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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: 11 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: 2 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
    2,235 hours
    4.86
  3. Oleksandr N.

    Oleksandr N.

    Senior System Administrator, Migration and Security L3 engineer, SSD

    Ukraine - Last active: 1 day 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
    1,243 hours
    5.00
  4. Jimy J.

    Jimy J. Agency Contractor

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

    India - Last active: 11 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
    2,014 hours
    5.00
  5. Alexey C.

    Alexey C.

    9+ years exp in hosting industry. NIX/WIN servers config/tuning

    Montenegro - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7

    server-administration, linux-system-administration, windows-administration, unix, freebsd, clustering, amazon-web-services, virtualization, openvz, plesk, cpanel, customer-support, helpdesk-support, internet-applications, database-management, mysql, postgresql, microsoft-sql-server, rdbms, mail-servers, dns, web-services, iis, apache, lighttpd, nginx, apache-tomcat, jboss, security, openvpn, billing

    $33.33 /hr
    1,770 hours
    5.00
  6. NAYAB NASEER

    NAYAB NASEER

    Big Commerce, Volusion, Shopping Cart Elite, Data Scraping, Mozenda

    Pakistan - Last active: 14 days ago - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 7

    (Work Hard, Be Fair And Honest) These three words can generate loads of success. Every time I worked for my clients in the past and present I have become integral part of my client's task and manage them well,. I can do almost anything well almost! Currently I am a part of a well-known eCommerce service provider and holding major responsibilities. I am very detail oriented and like to get into the core of the task information to have it well done. But I take some time to completely understand the task and would like to know each and every aspect of that task to make it well done. A-Z

    $8.89 /hr
    5,641 hours
    5.00
  7. Bogdan daniel S.

    Bogdan daniel S.

    VCP, MCSA, Exchange, Vmware, HyperV, Servers Expert Admin

    Romania - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 1

    10+ years experience in Information Technology (IT) Major areas of expertise: VMware and Microsoft virtualization technologies. Designing and implementing fault-tolerant virtualization clusters SAN and NAS systems (iSCSI, FC) Windows 2003 / 2008 / 2012 Server * Active Directory * Microsoft ISA Server and TMG * Clustering * MS Windows XP/Vista/7/8 desktop/workstation operating systems * Centralized anitivirus systems WSUS * TCP/IP, Switching and Routing * Firewalls IBM, HP, Dell Servers * DNS, DHCP, Wins * Print Server * File Server * Network and Servers documentation * LAN hardware/software administration, design, installation and configuration * Print Server * LAMP Administration * Linux services : squid, postfix, dovecot, firewall, ldap, mysql, nagios, dhcp, bind etc Certifications: MCP - Microsoft Certified Professional MCSA - Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator VCP - Vmware Certified Professional VCP-510 * VCA-DCV - Vmware Certified Associate Data Center Virtualization.

    Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals

    $22.22 /hr
    2,609 hours
    4.68
  8. Asif Khan

    Asif Khan

    Technical Support/ MCSA Office 365 / MAC OS X Support

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 17 - Portfolio: 6

    For the past 5 years, I have been working as a Technical Support Representative and Help Desk technician. I have handled email, chat and phone support, both inbound and outbound. I was a level 2 technician with Microsoft PC Safety which specializes in removing viruses, Windows Update issues, Antivirus programs, Firewall issues and other security related issues with the operating system. My core competency is with Active Directory, Microsoft Operating Systems and Networking devices. Based on knowledge and experience gained over the last 5 years as Technical Support / IT Support, I have developed a great expertise in many fields such as: Windows Server 2003/2008R2/2012, Windows XP/Vista/7/8, Microsoft Exchange 2010/2013, Outlook 2003/2007/2010/2013, MCSA: Office 365 MCP: Microsoft Azure Virtualization environments: Hyper-V, VMware Workstation and VMware Server ESXi 5.0/5.1 Antivirus server: Symantec Endpoint Protection, ESET NOD32 administration. Backup: Symantec Netbackup, Symantec Enterprise vault Network Administration, ERP system administration, MAC OS X Mac OS X Server Desktop and Technical support. I also have great experience with installation, configuration and administration of different kind of device like network printers, routers. Based on my friendly and communicative spirit I am sure I can fulfill all your requirements and expectations.

    $8.00 /hr
    2,706 hours
    4.96
  9. Amor V.

    Amor V.

    Writer

    Philippines - Last active: 11 hours ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

    I would like to showcase my skills, talent and experience in technical and creative writing. I am a hardworking professional who knows how to value and respect people's time. I have been writing my whole life and over five years online. With this experience, I would like to help people in reaching their desired goals. Apart from writing, I was also employed as an over-the-phone technical and customer service representative for two American companies for over five years. I worked with Linksys Home Networking for over two years and with Time Warner Cable for almost three years. My experience with handling different kind of customers gives me an advantage on how to deal with people, online and offline.

    $5.56 /hr
    4,040 hours
    5.00