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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: 22 hours ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

    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
    2,677 hours
    4.82
  2. Ismet Dumlupinar

    Ismet Dumlupinar

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

    Turkey - Last active: 22 hours 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
    2,236 hours
    4.86
  3. Waqas M.

    Waqas M.

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

    United Arab Emirates - Last active: 1 day 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
    80 hours
    4.99
  4. Aaron H.

    Aaron H.

    Cisco UC Specialist/Expert - 10 Year CCIE

    United Kingdom - Last active: 2 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
    191 hours
    5.00
  5. Radostin D.

    Radostin D.

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

    United Kingdom - Last active: 2 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
  6. Andrew S.

    Andrew S.

    US-Based Microsoft and Citrix Systems Engineer

    United States - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 4

    I've been administering Microsoft-centric server infrastructure for the last 7 years, and have in-depth experience with design, deployment, repair and support of all Citrix, VMWare, RES, and many Microsoft technologies. My experiences range from server administration roles, specialized application support, desktop support, virtualization implementation and administration to advanced networking jobs. For the last three years I've also been working with Virtualization Consulting firms to design, build and support the following: -Citrix XenApp, XenDesktop, XenServer, NetScaler products -VMWare ESXi and View -RES Workspace Manager, Automation Manager, Orchestration/IT Store -Microsoft RDS, Server 2003-2012R2, Hyper-V I am confident I'll be a great asset to your project or organization, and look forward to working with you!

    $95.00 /hr
    470 hours
    4.93
  7. Vyacheslav D.

    Vyacheslav D.

    Microsoft Certified Professional: MCSE, MCSA, MCITP

    Ukraine - Last active: 22 hours 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
    375 hours
    4.99
  8. Oleksandr N.

    Oleksandr N.

    Senior System Administrator, Migration and Security L3 engineer, SSD

    Ukraine - Last active: 22 hours 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
    1,246 hours
    5.00
  9. Jimy J.

    Jimy J. Agency Contractor

    ServerOptimization, AWS, Cloud, AutoScaling, RubyRails,Jira, MySQL

    India - Last active: 22 hours ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 5

    Within last 10 years, I have provided support for hundreds of clients including start-ups and thousands of servers/websites including cloud servers like AWS and rackspace. Optimizing servers/websites, automation and various linux servers like rubyrails, python, php, tomcat, jira, confluence, cpanel, plesk, mysql, mail servers, database / application scaling and Load balancers is just few of my skills. Love to work in deploying challenging applications, server migrations /configurations and start-up projects. I also have some exp with php coding and has developed interfaces as part of server administration.

    Groups: Red Hat Certified

    Associated with: NixHat Solutions

    $50.00 /hr
    2,017 hours
    5.00
  10. Fernando Filipe

    Fernando Filipe

    Microsoft Systems Engineer - 14 Years Experience

    Australia - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 4

    I am an IT professional with 14 years experience in the IT industry, supporting a broad range of products. My expertise focuses around the administration and support of Miscrosft products such Systems Centre suite (SCCM, SCOM), Exchange 5.5 - 2010, Server 2000-2012, SQL 2005-2008, Forefront and many more. In the past year I have heavily concentrated on projects to Design and Implement SCCM 2012 and SCOM 2012. I now seek opportunities to further my skills. I look forward to new challenges and projects to push me to learn and develop my knowledge even further.

    $44.44 /hr
    403 hours
    5.00