You may have noticed you don't always understand what your Network Administrator tells you.
You'll ask a question, and the response will be confusing and full of jargon. I've started a handy little reference to help you decipher what your resident geek is really saying.
When your Network Administrator says: I've analyzed our disk space availability and through proactive deduplication efforts have reduced storage overhead by 20%.
He means: I finally deleted those old log files.
When your Network Administrator says: Reboot, and I'll be over to check out your problem in a minute.
He means: I'm hoping a reboot fixes that problem, because I have no idea and I really have to go to the bathroom.
When your Network Administrator says: The phone in the server room doesn't work, so just take a message for me if anyone calls.
He means: I unplugged the phone in the server room, which is where I'm heading because it's quieter in there.
When your Network Administrator says: I'll be working from home today.
He means: I got tired of wearing clothes.
When your Network Administrator says: That's a complex issue. Let me go back to my desk and review my documentation on that topic.
He means: I'm gonna go have a chat with my buddy Google.
Know any more of your Network Administrator's secrets? Add to this cheat sheet in the comments!