just about anywhere I can get Wi-Fi. This collection of iPad apps includes remote access, network diagnostics, documentation, and other tools I’ve been using for the last couple years. It certainly isn’t one-size-fits-all, but it has been extremely useful to me. It’s all you need for those minor changes -- to reset a password, unlock a user account, add a firewall exception, create a new SSL-VPN user, and more.

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