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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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Windows Administration Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.77.

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Last updated: July 1, 2015
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  1. Kelly D.

    Kelly D.

    IT Professional with 20+ years of experience

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 5

    My goal is to leverage my 20+ years of IT experience to aid you in solving your business problems. I'm reliable, honest & hardworking. I believe in providing you the very BEST service and the difference does lies in the extra effort. I will personally guarantee you will be satisfied with my results. Contacting me and discussing your needs is absolutely free and so is my advice. I hope to hear from you!

    $35.00 /hr
    340 hours
    4.99
  2. Joel S.

    Joel S.

    Senior Systems Engineer

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 9

    I have been working in IT for over 15 years now, and loved almost every minute of it. While I have experience with everything from Netware to Windows to Aix on the administration side, I primarily specialize in virtualization now, particularly using VMWare (though I have used Hyper-V more than I care to remember). To help back up that systems experience, I also have extensive experience managing storage hardware, particularly EMC and Netapp SANs and Brocade and Cisco MDS fiber channel switches. Combine this with my experience managing network hardware in one of the largest military campus networks in the Middle East, and everything in the datacenter is covered. I started my certifications with Novell and Microsoft, but have also received certifications from Comptia and Cisco at times, along with training from Netapp. Whether you are looking for someone to handle a small server issue or a full infrastructure upgrade and migration, my skills, experience and talents fit the bill. I hold VMware VCP-DCV and Cisco CCNP:DC certifications, among many others

    $133.33 /hr
    957 hours
    4.97
  3. Billy Guthrie

    Billy Guthrie

    IT Network Technologist

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 9

    I am an talented and experienced Technologist that is knowledgeable in the field of network engineering, sales engineering, physical security engineering (Alarm Systems, Access Control, and Video Surveillance), and communications. I am a very direct and trustworthy person; I will not waste your time, so I expect you will not waste mine. If you request my services, I will assume you are also aware of my hourly rate; please do not request that I lower it. WOW! That is too high. Well, not really, considering; I have been a independent contractor for over 10 years. The first year, I was charging much lower rates to become competitive on Odesk. I learned real quick to NEVER set your hourly rate to compete with another contractors. I have a base living salary that must be met; just like everyone else, I need to put food on the table for my family. Running a self-employed business, I have business expenses (Insurance, Contractor's License, Training, Office Space, Utilities, Taxes, etc.) for all of which are considered overhead. These are factored in with my hourly rate, if not, I do not meet my base living salary. Here is a great document on how I worked out my hourly rate: http://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/business-services-charge-how-much-30158.html I enjoy the work I do and I do my best to be as efficient and as productive as I can while always putting the client's interest before my own financial gains. With that being said, I am a sole contracting firm; I run a very successful local profitable business here in Hawaii. I can provide consulting services and remote network engineering skills utilizing Amazon AWS VPC and EC2 network design on VPN, BGP, GRE utilizing VyattaOS. LAN infrastructure - Routers/Switches/Firewall, VLANS, LACP, PAgP,802.1q, RSTP, OSPF, BGP, Trunking, etc. WAN infrastructure - Point to Point DS3 (T3) and DS1 (T1) utilizing ATM and SONET Technology; DSL and cable modem Internet Backup links, Site to Site/Site to Mult-isite and Client to Site VPNs. Internet and intranet DNS - Domain Registration, Domain setup on Microsoft / Bind DNS servers, and troubleshooting DNS Related issues. - Domain delegations utilizing glue records and also setting up caching nameservers. Wireless: Mikrotik, Ubiquiti, and Motorola Point-to-Point and Point-to-Multipoint design, installation and configuration. Wireless RF planning of indoor and outdoor wireless networks utilizing heat maps for wifi coverage. Technology: I have a great deal of experience in various ISP (Co-location, Data Center, Internet Service Providers) technologies that focuses on managed services utilizing Juniper and Cisco Firewalls, Cisco, HP and Foundry Layer 2 and Multilayer switches, Cisco and Juniper Routers, Cisco and Foundry Load Balancing utilizing Content Switching and ServerIron Technology, and IP address optimization. IPv6: I can provide IPv6 support and consulting services on the creation of business plans, business cases, migration, transition, new installations, and upgrades to your existing IPv4 network. Security Solutions: Honeywell, 2GIG, GE, ITI, Alarm.com, Total Connect, Interactive services, IP CCTV, IP Surveillance, IP Camera, Alarm System and CCTV System design (Pre and Post Sales Support). CVE-2014-0160 - OpenSSL Heartbleed patching.

    $45.00 /hr
    476 hours
    4.98
  4. Khizer Farooq

    Khizer Farooq

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

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 13

    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
    621 hours
    4.95
  5. Mark Ritchie

    Mark Ritchie

    Senior Systems Admin, Network Admin

    Canada - Last active: 16 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

    An IT Professional with over 15 years hands on experience on Systems, Servers and VMWare administration. Specialties: 1. Windows Server 2008 2. Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 3. Anti-virus/Malware removal 4. Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, File Services, DFS, WSUS administration and troubleshooting 5. Network configuration(tcp-ip/cisco ios/monitoring) 6. Symanted Backupexec, Acronis, Appassure Replay 7. VPN and Remote access 8. Disaster Recovery, from bare metal restores, to VMware rebuilds

    $55.56 /hr
    110 hours
    4.93
  6. Justin McGee

    Justin McGee

    Server & Networking Specialist

    Australia - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 2

    Currently employed as a Systems Administrator in a large education institution. I have worked with all types of technologies - Windows Server, *NIX, HP, Cisco, Aruba, PHP, MySQL, IIS, Apache, and similar technologies. I've also done extensive work with Office 365, Microsoft System Centre suite of applications, as well as project design, implementation and management. Happy to take on any and all projects!

    $66.67 /hr
    10 hours
    4.99
  7. Andrew S.

    Andrew S.

    US-Based Microsoft and Citrix Systems Engineer

    United States - Last active: 3 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
  8. Hector Bravo

    Hector Bravo

    IT Expert - Project Manager - PMP, ITIL, VCP, MCSE, MCDBA, VoIP

    Panama - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 13

    Design, Plan, Implement and Support for: - Windows Azure / Amazon EC2 - Microsoft Lync - Microsoft Sharepoint - Microsoft Exchange - Microsoft SQL Server - Microsoft Active Directory, ADFS - Microsoft Dynamics CRM - Windows Server / Hyper-V - Microsoft ISA/TMG/UAG - Microsoft SSCM, SCVMM, DPM - Microsoft Office 365 - Voice Integration with Lync - VMWare vSphere / ESXi - VMWare Site Recovery Manager (SRM) - Veeam Backup & Replication

    Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals

    $33.33 /hr
    930 hours
    4.56
  9. Aaron H.

    Aaron H.

    Cisco UC Specialist/Expert - 10 Year CCIE

    United Kingdom - Last active: 8 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
  10. Jordan Dalton

    Jordan Dalton

    Laravel Expert | PHP | MySQL | CSS | jQuery

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    Since 2006 I have worked with local small business, government entities, and multi million dollar corporations, developing websites, web applications, as well as administering systems and networks. Over the past 8 years I have developed numerous skills that make me an all-around candidate to serve you. The following is a list of my software skills: • Frameworks: Laravel 3/4/5, Zend, and Codeigniter • Languages: PHP, Python, C#, and JavaScript • Databases: MySQL, SQL, and DB2 • Markups: HTML, HTML5, CSS, and CSS3 • Version Control: Git and Subversion • Shopping Carts: Magento and BigCommerce • APIs: PayPal, ASI Central, Twilio Here is a list of my systems/networking skills: • Spiceworks Help Desk Ticket System • Windows NT/2003/2008/2012 Servers • Exchange Server 2010 • SonicWall Firewall • ESET Node 32 Endpoint Protection • Symantec Brightmail Messaging Gateway • Cisco Routers • Cisco, Dell & HP Switches • Printers • Software Installation I pour out all of my passion into every single project. I truly want to see you succeed. Let me help take you, your company, your product/service to the next level.

    $55.56 /hr
    637 hours
    5.00