Why LOPSA is Important to Your Business
LOPSA is the only international organization dedicated solely to the advancement of the *System Administration Professional*. Our members are prominent technological leaders continually looking for new ways to advance and improve their organization’s computer and IT networks. They are professionals searching for technology solutions to real business problems. System Administrators are responsible for purchasing the software and hardware necessary to make IT networks more safe, secure and efficient.
Who are LOPSA Members?
LOPSA membership consists of more than 600 professional System Administrators and those who oversee IT and IS infrastructure at a high level. The members range from students to government officials. They are professionals. They are hired to advise an organization, plan for its growth, and anticipate the needs that management can not. The members operate, manage, and plan high level computer infrastructure for major corporations, universities, and government institutions. They are responsible for maintaining the network and ensuring that security protocol issues are current. They constantly plan for the next computer, one better than the last. *LOPSA members strive to bring humans and computers together*.
LOPSA members have direct purchasing power and influencing authority over the decisions being made for new hardware and software for various sections of the workplace including: the help desk, security, server management, database management, technical leads, project management and desktop.
How Does LOPSA Serve Their Members?
LOPSA serves its members by providing them with the services and tools required to become professionals in this growing field. They provide education, networking opportunities, access to forward-thinking advancements, and the chance to participate in a wider community of professionals. LOPSA strives to serve the public and influence both corporate and legislative policy. This happens with the help of outreach, research, and active efforts to expose the media and public to LOPSA’s knowledge of technology.
LOPSA is classified as a nonprofit 501C(3) organization. Contributions including sponsorships may qualify as tax deductible donations.
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