Scott McDermott

Network Engineer

Scott McDermott is a technologist with over 20 years of experience in IT. He works with small enterprise data centers, routing, switching, security, and wireless. He wears lots of hats, but is particularly fond of wireless networking and network design. His background includes both Windows and UNIX system administration, but he is mostly in recovery now, focusing on the network side of the house. He enjoys a good packet capture, mentoring others, and passing certification exams.

You can also visit my blog: http://www.mostlynetworks.com/


March 17, 2014


Why I Certify

3 min read

I’m a addicted to certifications. I’ve always been good at taking tests, but I didn’t realize how rewarding it could be until relatively recently. I had been in IT for 15 years as a sysadmin and certification had never seemed valuable to me. In 2009, I made the shift from working primarily as a System […]