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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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Laurence Taylor

Laurence Taylor

Server & Desktop Virtualisation Specialist

United Kingdom - Tests: 3

Expert infrastructure architect and delivery specialist for virtualisation, desktop delivery and Microsoft Office 365. Thirteen years of experience working with Fortune 500 companies in highly complex and secure IT environments. I began my career within a managed service provider, working my way from a support position, consulting, project delivery to becoming CTO of the company. I managed a client base of over 500 servers and 7,000 endpoints. I drove the technical direction, designed solutions and lead a team of 13 delivery specialists. I hold certifications in Microsoft, VMware, Citrix, EMC and Labtech technologies. Core Skills: • VMware vSphere & Site Recovery Manager (SRM) • VMware View & Horizon • Citrix Xenapp & Xendesktop • Citrix Netscaler & Access Gateways • Exchange & Office 365 • SAN Storage - HP P2000 | P4000 | Dell EqualLogic | EMC VNX • Backup Products (Veeam, Backup Exec, Shadow Protect) • Kaseya | Labtech | Connectwise I am a native English speaker, extremely trustworthy and reliable. I can also be client facing having worked with various industries such financial, insurance, retail and professional service organisations.

95% Job Success
$30.00 /hr
346 hours

Anton Chernysh

Anton Chernysh

Senior IT Engineer, Windows Systems

Ukraine - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

IT System consultant with a lot of experience with all Microsoft products.Comprehensive MS servers knowledge. Security maintenance and implementation. Implementation of Windows servers systems. My thoughts in life, and work, is that nothing is impossible, nothing is out of reach, every problem has a solution. My goals are to safely, responsible and with resourcefulness, solve any problem. In love with Windows PowerShell.

96% Job Success
$19.99 /hr
65 hours

Marius V.

Marius V.

Certified Systems Engineer

Romania - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

I am a System Administrator focused on Microsoft products with 8+ years of professional experience on IT companies. I have extensive experience installing, configuring, administering and maintaining operating systems (Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012) and services like AD, DNS, DHCP, WDS, Hyper-V, Exchange, SCCM, SCOM. Time spent working in this area has allowed me to achieve knowledge and improve my skills in computing that would make me well suited to assist you in accomplishing your goals. I work methodically and efficiently to insure that my partner is satisfied with the end result and the cost of job is well justified.

92% Job Success
$25.00 /hr
127 hours

Thomas Berger

Thomas Berger

Consultant - Specialist for Atlassian Confluence/JIRA implementations

New Zealand - Tests: 1

5+ years of experience in installation, setup, maintenance and administration of Atlassian Confluence, Crowd and JIRA. Extending functionality of Confluence with third-party add-ons and macros (Apache Velocity, JS, HTML, CSS) created to cater for your business needs. Provisioning and administration of cloud based infrastructure in Amazon Web Services, management of GIT code repositories on premise or in the cloud. I can create a proof of concept including designing and specifying the system functionality. My background is in the IT service industry, which I understand very well. I am highly experienced in the Atlassian Confluence team collaboration framework and have leveraged this experience to maximise the use of Confluence as a key part of any solution. I'm familiar with utilising Apache virtual hosting and proxy to e.g. terminate SSL traffic for Confluence on Windows server of Linux.

$33.33 /hr
0 hours

Ron Gardner

Ron Gardner

Quality content with an engaging style.

United States - Portfolio: 5

I'm a versatile, published writer with an engaging style and excellent research skills. I offer a broad knowledge base and proven ability to deliver timely and highly readable copy. You will consistently receive content from me that says exactly what you want your readers to know, in a style that will effectively reach your target audience.

$11.00 /hr
0 hours


JOBIN JOHNY Agency Contractor

Senior System and Network Administrator

India - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

Am a senior system and Network expert, running a 24 X 7 Tech support company. We provide All Remote IT Support services, Server monitoring, Network monitoring, Helpdesk services, Desktop support to clients across US, Canada, UK, Australia and United Arab Emirates We have experience in with RMM and Ticketing Tools such as Labtech, N-able, GFI, Nagios, Zabbix, ConnectWise and AutoTask We also do Windows server configurations, Exchange server management and migration, Active Directory setup and migrations, RDS , Virus cleanup, and everything related to an IT Infrastructure.

Associated with: Eyne Tech Services

94% Job Success
$18.00 /hr
134 hours

Sergii K.

Sergii K.

.Net/Java Developer | IT PRO

Ukraine - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 5

★★★★★ 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.

100% Job Success
$50.00 /hr
39 hours

Jose Arteaga

Jose Arteaga

Cisco Telecommunications Engineer - Powering productivity through Comm

Venezuela - Tests: 6

Who I am... Network Engineer with 5+ years of experience working with a variety of technologies from different vendor like Cisco, VMware, Microsoft, Watchguard, Barracuda, etc. I had designed and implemented networks from scratch starting on the infrastructure (Routing and Switching), Security and finally the Applications (Unified Communications and Collaboration). My Mission... I specialized on designing and implementing network solutions for small, medium and large businesses in many different vertical markets like the oil and gas industry, banking, food and beverages industry and others. I had achieved customer satisfaction 100% of the time and exceeded their expectations while staying on-budget, meeting deadlines and finding new business opportunities inside the company and the customers. Always looking for the biggest challenges that help me excel myself not only in the networking field, but also in the business management side of the company making myself an integral and interdisciplinary engineer capable of achieving the impossible.

93% Job Success
$50.00 /hr
257 hours

Jamie B.

Jamie B.

Microsoft Technology Expert/CCNA

United States - Tests: 3

Talented IT professional with 14 years of experience in a wide variety of technologies. I started out in desktop support, worked my way up to global server support, including virtualization technologies, and have spent the last 3-4 years developing my Cisco networking skill set. I am currently a CCNA on track to get my CCNP. I am very proud of how diverse and broad my IT experience has become. I am well-versed in Azure, VMware, Hyper-V, all Windows Server OS including 2012, All Windows desktop OS including 8.1, site-to-site and remote VPNs (various vendors), Active Directory, SCCM, SCOM, and most of the popular versions of Linux. I am very skilled at designing, monitoring and supporting large server and network environments. I am looking for an opportunity to earn extra work doing the things that I love to do most in IT.

$30.00 /hr
299 hours

Matt Durant

Matt Durant

Expert Software Developer, System Admin, and Business Manager

United States - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 1

I have experience developing many projects utilizing a varied range of skills and programming languages, including but not limited to: .NET, C++, PHP, HTML, CSS, and Javascript. I have exposure to other languages, and I am not afraid to tackle a project in an unfamiliar language. My experience with other technologies includes MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Hyper-V 2008/2012, and Linux (Debian-based distributions mainly, but I have experience with others). I have over 10 years of professional experience in server & network administration, software and website development, and business management. You can expect a commitment to detail and your idea when you hire me for your next project.

100% Job Success
$80.00 /hr
15 hours