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Justin Porter

Justin Porter

Expert Server Administrator with Development Experience

United States - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

Justin Porter is a ten year veteran managing physical and virtual server environments. His number one goal is to maintain peak performance of software and hardware. (Visit for an uptime report of some environments managed by Justin). He is also the founder of Text Connects an IT consulting firm based in Connecticut. There he manages a wide array of server environments and web properties. During his time at Text Connects, Justin has setup and configured many small business networks and servers. He specializes in HIPAA compliance while working with Health Care facilities. Justin prides himself on the ability to explain problems and give solutions in plain English. Recently, he operated as an Airline Captain at a large US based airline, giving him experience in good resource management and the ability to pivot and make difficult decisions after analyzing the information given.

$100.00 /hr
0 hours

Lou Golar

Lou Golar

IT Support

United States - Tests: 2

I am an IT support professional with a wide range of skills, including Windows, Linux and Macintosh desktop and server systems. I am also experienced with Oracle, MySQL and PostgreSQL database management systems. My goal is to find work providing customer IT support for desktop, as well as server systems. I have over 8 years experience as a Tech Support Rep/Analyst for a variety of software on various operating systems. I also have extensive call center experience, as well as field service.

$13.33 /hr
0 hours

David Chait

David Chait

Senior Systems Administrator

United States - Tests: 1

I am a Bay Area based Sr. Systems Administrator with over 20 years of experience in the field. I have extensive experience working with both Linux (RHEL/Centos primarally), Amazon AWS, and Windows, as well as Cisco networking, and DBA work with MySQL and MSSQL. When creating administrative scripts, I tend to prefer python, but I am pretty flexible.

$22.22 /hr
0 hours

Manpreet Narang

Linux and Windows System Administartor

India - Tests: 4

MCA qualified Computer Professional associated with IT field for around 9 Years, with a Technical Edge of being a MCSE, CCNA and RHCT certified, having 8+ years of experience on server level. I have over 8 years of experience in server administration and web site hosting. I have worked as the web support team lead with a web hosting and web development company for 8 years, thus got the chance to work on different kind of platforms. I have hands-on experience in Different OS platforms like Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, Ubuntu, CentOS, Fedora, Redhat etc. I have worked on various application servers like IIS, SQL Server, Exchange Server, Active Directory Server, CRM Server, Sharepoint Server, DNS, Mail Enable, Smartermail, Icewarp merak, Apache, Mysql, Sendmail, Postfix, Bind, LAMP etc. I have worked on various Website hosting control panels including Cpanel, WHM, Plesk, Directadmin, zpanel and other web hosting companies panels. I have worked with all major hosting provider around like Godaddy, Rackspace, Hostgator, Linode, Amazon AWS, Bluehost, IXwebhosting, Mediatemple, Lunarpages, Softlayer, Heroku, 1&1, Bigrock, hostmonster etc. I also provide support and management for the Amazon Web Services environment. I have experience in setting up and managing simple and complex environment using AWS services including Amazon EC2, Amazon RDS, Amazon S3, Amazon Route 53, Amazon SES, Elastic load balancing, Amazon EBS, Amazon Cloudwatch etc. I can help you manage your AWS infrastructure and optimizing your running costs.

$15.00 /hr
56 hours

Pavel Stefanov

Pavel Stefanov

CI/Build Software Engineer

Bulgaria - Tests: 2

I'm working as a CI/Build Software Engineer. I have more than 4+ years of experience in Linux, Microsoft, Networking, Cloud Computing, Software Configuration, DevOps, Continuous Integration, Build and Release Management. I love working on Linux, wring BASH and Python scripts and learning new things every day.

$5.00 /hr
0 hours

Roman S.

System and network administrator

Russia - Tests: 2

More than 10 years of making rock stability systems. Over 5 years of supporting dedicated servers (more than 300). Microsoft certified IT professional (2003 - 2008 -2012, ISA-TMG, Exchange, all services), Unix expert (Debian/Ubuntu, CentOS/Redhat prefer), MacOS administrator. Good skills in virtualization (Hyper-V, Xen, VmWare etc), VoIP (asterisk, mera, 3cx) MCTS: Microsoft Windows Vista, Configuration MCITP: Enterprise Support Technician on Windows Vista; MCTS: Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuration MCTS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuration MCTS: Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure, Configuration

$14.99 /hr
0 hours

Aleksey Zhekov

Aleksey Zhekov

Windows Administration Team Leader

Ukraine - Tests: 2

- Architecture planning, project implementations, support, Azure Active Directory Connect, O365, SSO; - Architecture planning, project implementations, support, Exchange 2013 Hybrid deployments; - Architecture planning, project implementations, support, migrations Exchange, Lync/S4B, AD, and O365; -Administration, support and optimization IT infrastructure based on Windows Server 2008/2012; - Administration, maintenance and optimization of mail organization based on MS Exchange 2010/2013; - Troubleshooting Exchange 2013 servers; - Performing restore test of mail organization; - Implementing and administration Cisco IronPort; - Implementing and administration MS Forefront TMG 2010; - Implementing and administration System Center Data Protection Manager 2012; - Implementing and administration System Center Operation Manager 2012; - Implementing and administration virtualization solution on Microsoft Hyper-V Windows Server 2012; - Implementing and administration Microsoft SharePoint 2010/2013; - Implementing and administration Microsoft Lync Server 2013; - Installation and administration of Microsoft SQL 2008/2012 servers; - Scripting with Windows Powershell; - Implementing and administration PRTG Enterprise Network Monitor. - Consultations and support with products MS Office 2007/2010/2013/2016 and Windows 7/8/10 operational systems.

$22.22 /hr
61 hours

Priyaranjan Sahu

Priyaranjan Sahu

Expert in Linux and Windows server administration.

India - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 19

--> DNS management (Registrar end and Hosting end), --> Mail Services (Postfix, Qmail, Exim, Mail enable, Exchange), --> FTP Services (Proftpd, PureFTP,VSFTP), --> Plesk Panel (Windows and Linux), --> Cpanel (Linux) and Enkompass (Windows), --> Virtuoozzo (VPS, Linux and Windows), --> Webmail (Roundcube, Horde, Squirrel, Atmail), --> Database (MySQL, MSSQL, Jet) --> Statistics analysers (Awstats, Webalizer and etc) --> SPAM checkers (Spamassasin, Boxtrapper) --> Network Administration (CCNA, Linux and Windows) --> Webservers (Apache, Nginx, IIS) --> CMS (Wordpress, Joomla, Magento, PHPFox, Wiki, Forums, Drupal) --> Technical SEO with speed optimisation from server end. --> Scripts installation (PHP, Perl, Shell) --> Server Hardening. --> Installation of Softwares on a server environment. --> Migration and setup of websites with minimum downtime. --> Technical article writing. --> Active Directory. --> Lync Server. ---> Parallels Operations Automation. --> Parallels Business Automation. I am glad to provide Technical help related with Servers both Linux and Windows as well as technical help related with wordpress, Joomla, Magento, Drupal and SEO optimizations. I have worked with Parallels Products like Virtuoozzo, Plesk and also worked with Cpanel from the past 3 years totally dedicated. I am an expert in Web-hosting industry. I am also an expert in Network administration. Please check my Blog for some solutions:

84% Job Success
$22.22 /hr
21 hours

Bhushan Katariya

Bhushan Katariya

Microsoft Windows and Exchange Analyst

India - Tests: 3

A Highly motivated and result-oriented individual with over 10 years of experience in a professional environment having a great work culture and meticulous attention to detail with emphasis to customer satisfaction. Ability to achieve set targets and goals in a timely manner. Microsoft Certified System Engineer in Windows Server 2003 with Exchange and Technology Specialist in Windows Server 2008. Extensive hands-on experience in configuring, monitoring, upgrading, migrating and maintaining systems running Microsoft Exchange Server suite (2003 to 2013). Extensive hands-on experience in configuring, monitoring, upgrading, migrating and maintaining systems running Microsoft Active Directory Services(2003, 2008). Extensive hands-on experience in configuring, monitoring, and maintaining systems running Microsoft Cluster Services. Extensive hands-on experience in configuring, monitoring, upgrading, migrating and maintaining systems running Microsoft SharePoint Services(MOSS 2007). Troubleshooting Windows Server related issues(AD, DFS, IIS, DHCP, DNS, and WSUS) Projects, Installations, Configurations and Migrations etc. Configuring and troubleshooting on Mailbox, CAS, and Hub and Edge server roles installations. Configuring High availability solutions like Local Continuous Replication/Cluster Continuous Replication/Standby Continuous Replication technologies. Troubleshooting on Mailbox Migration, Public Folder replication, Database Inconsistency, Exchange services, Offline Address Book, Recovery Storage Groups. Implementing Disaster Recovery in exchange servers for recovering exchange information. Configuration and Troubleshooting External Mail flow (Inbound/Outbound), Mail flow between servers, Spam issues, Edge Synchronization. Configuring Anti spam/Transport agents, Application Relay, SMTP/Transport service problems. Analyzing and evaluating issues using various tools and utilities like EXBPA, EXTRA, ExMon, PFDAVAdmin, Exmerge, DCDIAG, NetDiag, NLtest, telnet, Replmon, AD modify, ADMT, MFCMAPI, etc. Installation, Configuration & Monitoring of Trend Micro Internet Messaging Security Suits & Symantec Endpoint Security. Basic Hygiene & Server hardening of all Windows OS, Linux OS & Subsystems likes IIS, ADS, and SQL Server etc. Security Health Check of all Windows & Linux OS. Ensure documentation of all activities & procedures adhering to organization standards.

100% Job Success
$16.67 /hr
367 hours

Ulisses Righi

Ulisses Righi

Systems Engineer, SharePoint MCSE, Windows Server MCSA

Brazil - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 5

Hello! I am a systems administrator and SharePoint Expert with more than nine years of experience in the field. I have worked from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies supporting, managing and administering Microsoft Server products, including Exchange, SharePoint, Office 365, Lync, Hyper-V and SQL Server. I am a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert on SharePoint 2013 and a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate on Windows Server 2012. For the last five years, I have administered and provided support to SharePoint 2007, 2010 and 2013, Exchange 2007, 2010 and 2013, Office 365, Lync Server, SQL Server 2008 and 2012, Hyper-V, VMWare ESXi, BlackBerry Enterprise Server, Postfix and Apache. My interests are in cloud services and information management. I have also led a small team on a very complex Lotus Notes to SharePoint 2007 migration project for one of the largest electrical companies in Brazil, which brought me experience on team management and software development. I'm looking forward to help companies achieve their goals through my expertise and excellent work ethic. If you want to have a look at my MCP Transcript, please access and enter the following information: Transcript ID: 781542 Access Code: tsulissess

100% Job Success
$34.00 /hr
168 hours