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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 4.78.

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  1. Sushant Gulati

    Sushant Gulati Agency Contractor

    Windows 2000/2003/2008 AD, Exchange & Network Expert

    India - Last active: 09/07/2013 - Tests: 5

    * Active Directory * Microsoft Windows 2000 Server * Microsoft Windows 2003 Server * Microsoft Windows 2008 Server * TCP/IP * Virtualization *HP, Dell and IBM Servers * DNS, DHCP, Wins * Print Server * File Server *Veritas Backup Exec * MS Windows XP/2000/NT/9X desktop/workstation operating systems * SMS 2003 * WSUS * Network and Servers documentation * LAN hardware/software administration, design, installation and configuration Exchange 2000/2003/2007 & 2010 * Planning, Implementation and Configuration Microsoft Exchange * Migration and Transition from Legacy to the new version * Maintaining & Troubleshooting Exchange Issues * Creating Exchange Cluster * Hosted Exchange * Moving the Exchange to Microsoft Online Services/Cloud Certifications: * MCP - Microsoft Certified Professional * MCSA - Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator Virtualization: **************************** - Using System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 to manage physical and the virtual servers. - Setting up VDI desktops Virtualization for the clients as per the guidelines and the requirements. - Created timelines and planning solutions for VMware View upgrades and future releases. - Planned for virtualization initiatives like virtual desktops, using a POC (View 5, VDI, BYOD) while helping virtualized VMware networking. - Implementation, configuring and managing Hyper-V environment, including, load balancing and clustering between 2 or more Hyper-V host, replication and vMotion of Hyper-V virtual machines.

    Associated with: VirtualDesk

    $38.89 /hr
    142 hours
    4.08
  2. Ali Abbas

    Ali Abbas Agency Contractor

    Consultant

    United States - Last active: 11/09/2012 - Tests: 23 - Portfolio: 13

    With only 100 hours on oDesk i could be considered new to the oDesk platform. I am therefore offering the bargain rate of only ten dollars an hour for a limited time. I am doing this primarily to make some permanent clients who would see the quality of my work and would like to retain me as a contact in the long run. I would also be gaining some hours with hopefully perfect 5 star feedback to sustain my oDesk career. Process I Have a process that i follow and most of the time it works best for both parties. I try to get clear instructions. Then attempt to follow the instructions, verify and seek feedback to move forward. 1) Get directions for documented deliverables 2) Verify understanding and start work 3) Deliver on time and error free project for a win win situation. 4) Seek feedback to improve any skills that were Services: My services include but are not limited to Admin, Consultant, WordPress, Web Research, Data Entry, MS Access, MS Word, MS Excel, MS powerpoint, MS Project, MS Outlook, MS Sharepoint, MS SQL, MySQL, Social-Media-Marketing, Data Entry, Html, CSS, Virtual-Assistant-Skills, Google Docs, Open Office, Team Lead, YouTube expert, OScommerce, Business Process Outsourcing, php, Web development, P & C insurance claims management, ICD 9 codes, Diagnosis Codes, ERP solutions, CRM solutions, HL7 coding, HIPAA regulations and compliance, Windows Adminstation of Desktops and Servers...

    Associated with: Cybernex

    $11.11 /hr
    130 hours
    4.99
  3. Yasir Abdullah

    Yasir Abdullah Agency Contractor

    Microsoft Certified Professional/System Administrator/Network Support

    Pakistan - Last active: 12/01/2011 - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 3

    Over the last 9 years, I have experience in Managing windows Network. I have the experience in providing remote assistance and administration and resolving issues related to malware, spyware and torjan etc. I have enough experience to troubleshoot problems related to system and installing different application software and printer issue local and network printer. I have also the work experience in working MS Visual Basic and MS Access and developed more than 5 big project, and they are running fine, and I am seeking opportunities to boost up for you or your business.I also have some experience in the following areas: C, C++, MS Word, MS Excell, MS Powerpoint, Inpage, Coral Draw, MS Access, MS SQL, Adobe Photoshop, Coral Draw, MS Project, Different type of file conversions, Anti virus management.

    Associated with: Smash stars, Logix IT Soloutions

    $5.56 /hr
    15 hours
    5.00
  4. Sudip Das

    Sudip Das Agency Contractor

    Blogger, Technical Support Consultant, Social Media and SEO Specialist

    India - Last active: 12/02/2013 - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 10

    If you believe in quality work, fair price and on-time delivery then please contact me. I will make sure that you will come back to me for more projects. I am a passionate writer and blogger. My work has appeared in many internet magazines and blogs. I hold an MBA degree in Information Technology from a premium B-School. Love researching on internet and a movie critic. I have a zeal for programming, writing reviews, web development and a passion for innovation, which drives me ahead. I would be more than happy to provide references upon request. I have high speed internet access (broadband), two multimedia desktop pcs, web camera, laptop and an iPad. I am virtually accessible all the time and even on the go.

    Associated with: BiznBuzzPro

    $10.00 /hr
    11 hours
    4.84
  5. Tymur Islam

    Tymur Islam Agency Contractor

    Expert Freelance Network and Server Administrator

    Bangladesh - Last active: 09/04/2012 - Tests: 5

    I have over 10 (ten) years’ experience in design, build/implement and maintain computer networks of sizes varies from hundreds to thousands. My last project had Cisco routers, switches, firewalls and also IPT systems that serves nearly 2,000 (two thousand) users. My familiarity with routable protocol i.e. IP and routing protocols like RIP, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP help me to accomplish this. My Deployment experience of Call Manager 7.x and 8.x with Voice Mail (Unity Connection) and IVR makes me an excellent candidate for any small or large scale Cisco IP Telephony (IPT) System integration. I have also worked with Cisco ASA 5510, 5540 firewalls for large enterprise networks. Last but not least I have experience with networking using Microsoft Windows 200x Servers and Linux Servers, i.e. RedHat, CentOS etc. I am confident that I can deliver your network related jobs in efficient and cost-effective manner.

    Associated with: TRI-GEM OUTSOURCING PTE. LTD. Agency

    $12.00 /hr
    11 hours
    5.00
  6. Ihab Al Merhebi

    Ihab Al Merhebi Agency Contractor

    ► (Cisco CCNA | MCSE | Linux) Network, Security & Systems Engineer ◄

    Lebanon - Last active: 09/30/2013 - Tests: 15 - Portfolio: 1

    Over the past five years, I have been providing networking, security and systems solutions for various companies - Small to medium businesses and Service providers.I believe that my extensive work-experience coupled with my education (Masters degree and several certificates from Cisco, Comptia & Microsoft) will certainly prove fruitful to your business goals.My main areas of expertise fall in the Cisco, Microsoft & Linux domain. I also provide security assessment and consultation services.

    Associated with: Rethinking Technology Group Agency

    $20.00 /hr
    62 hours
    4.94
  7. EarlySail Software

    EarlySail Software Agency Contractor

    Invovation in Product Engineering and Web Development

    India - Last active: 12/17/2010 - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 8

    EarlySail focuses on the outsourced product development needs of software companies and ISVs. Our areas of expertise are: **_Mobile Application Development:_** EarlySail has a proven proficiency on Java Mobile Edition, Blackberry, Andriod, Symbian and other popular platforms. Our, "I Love Blackberry" application is considered as one of the most popular blackberry application. **_Product Development:_** EarlySail has expertise in outsourced product development and custom enterprise appication development services through a global delivery model. **_Web Application Development:_** EarlySail has created many innovative web based solutions . Our development skills and high quality standards have givenus an edge over our competitors.

    Associated with: EarlySail Software Pvt Ltd

    $20.00 /hr
    25 hours
    5.00
  8. Phil Swain

    Phil Swain Agency Contractor

    Computer Network and Support Technician

    Canada - Last active: 05/04/2013 - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 1

    Looking for IT work in a variety of areas not limited to: Networking, Security, Web Administration, and Web Development. Hardware: Installed and serviced system boards, processors, monitors, memory chips, power supplies, video and sound cards, hard drives, floppy drives, CDROM read-write drives, DVD drives, Zip drives, scanners, modems, cameras, printers, routers, switches, hubs. O/S: DOS, Windows 3.1/95/98/2000/XP/Vista/7, Windows Server 2003/2008R2, Linux Client/Server. Software: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, and PowerPoint), Lotus Notes 4.5/5.0, Internet Explorer 4.0/5.0, Firefox 3.6, UBCD4WIN, AntiVirus and Anti-Spyware Software, Imaging software. Networking Protocols: DNS, DHCP, HOSTS, SIP, SSL, SSH, IPv4, IPv6, SONET, TCP/IP, SNMP, SMTP, VPN, FTP, LAN/WAN, DSL. - Did troubleshooting, diagnosed, installed, upgraded, configured, and repaired computer systems and network system components. - Repaired and upgraded hardware and software for PC systems. - Added hardware to computer systems such as: hard drives, video cards, sound cards, printers and scanners. - Intermediate Knowledge of database programs such as MS Access. - Introduction to various programming languages such as C++/Perl. - Extensive knowledge in Networking and Computer hardware/software. - Knowledge of Windows and Linux Systems (Client and Server). - Knowledge in Virtualization software such as VMware Workstation. - Proficient in the use of various software packages including Microsoft Suite, Outlook, and VMware. - Well-organized and efficient. - Strong background in all phases of network and support. - Self-motivated and assertive. - Quickly learn procedures and methods. - Enjoy working with people. - Efficient and courteous. - Able to work with others toward a team goal.

    Associated with: NovaStar Technical Solutions Agency

    $13.33 /hr
    19 hours
    4.63
  9. Muhammad Usman Khichi

    Muhammad Usman Khichi Agency Contractor

    Windows 2003/2008 Services/Consultation, Vsphere Esx/ESXi, Magento

    Pakistan - Last active: 10/03/2014 - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 4

    I have 6+ years of solid, Windows 2003/2008/RHEL4.0/RHEL5.0/Vsphere client/server systems administration (5000+ users) proficiency in an enterprise environment, demonstrated strong experience with the major industry technologies • Ability to work proficiently with minimal daily guidance and bring mature seasoned skills when working with production systems • Able to thrive in fast paced and high-pressure environment • Excellent written and oral communications skills • Demonstrated experience presenting technology recommendations from a business perspective =========================== Major Areas =========================== Windows Server Environment 2003/2008 (AD,DNS, FSRM, FTP, Web, IIS, AVs, Backup/Restore, Troubleshoot) Cloud Computing using Vmware/ vSpehere (ESX/ESXi) vSphere SRM Disaster Recovery Design & Solutions Directory Service Management Infrastructure Design & Management Data Center Design and Management Security Policies Security Auditing =========================== Other Areas of Work =========================== Web Development Adobe Photoshop Experience Video/Graphic File Conversion PSD to HTML Document Translation Content Placement in Template Video Editing Tasks CAMTASIA Related (Tutorials, Editing) Bluecoat ProxySG Data Security Services PLESK CPANEL Amazon Web Services MS Sharepoint MS Office 365 MS Lync 2010 ==========================

    Associated with: Vortex Inc.

    $15.00 /hr
    40 hours
    5.00
  10. Nedi R.

    Nedi R. Agency Contractor

    System & Network Engineer and Web Developer

    Pakistan - Last active: 11/04/2014 - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 6

    8+ years of experience in IT Services, System & Network Administration and with outstanding success rate at installing, migrating,troubleshooting and supporting critical, multi-site deployment. Excellent communication skills with the ability to interface at all levels. A team player who also can work well independently and technical knowledge in the domain of Routing/Switching and Security.Basic role is to plan, organize, and manage staff and overall operations to ensure the stable operation of the organization’s IT infrastructure. This includes developing, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing key functional areas, particularly network infrastructure, server infrastructure, data communications, and telecommunications systems. http://www.linkedin.com/in/naveedrazaq  Managing Cisco Devices (2900 Series Router, 2900 Series Switches, 5500 Series Firewall)  RiverBed Stealhead (for WAN Optimization),  Lead project of successful Migration, Transition & Management of IBM Lotus to Microsoft Office 365.  Migration of ADS from MS Windows Server 2003 to MS Server 2008 server  Managing ESX 5.1 vsphere & migrate physical machines to VMs  Management of Cloud based Help Desk system  Avaya Based PBX Digital & VoIP Exchange configuration & management over 7 sites  Administration of remote sites & servers like ADS, DNS, DHCP, SQL, File Servers  Management of Network & IT related equipment about 400+ nodes  General Administration & troubleshooting of Router & switches & wireless network over 7 sites  Management of server ADS, Exchange 2010, Lotus, Share Point, Project Server, WSUS  Administration & configuration of monitoring tools like net flow, OP manager, syslog etc.  Deployment & configuration of SAN & R710 Servers for VMware virtualization  Deployment & configuration of Ruckus Wireless Lan Controller (Zone director).  Deployment & configuration of Kaspersky Antivirus Kit  Provide IT Support to remote users on site & PK site for critical jobs only  Disaster Recovery Planning and Implementation of all devices and Services.  Policies creation & implementation

    Associated with: Acme Solutions

    $11.11 /hr
    39 hours
    5.00