Originally Posted by mullet
Very true, I still think certs trump a degree in the IT field but I am no expert.
Experience trumps all. Most of our guys here can do some amazing things and yet they don't have certs for it.
Once we get back from South Korea and get adjusted, I should have a solid idea of whether I want to advance in project work (setting up networks, servers, etc) or to go into the field of security. Security has always peaked my interest but I've never really taken the first step to doing it.
For years, I've been the "Backup and Monitoring Solutions Guy", and although the company depends strictly on me for this type of stuff, it's still boring. Time to shift gears!