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Windows administration refers to remote desktop, server and network support for Microsoft Windows operating systems. On Upwork, freelance system administrators can design, install and evaluate your Windows system, provide your clients with high quality technical support, migrate your server from Windows 2003 or Windows 2008 (and 2008 R2) to Windows 2012, and configure your system security (anti-virus software and Windows Firewall).

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  1. Nallamala V.

    Nallamala V.

    Docker / AWS/ GCE/ Azure/ Linux/ LAMP / DevOps/ PostgreSQL/ Ansible

    India - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4

    Docker & AWS & Azure & Google Compute Engine & Cloud and System administration & Production Support & Migrations & Cost Optimization & Security hardening & Performance Tuning & High availability & 24/7 detailed Monitoring & Automation & Continuous Integration & Chef & Ansible & Jenkins & LAMP & Shell Scripting EXCLUSIVE SERVICES: Docker, Ansible, Cloudformation CLOUD ASSESSMENT AND STRATGEY: Rapidly evaluate, define opportunities & the roadmap to move your IT to the Cloud. Create the optimal platform for building Systems of Engagement. I will help you develop your cloud strategy to ensure seamless and effortless migration of applications, platforms and infrastructure. DESIGN & IMPLEMENTATION Create high available and scalable architecture keeping the infrastructure and maintenance at cost at minimum. DATA CENTERS TO CLOUD MIGRATIONS (LIFT n SHIFT): Pre-migration readiness assessment. Services to seamlessly migrate your infrastructure to the cloud without any business downtime along with processes for security, backup and DR CLOUD AUTOMATION AND OPTIMIZATIONS Run your infrastructure with high efficiency by optimising and automating cloud deployments. Cost and Performance optimization. DEVOPS SERVICES Make use of industry best practices to automate the infrastructure provisioning, scaling , backup, monitoring, patch updates, code deployments TECHNOLOGY EXPERTISE: Public Clouds: AWS, Azure, Google Compute Engine Stack Migrations and Deployments: LAMP/LEMP( Wordpress, Drupal, Magento, Joomla etc), Java, RoR, .Net, Python(Django), Node.js OS Administration: Linux, Windows, Mac Web/App Servers Administration: Apache, Nginx, HAProxy, Tomcat, JBoss, IIS, Puma, Rails, Database Administration: MySQL, Postgres, SQL, Mongo, Cassandra Cache Mangament: CDN, Redis, Memcached, Varnish Automation Tools: Chef, Ansible, Jenkins, Docker Monitoring Tools: Nagios, Zabbix, NewRelic, Data Dog, Opsview Security: OpenVPN, Nessus, OSSEC Experience: Migrated 300+ Applications to AWS, Azure and GCE. Managed 10000+ VM instances in cloud. Migrated and Managed high popular applications to cloud. Designed highly scalable , available and secured architectures for popular e-commerce and Enterprise applications. Migrated and managed HIPAA complaint applications.

    $49.00 /hr
    2,599 hours
    4.81
  2. Ismet Dumlupinar

    Ismet Dumlupinar

    MCITP (System Administration), MCT, MCSA, MCSD: Web Applications

    Turkey - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 13

    Experienced System Specialist, MCSA/MCITP/MCSD. In-depth knowledge of business operations and Information Tecnology Systems, project management, enterprise system integrations and information security with over eight years with hands on experience as an Enterprise Administrator and Network Manager in Windows Server 2003 & Windows Server 2008 environments. Experience in hardware and software virtualization using VMware and Hyper-V and App-V. Practiced understanding Active Directory, Group Policies, NPS, NAP, Exchange, SQL Server, Dynamics CRM, ERP, PKI and DFS. Experience as a corporate Microsoft/Certification trainer at one of gold certified partners of Microsoft. Proficent in Server 2012 and 2008 (inc.Server Core edition), Hyper-V, switches and many other technologies. I have been highly involved in server virtualization for seven years and am proficient in both VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V. I am also providing consulting services for web applications. I am a member of DotNetNuke Corp Internationalization Team and I'm working to expand product features to fully support Turkish localization. I am always looking for new opportunities to develop my skills. Check my Microsoft Profile below: https://www.mcpvirtualbusinesscard.com/VBCServer/idumlupinar/profile

    Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals

    $75.00 /hr
    2,231 hours
    4.86
  3. Aaron H.

    Aaron H.

    Cisco UC Specialist/Expert - 10 Year CCIE

    United Kingdom - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

    A specialist in the full range of Cisco Unified Communications with full CCIE Voice qualification dating back 10 years, and over 15 years experience in IT primarily as a Cisco Channel Partner lead engineer in the UK. Strong design, deployment, administration, development and troubleshooting skills in: Communications Manager (CUCM/CallManager from version 3.1 to 10.5) Communications Manager Express Voice Gateways (TDM, Analog), CUBE/SIP, H.323 Contact Centre Express (UCCX/IPCC Express) Scripting, Deployment and Custom Reporting with Historical Reporting Client (HRC) and Cisco Unified Intelligence Center (CUIC) Presence/Jabber, Unity (Voicemail, Unified Messaging) Cisco UCS and VMware Unified Attendant Consoles (CUBAC, CUDAC, CUEAC, Attendant Console Advanced/Standard, and ARC Premium) I also have extensive networking experience, as well as significant experience with Microsoft Windows Server/Exchange and associated technologies and products. I have development skills in Java, MS SQL and Informix and various other scripting and programming languages such as PowerShell. I have experience with many Cisco-specific APIs especially with UCCX and CUCM.

    $88.89 /hr
    169 hours
    5.00
  4. Oleksandr N.

    Oleksandr N.

    Senior System Administrator, Migration and Security L3 engineer, SSD

    Ukraine - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 20 - Portfolio: 16

    YOUR POSITIVE FEEDBACK IS THE HIGHEST AWARD FOR ME ;) Will do my best to assist you in any questions and tasks you may have =) Here is some info about my experience. SUMMARY Specialties: Information Technology / Internet / IT Division / Computer security/ Internet Services / System Administration/ Webmaster Support / Web Analysis/ SEO / SEM / Internet Marketing Web hosting services (SSD hosting solutions) EXPERIENCE: d(-_-)b Linux/Windows system administrator, Operations team EuroVPS/WebDomSolutions January 2012 - May 2013 Greece, Athens Responsibilities: - Tickets; - System administration and monitoring. Theoretical and practical skills: - Operating Systems: RedHat/CentOS/Fedora, Debian/Ubuntu, FreeBSD, Windows Server 2003/2008; - Virtualization: Virtuozzo, OpenVZ, VMware, Onapp Xen, Apache CloudStack; - Setup/configuration: nagios, kayako, racktables, confluence, observium, nginx, php-fpm, liteSpeed, Apache CloudStack, Hostbill, WHMCS, redmine; - Control panels: Plesk, WHM Cpanel. - Database Administration: SQL Server, MySQL, MariaDB ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ <( -'.'- )> freelancer SEO freelance October 2010 - March 2012 (1 years 6 months) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ o(^_^)o System Administrator / Techsupport Webintellects/Webhostgian/Jumpline/Webdomsolutions November 2010 - March 2012 (1 year 5 months) US, Ohio Responsibilities: - Live Chat support, Tickets; - System/Server/Control Panel administration; - Nagios monitoring; - Internet research and work with technical documentation. Operating Systems: * RedHat/CentOS,Fedora * Windows server 2003/2008 * VPS setup and configuration (Parallels Virtuozzo Containers); Advanced theoretical and practical skills in such areas: - Operating Systems: RedHat/CentOS/Fedora, Windows server 2003/2008; - Virtualization: VPS setup and configuration (Parallels Virtuozzo); - Security: Advanced knowledge of Linux security, Firewalls ( IPtables, CSF, APF, BFD, Fail2Ban), Encryption ( SSL), SSH, Host Security Auditing; - Software: Apache servers (versions 1.3.x/2.2), DNS (BIND 9), QMail, Sendmail, exim, LAMP, Plesk/Exim/Cpanel (installing/upgrading/maintaining), Drupal, Wordpress, Joomla, OsCommerce applications, Yum/RPM usage; - Database Administration: SQL Server 2003/2008, MySQL, MS access. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ b(^_^)d Internet Marketing Specialist || Web Analyst DCoM Soft, Inc. December 2009 – August 2010 (9 months) Responsibilities: - Internet Marketing strategy and tactics - Information architecture and Web site content planning - Research of partners - Internet Market Research - Research Usability Design - Online promotion of company's web-based products Skills: - Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) - Paid online Marketing / Pay per Click Management (PPC) - SEO Copywriting/Editing - Social Media Optimization and Marketing (SMO/SMM) - Experience running USA-targeted social Marketing - Writing press releases - Social networking (Twitter, Facebook, Google follow etc) - Google Products, AdWords/AdSense, Google Analytics, Webmaster tools, Google Merchant, etc. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ \(^_^)/ Customer Relations Representative || Advanced Technical Agent Ecommerce, Inc. May 2007 – October 2009 (2 years 6 months) Responsibilities: - Sales, billing and technical support in solving problems reported by clients; - Chat, helpdesk system, correspondence; - View, Adaptation, "repair" clients' sites; - Basic server/service diagnostic and reports to sysadmin department; - Internet research and work with technical documentation; - Work in team. Basic theoretical and practical skills in such areas: - Linux / Unix OS, Windows server 2000/2003, Windows XP/98; - Servers: Apache, bind, sendmail, ProFTP, MySQL, SQUID / SOCKS, MSSQL, Samba; - Easy coding: PHP, PERL / CGI, HTML, JavaScript, CF, ASP,. NET, C + +; - Widely used protocols (HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, POP, IMAP, FTP (s), TCP / UDP, etc); - HSPHERE control panel (versions 2.3 and 3).

    $34.88 /hr
    1,230 hours
    5.00
  5. Waqas M.

    Waqas M.

    Expert Sr.Network/Systems Engineer CCNA , JNICA-EX ,JNCIA-ER , CISSP

    United Arab Emirates - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    I am looking for projects that I can complete on a part-time /full time basis. They can be either short term projects or long term projects. I can also provide ongoing consulting and administration if needed. I bring to the table a broad base of networking/system infrastructure design and operations skills withh touch of Software Management . My current focus for my oDesk clients has been implementation and support for • Routers: GSR 12006, 7600, 7200, 3800, 2800, 2900. • Switches: 6800, 6500, 4500, 4900, 3700, 3600, 2900, CE-500. • Load Balancers: Cisco ACE and Barracuda Load Balancer 440. • Firewalls and Security: Fortigate 300C, Fortigate 800 & 800C , Sonic Wall, Microsoft ISA , FWSM ,Cisco ASA 5500 series .Barracuda WAF, Sourcefire IPS, Cisco NAC, Cisco MARS, Entrasys NAC, Lumension . • Network Monitoring Software: Cisco LMS, Solarwinds, OPmanager. • Microsoft technologies: 2008 Active Directory, 2003 Active Directory, Microsoft DNS and DHCP, Microsoft clustering, IIS 6.0, 7.0 and 7.5. • Linux Technologies: NIS, NFS, Clustering, DNS, DHCP, Firewall. • OS: Linux 5.3, Linux 6.3, Win 2003, Win 2008., Ubuntu , CentOS Fedora • Programming Language: Java ,C++, C#, JSP,ASP ,PHP and .Net. • Servers: IBM Blade Center (HS22) IBM M4 (x3750, x3650). • Others: Office , Paper Cut , CYGWIN, OPEN VPN , OPENSWAN , Cloud computing(Azure). if you have a project that fits the bill, I would truly appreciate your consideration.

    $33.33 /hr
    78 hours
    4.99
  6. Sergii K.

    Sergii K.

    .Net/Java Developer | IT PRO

    Ukraine - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 3

    ★★★★★ Top .Net Developer ★★★★★ I am highly skilled developer in .Net stack of technologies with strong network/server administration experience which allow to build full and the best solution depending on customer requirements. I am one who says ‘I am glad I did’ rather than one who says ‘I wish I had’ on top of all my experiences with cut-edge technology. My skill-set: : Back-end: ✔ Java : Java EE, JCF, Multithreading, JDBC, Spring MVC, Hibernate ✔.Net : C#, ADO.NET/Entity Framework, ASP.NET MVC, RESTful API ✔ Grails / Groovy Front-end: ✔ HTML, CSS/Bootstrap ✔ JavaScript/JQuery/AngularJs Hosting: ✔ Windows Azure, GlassFish. IIS, Tomcat Additional background : ✔ Server technologies / AD DS, DNS, Hyper-V, IIS, DHCP, VPN, PowerShell. ✔ Computer science, Artificial Neural Networks, common math and physics. I hope own my company in future. Therefore I look forward to long-term relationship for projects from scratch/"have only specifications" stages.

    $40.00 /hr
    39 hours
    4.95
  7. Vyacheslav D.

    Vyacheslav D.

    Microsoft Certified Professional: MCSE, MCSA, MCITP

    Ukraine - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 11

    My point - make all tasks with maximum effectiveness and less expenses. I have 10 years of hands-on experience as a system administrator/IT manager. Looking for interesting job / project(s). Able to work independently, but also is flexible team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Skills and knowledge - Microsoft software/services = Microsoft Windows 2003/2008/2012 server products = Windows XP/Vista/7/8 desktops + mass-deployment tools/technologies = DHCP/DNS/FTP = DFS namespaces & replication = Active Directory planning, setup, maintenance and troubleshooting = Active Directory Federation Services = Terminal Services / Remote Desktop Services / RemoteApp = Group Policy = Access Control and Auditing setup = MS Exchange 2007/2010/2013 = MS Office 2003/2007/2010/2013/365 = MS SQL 2000/2005/2008 = Microsoft Hyper-V My MS certification: https://mcp.microsoft.com/Anonymous//Transcript/Validate Transcript ID 982200 Access Code Prima753

    Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals

    $33.33 /hr
    367 hours
    4.99
  8. Khizer Farooq

    Khizer Farooq

    Computer Systems and Network Engineer CCNA|MCSA|MCITP|OCP|ITIL|VMWARE

    Pakistan - Last active: 9 hours ago - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 12

    I have done Computer Systems Engineering, worked with different companies for three years and now starting to work as a full time Free Lancer. I have an extensive first hand experience of dealing with System Networks, Windows Servers ( 2003, 2008),2012 different vendors Internet management and security solutions ( Hardware and software) like Air Live 802.11G Internet Access Server, Sonicwall,WatchGuard , ISA 2006 server, GFI Web Monitor, HP Servers, Client and server OS. Other than professional experience I have done Worked in following virtualization software's VMware ESXi 5.0-5.5 Microsoft Hyper-V, Sun/Oracle Virtual Box. Other than professional experience I have done different International Certifications CCNA. MCITP Windows7 Enterprise MCSA Windows 7 MCTS. | Windows 7 MCTS. | Windows 8 PRO: Designing and Deploying Messaging Solutions with Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 OCP( Oracle Sun Solaris OS 10 System Administrator) ITIL Foundation. VTSP 5 I have successfully completed following projects, that were for IT Govt Sector and five star Hotel's Planning Designing and Establishing Network Infrastructure using Microsoft Operational Framework (MOF v 4.0),network consisted of 200+ clients and 20 + servers (HP Proliant ML-150, ML-350,Dell Power Edge 2900). Installation configuration and management of ISA Server 2006,Juniper SSG 5 working together, providing security solution for more than 100 static and 200+ dynamic clients. Automate the process for Management of Internet User Account for the users by Implementation of RADIUS Server In-house developed Software Application Up gradation of clients systems from Windows XP to Windows 7 . Up gradation of domain from Server 2003 to server 2008 Enterprise R2 .

    $55.56 /hr
    593 hours
    4.95
  9. Radostin D.

    Radostin D.

    You have a problem? - I am the solution :)

    United Kingdom - Last active: 10 days ago - Tests: 8

    - PHP, Mysql, Jquery, Jquery Mobile, CSS - Wordpress - plugins, customization, themes, custom coding - Facebook Development, Fan pages/applications - Working with APIs, Facebook API, Twitter API etc. - E-commerce integration with online payment processors (Paypal, Moneybookers, Liberty Reserve, Authorize.net etc.) - Online marketing, affiliate programs, PPC - Web automation, web scraping Please don't hesitate to contact me and discuss different projects even if the requirements are not listed at my personal profile. I am open to all different kind of projects. Waiting for your projects :)

    Groups: Application Developers Alliance

    $33.33 /hr
    149 hours
    4.93
  10. Matthew S.

    Matthew S. Agency Contractor

    Expert in Server Administrator / Network Administrator

    United States - Last active: 27 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

    Supporting Clients in VMWare, Microsoft Hyper-V, OpenVZ, and Xen Virtualization. Server administrator with 8 + years of Windows experience. Microsoft Active Directory, Exchange 2003, Exchange 2010, Exchange 2013, SQL Server, Proficient in Server Setup, Upgrades, Physical to Virtual Server Migrations/ Upgrades, and Server Migrations Proficient in Disaster Recovery, Patch Management, Network Monitoring, Network Setup, and Troubleshooting Workstation Deployment, Installation, Setup, and Repairs (Desktop and Laptops) Server Deployment and Troubleshooting Database and System backups Ecommerce, and website solutions for small businesses Customers solutions to improve business to business operations 7+ years of Linux and Unix Experience VPN, Firewall, Remote Desktop Setup and Troubleshooting, Point Of Sale Systems Deployment and Installation

    Associated with: BITLYNK NETWORKS LLC Agency

    $37.50 /hr
    12 hours
    5.00