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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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  1. Raza A.

    Raza A.

    MySQL/Joomla/WordPress/PHPBB/Data-Entry/Windows-Administration/Seo

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

    Hi, I am Raza Good at writing articles and other stuff about gaming and computer. Got a good experience of mysql /server maintenance. Transferring Wordpress and joomla site from one host to another or from one domain to another. Also setting up outlook.com and google apps accounts for domains example(admin@yourdomain.com, info@yourdomain.com I also have good experience of Creating WordPress/Joomla Based Websites Installing & Customizing WordPress/Joomla Themes,Plugins and Extensions WordPress SEO plugins like SEO Pressor, SEO beast, Easywpseo, Yoast SEO, All in One SEO etc.Creating XML sitemap and submitting to Google Webmaster Submitting Sites to Google Webmaster Tools.Creating Google Analytics account and tracking and much more.

    $7.78 /hr
    110 hours
    5.00
  2. Ravi P.

    Ravi P. Agency Contractor

    Windows and Linux Administration AND Web Development

    India - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 12

    We are an ISO certified company. Experts in all aspects of Windows, Linux, Server Management, Web Hosting Support, Data Recovery and Backup, Security Audit, Performance Optimization, Migration, Load Balancing, Cloud Support, AWS, Bulk Emailing, Cpanel, Plesk, etc... We provide 24x7x365 technical support options for web hosting companies world-wide. (Voice, Chat and Email Support) Our Support Engineers are Redhat and Microsoft certified. We have a team of experienced web developers specialized in Wordpress, Joomla, PHP, Magento, Ruby on rails, .Net and Mobile Applications.

    Associated with: Velan Info Services

    $11.11 /hr
    617 hours
    4.72
  3. Billy Guthrie

    Billy Guthrie

    IT Network Technologist

    United States - Last active: 29 days 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. Alex G.

    Alex G.

    PHP, complex algorithms and big data processing guru, C# developer

    Poland - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 6

    Senior PHP developer, high-load projects. 10+ years of PHP development, team lead experience. 7 years of C# back-end applications development. Working with custom peripheral hardware. Thread-safe and high-load applications. 3 years of C development for MCUs (Atmel controllers, Arduino, etc), custom peripherals, basic electronics and electrics skills. Guru in large data sets processing algorithms and different complex data structures (trees, graphs, etc.)

    $40.00 /hr
    1,649 hours
    5.00
  5. 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
  6. 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
    954 hours
    4.97
  7. Ismet Dumlupinar

    Ismet Dumlupinar

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

    Turkey - Last active: 1 day 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
    2,378 hours
    4.90
  8. Ivan T.

    Ivan T.

    Ruby/Rails Full-Stack Architect. 8 yrs, 12k hrs, 100pct success.

    Russia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    Independent full-stack developer / technical architect skilled in: * Ruby / Ruby on Rails (from edge to legacy) * Client-side tech (HTML5 with HAML, CSS3 with SASS, JavaScript [native & libs/frameworks], jQuery, Bootstrap, and more) * Scalable, decentralized (modular) applications architecture * Databases: relational (PostgreSQL, MySQL), NoSQL (Redis, Riak, MongoDB, Neo4j), big-data-specific (Google BigQuery, Amazon Redshift) * Background jobs processing: Sidekiq, Resque, delayed_job * Message queuing: RabbitMQ (AMQP) * RESTful APIs implementation, integration with any third-party APIs (including social media APIs: Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, and more), data harvesting from sites which do not provide an API * Rails applications deploy, monitoring, maintenance: Heroku, Amazon EC2, Linode, Digital Ocean) * Amazon Web Services infrastructure: EC2, S3, Glacier, Redshift,.. * Process: TDD/BDD with RSpec, Cucumber, Capybara, Zeus, Guard * Version control systems: svn, git (with GitFlow, GitHub Flow workflows) As a full-stack developer / technical architect, I can develop scalable and stable multi-node server-side applications and also can evaluate your Ruby/Rails application and make suggestions on possible optimizations / refactoring / adopting best practices. As a team lead, I can divide, prioritize and delegate tasks to developers, consult developers on best practices, ensure high overal quality of software product. I like challenges, have solid skills of problem solving, do not require supervision to successfully perform my duties. Dependability is also one of my key strenghts (never left my work half-done / half-functioning). If my current rate fits your project's budget, contact me to discuss technical and other aspects — I'm looking forward to it.

    Groups: Engine Yard Ruby on Rails Professionals Network

    $100.00 /hr
    13,081 hours
    5.00
  9. Topher L.

    Topher L.

    Specializing in Server Administration, Configuration, and Deployment

    United States - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 5

    I have been in the telecommunications industry for over 13 years and have worked as a consultant to major Fortune 500 companies in the past for both business and technology needs. I have a vast knowledge of anything that relates to the internet, both hardware and software realms and have worked on a variety of projects ranging from the simple to large scale transition ones spanning months at a time. I understand a business' need to get projects done right the first time and have always exceeded my clients goals. If they're not happy, I'm not happy. I have a dual bachelors degree from the University of Colorado at Denver in Business Information Technologies and Business Management. My Masters in Business Administration is in International Business and most IT skills I have picked up on my own or through various courses either online or at the local community college. I look forward to working with you and completing any projects you may have, from the quick fix to an entire server farm rebuild. I am also a word class back end programmer familiar with MySQL, Bash, PHP, Perl, and Python. Please, no front end design work, I don't have an eye for creativity (unless it's something simple of course). I look forward to working with you and any projects you may have for me.

    $39.00 /hr
    417 hours
    4.98
  10. Khizer Farooq

    Khizer Farooq

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

    Pakistan - Last active: 4 days 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