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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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  1. Chouyab Abdelfettah

    Chouyab Abdelfettah

    Email Support & Translator En/Fr & En/Ar

    Morocco - Last active: 11/07/2013 - Tests: 4

    holds a Master degree University Specialized Systems Engineering and Computer Networks, which aims to train highly qualified professionals in the field of systems and networks, whose mission is the design of infrastructure (servers, active equipment, LAN and WAN ) to their evolution, maintenance, supervision and exploitation.Dans this context, the role of systems / network administrator is the management and monitoring of servers and networks to manage backups, maintenance and security.

    $5.56 /hr
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  2. Lucas Henrique Garcia

    Lucas Henrique Garcia

    MCSA - Windows Admin, Exchange Admin

    Brazil - Last active: 10/18/2013

    Hello, I'm an Windows Administrator with +4 years of experience on IT. My focus is on Windows Server, Exchange Server, Powershell and Hyper-V/Vmware. I'm working at IBM since 2009 and my certifications on the area will be listed bellow. Microsoft ID: #6958243 Title: MCSA+ M, MCP, MCTS • 70-290 - Managing and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment. • 70-620 - Microsoft Windows Vista Client • 70-291 - Implementing, Managing, and Maintaining a Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure • 70-260 - Configuring Exchange Server 2007 • 70-662 - Configuring Exchange Server 2010 • 70-410 – Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012

    $14.44 /hr
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  3. Catherine Ortiz

    Catherine Ortiz

    Account Executive, Financial Advisor, Database Administrator

    Philippines - Last active: 08/26/2014 - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 4

    To be able to contribute to the organizations development and further expansion by sharing the following qualifications I acquired over a decade of work experience and intensive studies: • Experience includes diverse skills in Business Administration, Financial Management, Human Resouse Management, Managerial Decision Making, Management and Marketing Analysis, Sales on Insurance and Mutual Funds, Online Sales Executive; • Highly competent with Desktop Application, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Powerpoint, Systems Analysis and Designing, and Developing Business Systems; • A well trained educator equip with technical skills who is conversant with the present classroom managements best practices; faciliities and molds students with a heart; actively participates in the realization of the schools mission and vision; • Committed to life-long learning and professional development; a team player; optimistic, can work with less supervision and fluent in English Communication.

    $15.00 /hr
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    Systems, DC, Virtualization Integrator/Architect/Administrator

    Bangladesh - Last active: 10/17/2013 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

    • More than 8 years of rich & extensive overseas and indigenous experience in the area of Enterprise IT Architecture Domain knowledge in the bank & financial services. Primary focus is on Oracle Flexcube and VMware virtualization solutions but also brings to bear a wealth of experience with Cloud Computing, Datacenter Design & architecture, ITIL Design, Networking, Storage, and Microsoft solutions as well. • IT Management Expertise: In depth experience with IT Operations, Project Management, Service Level Agreements (SLA), methodology standards of ITIL, ITSM, ISO 17799, ISO 20000 & COBIT, IT Budget (OPEX & CAPEX), Personnel administration & Career development. • IT Consultation Expertise: In depth working experience with RFP/RFI, Bid Proposal. • Solutions Expertise: Experience with Oracle Flexcube, VMware Cloud computing & virtualization and MS CRM & Exchange. • System Integrator Expertise: Experience integrating Business Intelligence, Weblogic, SOA, Data warehousing, Oracle DB 11g, WSDL, XMLXSDs, JDBCODBC, IIS, MS Sharepoint, MS SQL 2k5/8 with SQL, PL/SQL, Store Procedures, triggers, HTML, JavaScript, J2EE, BPEL, Shell scripting and others skills. • Virtualization Expertise: Strong understanding of Server & Desktop Virtualization and Cloud Computing of VMware technology. Hands on experience with VMware ESX & ESXi, VMware View, VMware v Center, Physical to Virtualization Migrations, Site Recovery Manager, HA/DRS, Capacity Planner & Workstation. • IT Infrastructure & Information Security Expertise: Experience with significant depth in Enterprise Datacenters including servers, storage and network. Sound skills in working with enterprise storage technology of NetApp (NAS, SAN, Fiber Channel, iSCSI); good understanding of Network Infrastructure of Cisco, Microsoft & Unix technologies with ADDS, IP, VPNs, DHCP, DNS, SSL, Proxy, MRTG, network routing, firewalls & switching skills as well as good working experience in HP & Dell servers. • Having experience in all phases of IT life cycle and SDLC from requirements analysis, design, development, testing, documentation, implementation and administration.

    $22.22 /hr
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  5. Zeljko Vucetic

    Zeljko Vucetic

    Zeljko Vucetic M.Sc. ICT

    Croatia - Last active: 04/20/2012 - Tests: 5

    I consider myself a person who always want's to learn new things and never stop with his education. Networking and security seems to me like a very big field of new thing to learn. Somethings I managed to cover through my certifications(CCNA, CCNP), but there are a lot more things out there (CCIE is the goal :). I am a team player, open minded , willing to perform and impress. I believe to be a person who if you give a chance to prove himself will not let you down. Specialties: - Configuration, planning and implementation of LAN networks (Cisco switches and routers) - Implementing security in network environment - Configuration, planning and implementation of wireless network (Cisco WLC, Motorola WS and RFS series)

    $11.11 /hr
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  6. Pushpendra Kumar

    Pushpendra Kumar

    Sr.System Administrator

    India - Last active: 11/27/2013 - Tests: 4

    I have a 5 years of experience in IT as system Administrator o Team Lead o Training manager o Implemented Active directory in office organization o Configuring Esxi and Virtual machines o Server maintenance and build o Data center server maintenance and performance o Design and implement network and storage architecture o Setup and troubleshoot ERS application o Working on remotes in Data center environment o Alerts and troubleshoot o Troubleshooting and handling 250 users o Inventory Management(Inventory Head) o Network troubleshoot

    $7.78 /hr
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  7. Glenn F.

    Glenn F.

    Information Technology Consultant

    India - Last active: 11/25/2013 - Tests: 2

    Accomplished Executive and Technology / Business Solutions Architect with more than 18 years chronicle of success with start-ups in establishing and optimizing Information Technology Performance turnaround and established environments for startup companies and small businesses. Extensive, diverse IT background combined with deep understanding of the intersection between technology, business, and operational needs. Progressive, Strategic Thinker and Astute Technology Analyst, synthesizing organizational needs with viable IT solutions to address a wide range of business problems. Has global IT delivery experience leading highly-visible technical projects and transitioning Operations for IT and Non-IT companies. Combines expertise in IT Operations, Web & Enterprise application development with years of experience in building & improving large, complex enterprise server & network operations organizations. Core Competencies: • Infrastructure Development • Relationship Management • Project Lifecycle Management • Team Building & Leadership • New Technology Integration • Strategic & Operational Planning • Technology Evaluation/Selection • Testing/Troubleshooting • Problem Resolution • Resource Management • Executive Leadership Throughout these successful years of experience in Information Technology, I have developed a wide range of skills in Information Technology Operations as cited below: * Virtualization: Citrix Xen Server & VMware Esxi Hypervisor * Operating Systems / Environment: Sun Solaris (5.5.1, 5.7, 5.8, 9, 10), HP UX (10.20, 11.0, 11.11), IBM AIX (11.11), SCO UNIX, Apple Mac OS, Redhat LINUX (5.2, 6.0, 6.1, 6.2, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 9), Redhat Enterprise Linux, Ubuntu, CentOS, FreeBSD, Windows Server 2008, 2003, 2000, NT Server 4.0 and 3.51, Windows 7, NT Workstation 4.0, Windows 95/98 & Millennium, Windows for Workgroups, Novell NetWare 3.11/3.12/4.00 & MS-DOS * Mail Servers: Sendmail, MS-Exchange 2000 & 2003 * Hardware & Networking: Servers, Desktops and Laptops like Mac Mini - Apple, Dell, HP, IBM, HCL, Lenovo etc. as per Infrastructure and production requirement. * Proxy Server: Squid, Winproxy * File Server: Samba, NFS, DFS, SMB * Security: Security policy design and Implementation, ACL, SSH * Web & FTP Server: Apache, VSFTPD, Pure-FTPD, Windows IIS & FTP * Monitoring Tools: Nagios, WhatsupGold, OpenNMS, HP OpenView, SiteScope * Other Services: DNS, DHCP, WINS, Active Directory, Configuring different levels of RAID, Software Deployment * Mail Client: MS Outlook, Outlook Express, Thunderbird, Netscape Navigator, Eudora Miscellaneous Tasks • Installed and configured most commercial software packages / tools like MS Office 2010/2007/2003/2000/97, Visual Studio Products, WordStar v4.0 through 7.0, Lotus/VP Planner as well as several other proprietary software. • Developed application software for different organizations using Cobol, dBase III+ and IV, Multi-user FoxBASE +, FoxPro 2.5, Visual FoxPro and Clipper 5.0/5.01. • Assertive trouble-shooter of hard-to-solve hardware, Networking and OS problems. • Installed Cisco, 3Com, Accton, D-Link and other branded Hubs/Switches, Wireless Routers and Access Points, Cabling, Crimping etc. & very familiar with all Networking hardware. • Installed and Configured Routers (Sangoma (S508), Cisco (2500, 2600), Netgear & D-Link Wireless Routers), PIX Firewall (Cisco PIX Firewall 515) and Ethernet Switches (Cisco, Dlink, Allied Telesyn). My core competency lies in complete end-to-end setup and management of the IT Infrastructure. I also work on Open Source technologies / platforms and have vast experience in this domain and I am seeking opportunities to work for you or your business from the ground up. I also have a team of professionals with experience in the following areas: HTML, DHTML, PHP, MySQL, SQL, Ajax, OOP and Software Design and Testing.

    $11.11 /hr
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  8. Rokonuzzaman Khan

    Rokonuzzaman Khan

    Expertise in Server and Network Administration with L2 and L3 Devices.

    Bangladesh - Last active: 09/09/2013 - Tests: 2

    ○ More than SEVEN years working experience in information technology especially in the fields of network and server administration, windows AD, UNIX administration, software development and UNIX system support. ○ Experience in customized web and application development using WordPress (PHP, MySQLand Visual Studio). ○ Familiar with TCP/IP networking and routing protocol. ○ Experience with CISCO, MIKROTIK and JUNIPER router. ○ More than three years working experience in Windows 2008 Server and Redhat Linux operating system. ○ Experience in network planning, configuring, monitoring, troubleshooting and supporting of network systems in UNIX and windows environment. ○ Familiar with Sun Solaris, UBUNTU server and system backup technique. ○ Working experience in network storage system and RAID enclosure. ○ Experience with Perl programming and UNIX shell scripting. ○ Experience of configuring and maintaining of VPN Server, DNS (bind) server, Proxy (squid) Server, Mail (sendmail, postfix) server, HTTP (apache, php) server, FTP server and DHCP server on Linux platform.

    $10.00 /hr
    0 hours
  9. Muahmmad Saeed

    Muahmmad Saeed

    System& Network Administrator

    Pakistan - Last active: 09/22/2014 - Tests: 5

    Currently i m working in Comsats Internet Service ( which is a network IT & system solution provider & internet provider network big net work in IT in Pakistan here i have done many project of I.T system & networks like that wireless lan wireless Point to Point wifi Wan LAN networks i am a Experience person in system & networks & communication

    $5.56 /hr
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  10. Prasanth Kp

    Prasanth Kp

    Windows server and Firewall specialist

    India - Last active: 09/27/2014 - Tests: 2

    Hi, I am prasanth.I have currently 6 year experience in windows and firewall field and also i have the knowledge in new technology like as visualization,cloud etc.. I have 6 years of solid experience in Information Technology as Network/System Administrator, Network, System, Managing IT function on a day-to-day operational basis and Resource utilization. I am professionally qualified with Certifications from CCNA ,CCNA Security and Certifications from Microsoft -MCP, MCITP - Enterprise Administrator

    $7.78 /hr
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