What to carry in your sysadmin toolkit


IT pro Jerry Smith got the ball rolling when he offered his list of the most useful items in a well-stocked sysadmin toolkit. TechRepublic members had plenty suggestions of their own. This gallery features the original list and the most popular suggestions from members. Here are Jerry's picks:

First, the 15” Macbook Pro is my undisputed weapon of choice. This isn’t a Mac vs. PC piece so whatever laptop you carry is fine. The longer the battery lasts the better and an additional power supply is definitely a must have.


By Jerry Smith

Jerry Smith is an IT Pro with over 15 years experience. He currently is a Systems Engineer for a leading SaaS firm in Birmingham, AL.