Wherever IT professionals gather, you can witness the rise of a new machine. Look through the windows of an InteropNet NOC, for instance, and it's clear that the Mac has become the darling of the networking crowd. After all, with good old Unix under the hood, Mac OS X makes an excellent network troubleshooting tool.
Of course, there are plenty of other ways an IT pro can put the Mac to good use. Allow me to share some of the networking, server administration, and other tools that I've collected over the years to help me do my job better.