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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. Matt Durant

    Matt Durant

    Expert Software Developer, System Admin, and Business Manager

    United States - Last active: 22 hours ago - 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.

    $80.00 /hr
    15 hours
    4.97
  2. Alexander R.

    Alexander R.

    Senior IT/IS Architect, Analyst, Administrator

    Russia - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 4

    Senior Information Technologies, Networks and Systems Architect, Analyst and Administrator with extensive experience. Platforms: Windows, Linux, OS X Clouds: VMWare, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure Email systems: qMail, Postfix, Dovecot, Microsoft Exchange Web hosting: Nginx (Winginx), Apache, IIS, Nodejs, PHP, Perl, Tomcat Databases: MySQL, PostgreSQL, MSSQL, MongoDB Enterprise: Google Apps, Microsoft Office 365 And much more custom solutions, software and systems installation, configuration, maintenance and monitor.

    $33.33 /hr
    96 hours
    5.00
  3. Aaron H.

    Aaron H.

    Cisco UC Specialist/Expert - 10 Year CCIE

    United Kingdom - Last active: 22 hours ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

    A specialist in the full range of Cisco Unified Communications with full CCIE Voice qualification dating back 10 years, and over 15 years experience in IT primarily as a Cisco Channel Partner lead engineer in the UK. Strong design, deployment, administration, development and troubleshooting skills in: Communications Manager (CUCM/CallManager from version 3.1 to 10.5) Communications Manager Express Voice Gateways (TDM, Analog), CUBE/SIP, H.323 Contact Centre Express (UCCX/IPCC Express) Scripting, Deployment and Custom Reporting with Historical Reporting Client (HRC) and Cisco Unified Intelligence Center (CUIC) Presence/Jabber, Unity (Voicemail, Unified Messaging) Cisco UCS and VMware Unified Attendant Consoles (CUBAC, CUDAC, CUEAC, Attendant Console Advanced/Standard, and ARC Premium) I also have extensive networking experience, as well as significant experience with Microsoft Windows Server/Exchange and associated technologies and products. I have development skills in Java, MS SQL and Informix and various other scripting and programming languages such as PowerShell. I have experience with many Cisco-specific APIs especially with UCCX and CUCM.

    $88.89 /hr
    183 hours
    5.00
  4. Vladimir Mott

    Vladimir Mott

    Microsoft Exchange, Lync, & PowerShell Expert

    United States - Last active: 22 hours ago - Tests: 3

    Ex-Microsoft Senior Consultant with 15 years industry experience designing, deploying, securing and managing Microsoft Exchange, Lync, and Active Directory. Deep experience with multi-site deployments, Exchange Database Availability Groups, Lync Enterprise Voice,and hybrid Microsoft Office 365 deployments with SSO. Complex migrations to/from Exchange, Lync, and Office 365 are my specialty. Very experienced with complex hybrid / coexistence scenarios that require directory synchronization, federation, and custom PowerShell scripting. Excellent communication and problem-solving skills. I am based in California, USA. Technical Skills: - Exchange 2003/2007/2010/2013 - Lync 2010/2013 with Enterprise Voice - PowerShell Scripting - Office 365 - Forefront Identity Manager (FIM) - Active Directory - Windows Server 2003/2008/2012 R2 - Hyper-V - ADSI, LDAP, DNS, SMTP, TCP/IP

    $75.00 /hr
    426 hours
    5.00
  5. Andrew S.

    Andrew S.

    US-Based Microsoft and Citrix Systems Engineer

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4

    I've been administering Microsoft-centric server infrastructure for the last 7 years, and have in-depth experience with design, deployment, repair and support of all Citrix, VMWare, RES, and many Microsoft technologies. My experiences range from server administration roles, specialized application support, desktop support, virtualization implementation and administration to advanced networking jobs. For the last three years I've also been working with Virtualization Consulting firms to design, build and support the following: -Citrix XenApp, XenDesktop, XenServer, NetScaler products -VMWare ESXi and View -RES Workspace Manager, Automation Manager, Orchestration/IT Store -Microsoft RDS, Server 2003-2012R2, Hyper-V I am confident I'll be a great asset to your project or organization, and look forward to working with you!

    $95.00 /hr
    470 hours
    4.93
  6. Fakhar Anwar

    Fakhar Anwar

    Freelance Project Manager / Software Engineer / Web Developer

    Pakistan - Last active: 10 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 14

    I am seeking a challenging role to utilize my proven project management (Software design, development and deployment), software design and development(VISUAL BASIC.NET, VISUAL C#.NET, ASP.NET, SQL, AJAX, HTML5, CSS, jQuery, SMARTY, CodeIgnitor, RoR, AS 2.0, 3.0, Joomla, Wordpress, Drupal), system and network administration(SQL SERVER 2000, 2005, 2008, WINDOWS SERVER 2000, 2003, 2008) skills with devotion and responsibility to consciously contribute to the client’s satisfaction.

    $40.00 /hr
    243 hours
    4.99
  7. Vyacheslav D.

    Vyacheslav D.

    Microsoft Certified Professional: MCSE, MCSA, MCITP

    Ukraine - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 11

    My point - make all tasks with maximum effectiveness and less expenses. I have 10 years of hands-on experience as a system administrator/IT manager. Looking for interesting job / project(s). Able to work independently, but also is flexible team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Skills and knowledge - Microsoft software/services = Microsoft Windows 2003/2008/2012 server products = Windows XP/Vista/7/8 desktops + mass-deployment tools/technologies = DHCP/DNS/FTP = DFS namespaces & replication = Active Directory planning, setup, maintenance and troubleshooting = Active Directory Federation Services = Terminal Services / Remote Desktop Services / RemoteApp = Group Policy = Access Control and Auditing setup = MS Exchange 2007/2010/2013 = MS Office 2003/2007/2010/2013/365 = MS SQL 2000/2005/2008 = Microsoft Hyper-V My MS certification: https://mcp.microsoft.com/Anonymous//Transcript/Validate Transcript ID 982200 Access Code Prima753

    Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals

    $33.33 /hr
    371 hours
    4.99
  8. Waqas M.

    Waqas M.

    Expert Sr.Network/Systems Engineer CCNA , JNICA-EX ,JNCIA-ER , CISSP

    United Arab Emirates - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    I am looking for projects that I can complete on a part-time /full time basis. They can be either short term projects or long term projects. I can also provide ongoing consulting and administration if needed. I bring to the table a broad base of networking/system infrastructure design and operations skills withh touch of Software Management . My current focus for my oDesk clients has been implementation and support for • Routers: GSR 12006, 7600, 7200, 3800, 2800, 2900. • Switches: 6800, 6500, 4500, 4900, 3700, 3600, 2900, CE-500. • Load Balancers: Cisco ACE and Barracuda Load Balancer 440. • Firewalls and Security: Fortigate 300C, Fortigate 800 & 800C , Sonic Wall, Microsoft ISA , FWSM ,Cisco ASA 5500 series .Barracuda WAF, Sourcefire IPS, Cisco NAC, Cisco MARS, Entrasys NAC, Lumension . • Network Monitoring Software: Cisco LMS, Solarwinds, OPmanager. • Microsoft technologies: 2008 Active Directory, 2003 Active Directory, Microsoft DNS and DHCP, Microsoft clustering, IIS 6.0, 7.0 and 7.5. • Linux Technologies: NIS, NFS, Clustering, DNS, DHCP, Firewall. • OS: Linux 5.3, Linux 6.3, Win 2003, Win 2008., Ubuntu , CentOS Fedora • Programming Language: Java ,C++, C#, JSP,ASP ,PHP and .Net. • Servers: IBM Blade Center (HS22) IBM M4 (x3750, x3650). • Others: Office , Paper Cut , CYGWIN, OPEN VPN , OPENSWAN , Cloud computing(Azure). if you have a project that fits the bill, I would truly appreciate your consideration.

    $33.33 /hr
    79 hours
    4.99
  9. Oleksandr N.

    Oleksandr N.

    Senior System Administrator, Migration and Security L3 engineer, SSD

    Ukraine - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 20 - Portfolio: 16

    YOUR POSITIVE FEEDBACK IS THE HIGHEST AWARD FOR ME ;) Will do my best to assist you in any questions and tasks you may have =) Here is some info about my experience. SUMMARY Specialties: Information Technology / Internet / IT Division / Computer security/ Internet Services / System Administration/ Webmaster Support / Web Analysis/ SEO / SEM / Internet Marketing Web hosting services (SSD hosting solutions) EXPERIENCE: d(-_-)b Linux/Windows system administrator, Operations team EuroVPS/WebDomSolutions January 2012 - May 2013 Greece, Athens Responsibilities: - Tickets; - System administration and monitoring. Theoretical and practical skills: - Operating Systems: RedHat/CentOS/Fedora, Debian/Ubuntu, FreeBSD, Windows Server 2003/2008; - Virtualization: Virtuozzo, OpenVZ, VMware, Onapp Xen, Apache CloudStack; - Setup/configuration: nagios, kayako, racktables, confluence, observium, nginx, php-fpm, liteSpeed, Apache CloudStack, Hostbill, WHMCS, redmine; - Control panels: Plesk, WHM Cpanel. - Database Administration: SQL Server, MySQL, MariaDB ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ <( -'.'- )> freelancer SEO freelance October 2010 - March 2012 (1 years 6 months) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ o(^_^)o System Administrator / Techsupport Webintellects/Webhostgian/Jumpline/Webdomsolutions November 2010 - March 2012 (1 year 5 months) US, Ohio Responsibilities: - Live Chat support, Tickets; - System/Server/Control Panel administration; - Nagios monitoring; - Internet research and work with technical documentation. Operating Systems: * RedHat/CentOS,Fedora * Windows server 2003/2008 * VPS setup and configuration (Parallels Virtuozzo Containers); Advanced theoretical and practical skills in such areas: - Operating Systems: RedHat/CentOS/Fedora, Windows server 2003/2008; - Virtualization: VPS setup and configuration (Parallels Virtuozzo); - Security: Advanced knowledge of Linux security, Firewalls ( IPtables, CSF, APF, BFD, Fail2Ban), Encryption ( SSL), SSH, Host Security Auditing; - Software: Apache servers (versions 1.3.x/2.2), DNS (BIND 9), QMail, Sendmail, exim, LAMP, Plesk/Exim/Cpanel (installing/upgrading/maintaining), Drupal, Wordpress, Joomla, OsCommerce applications, Yum/RPM usage; - Database Administration: SQL Server 2003/2008, MySQL, MS access. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ b(^_^)d Internet Marketing Specialist || Web Analyst DCoM Soft, Inc. December 2009 – August 2010 (9 months) Responsibilities: - Internet Marketing strategy and tactics - Information architecture and Web site content planning - Research of partners - Internet Market Research - Research Usability Design - Online promotion of company's web-based products Skills: - Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) - Paid online Marketing / Pay per Click Management (PPC) - SEO Copywriting/Editing - Social Media Optimization and Marketing (SMO/SMM) - Experience running USA-targeted social Marketing - Writing press releases - Social networking (Twitter, Facebook, Google follow etc) - Google Products, AdWords/AdSense, Google Analytics, Webmaster tools, Google Merchant, etc. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ \(^_^)/ Customer Relations Representative || Advanced Technical Agent Ecommerce, Inc. May 2007 – October 2009 (2 years 6 months) Responsibilities: - Sales, billing and technical support in solving problems reported by clients; - Chat, helpdesk system, correspondence; - View, Adaptation, "repair" clients' sites; - Basic server/service diagnostic and reports to sysadmin department; - Internet research and work with technical documentation; - Work in team. Basic theoretical and practical skills in such areas: - Linux / Unix OS, Windows server 2000/2003, Windows XP/98; - Servers: Apache, bind, sendmail, ProFTP, MySQL, SQUID / SOCKS, MSSQL, Samba; - Easy coding: PHP, PERL / CGI, HTML, JavaScript, CF, ASP,. NET, C + +; - Widely used protocols (HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, POP, IMAP, FTP (s), TCP / UDP, etc); - HSPHERE control panel (versions 2.3 and 3).

    $34.88 /hr
    1,242 hours
    5.00
  10. Hector Bravo

    Hector Bravo

    IT Expert - Project Manager - PMP, ITIL, VCP, MCSE, MCDBA, VoIP

    Panama - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 13

    Design, Plan, Implement and Support for: - Windows Azure / Amazon EC2 - Microsoft Lync - Microsoft Sharepoint - Microsoft Exchange - Microsoft SQL Server - Microsoft Active Directory, ADFS - Microsoft Dynamics CRM - Windows Server / Hyper-V - Microsoft ISA/TMG/UAG - Microsoft SSCM, SCVMM, DPM - Microsoft Office 365 - Voice Integration with Lync - VMWare vSphere / ESXi - VMWare Site Recovery Manager (SRM) - Veeam Backup & Replication

    Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals

    $33.33 /hr
    930 hours
    4.56