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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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Carlos C.

Carlos C.

J2EE/PHP5/SQL Developer. Linux SysAdmin. Brainbench certified

Spain - Tests: 6

More than 7 years of experience coding in PHP using many SQL databases (MySQL/PostgreSQL/MSSQL). I have worked in many projects as a project leader. I feel very confortable in managing my work time to complete the schedule. Experience with Zend Framework; MVC and Singleton patterns. Expert in use of XML technologies, APIs, AJAX and coding using OO (Objects). Skills using design software (Fireworks, Photoshop, Gimp). GNU/Linux system's administrator for more than 6 years.

$17.78 /hr
26 hours

Michael Lawrence

Michael Lawrence

Senior Windows | Virtualization Administrator

India - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

"To serve the clients as a hard worker in this competitive environment discharging all my professional skills" A successful IT Administrator with over 6+ years of experience in designing, implementing and supporting IT infrastructure using Windows & Virtual environment with Multi-National Company Specialties • Expertise in Virtual Technologies(VMware, Hyper-V, Cisco V-block, Citrix, Oracle VM) • Hands on experience in deploying and supporting windows Server roles and features of 2003,2008,2012 • Worked in a larger data center environment in supporting 1000+ servers connected to 30,000+ desktop and user environment • Experience in handling multiple clients with various projects, builds relationship and received client appreciations • Reduced organizational cost and manageability by migrating many servers to virtual environment • Expertise in different vendor server hardware's, blade servers and storage devices • Professionally certified in Microsoft, VMware, Hyper-V and ITIL • Thrust and eager in learning of new virtual technologies • Holding Degree in Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA)

100% Job Success
$15.00 /hr
9 hours

Daniel O'Sullivan

Daniel O'Sullivan

System Administrator

Australia - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

I have been working in the IT industry for the past 10 years working for small and multinational companies. During the past 10 years I have worked with and alongside management, staff and customers in various fields. Some of the projects I was involved in were company wide upgrades of phone systems to a VOIP system, A migration of operating systems within companies twice, Upgrading a companies servers from 2003 to 2008 and creating a citrix environment to publish apps to specific users. I have provided support to staff and customers on various levels and worked with management to audit printers, computers and users.

$33.33 /hr
4 hours

Suphal B.

Suphal B.

DevOps,Architect,Integrator,Expert In Server,System,Web Technology.

India - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 7

WHY WILL YOU HIRE ME ? - --- TOP 1% OF SUCCESSFUL Upwork (Formerly oDesk) FREELANCERS --- MORE THAN TOTAL 12,000 OF Upwork WORKING HOURS AND STILL COUNTING ! --- TOP RATED Upwork Freelancer. Possible Expert and Business Savvy Solution In Cost Effective And Timely Manner To Serve Best In Industry With Satisfaction Guaranteed. I not only deliver but also make your business profitable. [RHCE, CCNA, RHCVA, RHCSS Certified] Committed to work on any challenging project likewise Enterprise Level Unix, Linux, Windows Server And Network Administration, AWS/EC2,Rackspace,Linode,Cloud Architecture,Virtualization, Monitoring and Maintenance, Web design and development, e-Commerce development, SEO, SEM, ORM, internet marketing, graphics and logo designing, animation, online presentation and publication, online promotion and branding with 100% dedication and satisfaction guaranteed. Serving on these field Successfully with 8 years of versatile experience. Intend to work with the employer on the basis of long term relationship until and unless 100% satisfaction would be achieved.

Groups: Application Developers Alliance, Bluehost Developers and Designers...

100% Job Success
$40.00 /hr
12,787 hours

Mohammed Kaleemuddin

Mohammed Kaleemuddin

Email Marketer

India - Tests: 2

I am a self-starter and have worked for people from different industries such as IT, Internet Marketing, Email-marketing, Business Consulting, etc. My first and foremost objective is to give 100% Satisfaction. I have 2 years of experience in the field of Marketing. With a lot of hard work I have learned a lot of Skills and techniques,therefore I can assure 100% guranteed Inbox delivery for your promotional and transactional emails.

$13.33 /hr
22 hours

Tanuj Chugh

Tanuj Chugh Agency Contractor

Simplify your IT needs

India - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 12

I provide an extensive range of services and these include Hosting Solutions: Shared Hosting, Reseller Hosting, VPS Hosting, Dedicated Hosting. Business Solutions: Domain Registration, Website Development, Search Engine Optimization, Email Marketing. Enterprise Solutions: Server Management, Share Point Services, Exchange Servers, WHMCS Revised. I offer 24X7 support to our clients via telephone, live chat, email support and exclusive customer accounts. This is one of the reasons why I have been able to maintain extensive client list with such ease, and why the word-of-mouth publicity has been so immense. So, if you are looking for any web related services, feel free to contact me, and I will either have a ready solution for you, or will custom create one!

Associated with: VKare IT Solutions

65% Job Success
$11.11 /hr
17 hours

Gustavo Adolfo Conde Rivera

Gustavo Adolfo Conde Rivera

.NET/PHP/Phpfox Developer

Bolivia - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 4

PHP5 Certification = C++ Certification = Joomla Certification =

Groups: PHPFox

71% Job Success
$16.67 /hr
4,080 hours

Samer Saad

Samer Saad

Windows Server Administrator , Web Hosting , Parallels plesk

Egypt - Tests: 9

Over the last 12 years, i have been CEO "admin" for 2 web hosting companies , I am responsible for over 100 Windows ( 2008 & 2012 ) servers as windows administrator , managing webservers (IIS 6 , 7.5 & 8) , i have very good experience with windows servers administration "troubleshooting advanced IIS/Windows problems" and Parallels Plesk automation , i am looking for Windows servers administration jobs , seeking opportunities to manage web hosting business for both linux and windows servers running Cpanel and Parallels Plesk (Odin) . Microsoft Windows Server Administration Certified Microsoft Networking Certified Microsoft System Security Certified Windows Server 2008 Administration Certified Windows Server 2012 Administration Certified Field of experience : Windows Servers 2008, 2008 R2 & 2012 Web Servers: IIS Web server 6/7/8 Networking: TCP/IP, UDP, DNS, SMTP, FTP , DHCP, SSL, HTTP, HTTPS. DNS Services VMware Virtualization Active Directory, user and computer management Active Directory setup and maintenance Database: SQL 2005/2008/2012 . Group Policy Management Console (GPMC) NTFS File and Share permissions Windows Server Migrations Windows Server security Software Install Configuration: VB.NET, .NET 3.5 & 4.5 , SQL Server, Outlook Express .

$20.00 /hr
1,190 hours

Ariane Schirmer

Ariane Schirmer

Highly creative, analytical, and detail oriented.

United States - Portfolio: 6

I am a self-motivated and driven professional with a passion for writing, research and technology. I possess a Bachelor of Arts in English and have professional experience working in IT business management. My portfolio encompasses business presentations, research projects, academic essays, creative writing, and professional development. I have a deep passion for learning and creativity making me open to many topics and projects. Hopefully my background, skills, and detail-oriented approach can be of assistance to you.

$40.00 /hr
0 hours

Mahesh Kumar N

Mahesh Kumar N

Web Designer, WordPress Developer, SEO, Linux Server Admin

India - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

Hi this is Mahesh from India. I'm a Web Designer, SEO, WordPress Developer and Linux Administrator. I creating developing environment for developer by install and Configuration of Apache, PHP and MySQL in Windows and Linux platforms since 5 years and also Bitnami, xampp, wamp. Final developed websites update or move to Live Web servers like Own host, Godaddy, hostgrator, zetlive, host monster and so on. I'm work with Photoshop, HTML5, CSS3 and Bootstrap for design & develop websites and WordPress for Web develop and also doing onsite Google friendly SEO for every website which I Design and Develop. SKILLS: * HTML * CSS * Bootstrap * WordPress * Woocommerce * Linux * SEO * social media promote * WordPress SEO Other Works: * Domain Registration (eg. * Web Hosting (own host, godaddy, hostgator, bluehost, dreamhost, hostmonster etc.,) * Email setup for company (ex. * Google Adsense setup* * Google Adword setup * Web research and data entry * Setup WordPress themes, plugins * Setup store websites with WordPress + woocommerce * Setup Web Server in Windows and Linux Platforms * MYSQL administration with phpmyadmin Linux and Windows Admin Works: * Desktop Troubleshooting. * Install and configure softwares like MS Office,, Outlook, Mozilla Thunderbird. * Install and configure Security softwares like Anti-virus, Anti-malware, Anti-spyware, Rootkit removal scan and so on. * Email settings configuration like POP, SMTP and IMAP in all Outlook Versions, Mozilla Thunderbird, Evolution and more. * IP address configure. * Setup Network. For hiring me please feel free to chat on IM, Email and Skype. I'm happy to setup time to discuss and share thinks Regards, Mahesh Kumar N, India. SKYPE: maheshkumar_nu

$5.00 /hr
0 hours