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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. Hasain Ahmed

    Hasain Ahmed

    Technical Support and Network Operation

    Bangladesh - Last active: 5 months ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 2

    I have been working on system Integration, Automation, Routing, Switching and as a Technical Adviser. My core expertise is on Microsoft Based System, Linux System and Cisco Products. I am managing Microsoft Exchange, Sharepoint, ISA, Active Directory, DNS, IIS, VPN. And for Network I have deep knowledge on Routing, Switching, VPN, Access List, OSPF, Nat and other Cisco Operation. I have also the professional certification on MCSE, MCSA, CCNA, CCNP, HP ATP- Server Administrator, HP ATP- Server Solution. I am interested to focus me in freelancing. Interested to work with honesty and reliability with the trusted and reliable contractor who really need the proper solution. Regards Hasain Ahmed

    $10.00 /hr
    8 hours
  2. Sivaramakrishna Gaddam

    Sivaramakrishna Gaddam

    Expert in VMware,Microsoft and Citrix Technologies

    India - Last active: 04/26/2013 - Tests: 2

     Having an enriched professional experience of 5+ years. VMware  Installing, configuring & managing VMware ESX and ESXI  Installing, configuring & managing Virtual Center 4.0  Experience on configuring datastore to ESX server using SCSI, iSCSI or LUN  Configuring Software-Initiated iSCSI Storage, Increasing the Data store size  Configuring DRS in a Cluster. And the DRS Automation Level Using DRS Affinity Rules  Configuring and managing HA Settings and Customizing HA for Virtual Machines  Creating Virtual Machine and installing Guest OS like Win2003,Win2008,XP,Win7  Creating Cluster, resources pool, Template & Clone in ESX 4.0  Migrating the Physical Server to Virtual Server using VMware Convertor (P2V Convention)  Configuration and managing of Permissions in VC Server  Troubleshooting VCenter server issues  Troubleshooting ESX Server issues  Troubleshooting HA & DRS issues  Adding additional hardware resources and expanding the OS partition of VM’s using Diskpart and Gparted  Creation and management of Snapshots  Writing PowerCLI Scripts to Automate Tasks and generating Reports  Windows  Day to day management and maintenance of the MS Windows environment. DHCP, DNS, AD, MS-SQL, Backup Server, Antivirus, IIS and File Servers...Etc  Automating the tasks by writing scripts using VB scripting & power shell scripting  Troubleshooting Windows OS Issues, OS crashes  Monitoring the servers using Nagios and work on alerts triggered in nagios  Co-coordinating with vendors in case of Server hardware failures  Assigning rights and privileges to users to access files and folders  Coordinate with vendor, tech team, Enterprise management team and NOC to resolve user issues.  Troubleshooting the event log on the servers.  Remote Server Administration through VNC, Remote Desktop Connection… etc  Installing and configuring SQL 2000,2005,2008 servers  Managing the SCCM infrastructure for India location  Creating collections, advertisements for remote installation of software using SCCM  Installing and configuring Citrix Xen desktop delivery controller (DDC)  Installing and configuring Citrix Provision services (PVS), Licensing server

    $11.11 /hr
    1 hours
  3. Mark Broge

    Mark Broge

    Professional Voice Talent, Graphic Designer, Copywriter and Producer

    United States - Last active: 05/26/2011 - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 3

    I am an experienced voice talent and copywriting professional with experience in both radio and TV, and have created a wide range of graphic design pieces that have been used in print and electronic advertising, promotional materials and many other areas. I encourage you to view my LinkedIn profile for recommendations from past projects and co-workers at as well as my portfolio projects here at oDesk. I am looking for opportunities to build and grow brand recognition. I seek to provide proven marketing expertise to companies or individuals that are looking to maximize their advertising budget. I enjoy the challenge of helping to develop and create the visions that propel your marketing to the top. If you have a project and need a professional, let's talk.

    $16.67 /hr
    1 hours
  4. Jeff Naperski

    Jeff Naperski

    Network Administrator

    United States - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 2

    I’m a network administrator that primarily focuses on creating/maintaining a highly available network infrastructure. I have a passion for technology, so whether that means keeping up on the latest trends, to implementing and adapting to new software in the network are just some of the ways I try to keep that passion continuing. As a network administrator, I strive to keep a constant balance between keeping a reliable network to meeting a customer/co-workers needs from end to end. Primary Areas of Focus Microsoft Hyper-V Highly Availability/Failover Clustering, Windows Server 2003-2008 R2, Equallogic Storage Arrays, Exchange 2003-2010 SP1 with Database Availability Groups, Riverbed WAN Optimization, Active Directory Domain Services, Cisco IOS Switching/Call Managers, Windows XP-Windows 7, Microsoft Office 2003-2010

    $27.78 /hr
    4 hours
  5. Carlo Enquig

    Carlo Enquig

    Network Administrator / Remote Desktop Support

    Philippines - Last active: 06/20/2013 - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

    RESPONSIBILITIES: •Configures and manages Firewall, Antivirus Server, HP Routers, Switches, Proxy Server, ESX Server, Domain Controller , FTP, DNS ,WINS, Printer Server, RDP, SSL VPN, IP Sec VPN, Remote Access, UTM, IDP, ADP, CRM, Security Endpoint Appliance, Linux Server, AP, ACL, Routing , IP Addressing and Sub-netting •Installs and Manages Windows Operating System, VMware, Linux Mail Server , ISA Proxy Server and RADMIN Server ACCOMPLISHMENT: •Successfully Set-up ASTARO UTM Internet gateway firewall ,RAS, TMG and SSL VPN for remote users Oct 2010 - Oct 2011 Robinsons Land Corporation Position: Network Administrator RESPONSIBILITIES: •Configures and manages Firewalls for twenty – six (26) Robinsons Malls in the Philippines •Manages POS System of all tenants, WIFI connectivity, VLAN , L3 Switches , Terminal Server, Thin Print , VMware , I-text System, AP Monitoring, Nomadix, CRM and UTM ACCOMPLISHMENT: •Successfully set-up the network infra of RLC-Dasma, RLC- Imus, Crown Plaza Hotel and Holiday-Inn Hotel Oct 2009 - Oct 2010 KRISZHA TECHNO HUB Position: Head Technician RESPONSIBILITIES: •Performs basic technical configuration of every PC to gain access in Local Area Network (LAN).Plus, perform basic strategies to upraise the profit of the business. •Manages all computers and printers and repair them as part of maintenance. •Performs server - client installation. TECHINICAL SKILLS: Expertise in Windows OS, PROXY SERVER, TS, AD, Routing, Linux, VMware, Load Balancer, RDP (VNC, REMOTE ADMINISTRATOR, TEAM VIEWER, DAMEWARE), Network Infra (lay-out and implementation) , UTM,IDP, ADP, FTP, DNS, WINS, RAS, Routers, L3 SW, L2 SW, VLAN, STP, Virtualization and Consolidation.

    $7.78 /hr
    1 hours
  6. Kristine Lord

    Kristine Lord

    Data-Base Management, Excel Reporting and Administration

    United States - Last active: 05/29/2014 - Tests: 2

    Marketing professional with exceptional technical skills, experience and education. Skilled in areas of digital media, targeted mass communications, marketing databases, budgeting, pricing analytics, reporting, scheduling, promotions & events. Project management. Inventory control and distribution. Experienced liaison for internal and external groups, clients, sales teams, customer services, IT departments, vendors and accounting. Price negotiations and facilitate timely payments. Strong attention to detail, proactive in problem-solving & flexible to rapid changing working environments. Work well with others. Qualified to work independently, prioritize, initiate, route and self-manage projects with follow-through. Organized, thorough and neat. Proficient internet, Mac & PC user including cloud and communications networks. Skilled with Microsoft Office i.e. Excel Spreadsheets, VLookUp, PivotTables, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook as well as Adobe.

    $15.00 /hr
    1 hours
  7. Sergii N.

    Sergii N.

    ASP.Net / .Net developer and more...

    Israel - Last active: 11/30/2013 - Tests: 4

    Over 20 years of experience in software development with expertise in analysis, design, development and support.Have strong experience in .Net development environments and databases.Experience in translation applications' codes from C/C++ to C#, VB and conversely.Main specialization:Web applications, Web services, Web server components (C#, VB.NET)Windows-based applications, Windows components (C#, VB.NET, VB, C++)Database design and support (MS SQL)Payment systems.

    $19.00 /hr
    0 hours
  8. Vladimir B.

    Vladimir B.

    PowerBuilder Developer

    Israel - Last active: 01/26/2006

    Personal profile: I’m responsible, high motivated to final results, with outstanding ability and flexibility to understand business and user requirements in order to design and implement efficiently. I’m always loyal to firm where I work. I can work in work time and over time. I’m cherry, friendly in relation with colleagues. I like work and study. SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS : 8 years of electronic device and radio complex development, 5 years of IT management, 4 years of extensive business analysis, 13 years of programming experience and 7 years of PowerBuilder 5. * - 8. * (with PFC) and T-SQL software development experience. The great experience in all stages of projects, thorough knowledge of RDBMS and client-server architecture.

    $9.00 /hr
    0 hours
  9. Mohammad Mahfuzur Rahman

    Mohammad Mahfuzur Rahman

    Expert Freelance Web Developer using HTML, CSS, jQuery and PHP

    New Zealand - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 4

    Recently migrated to Auckland, New Zealand. Over 15 years of experience in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector of Bangladesh. Has worked as an ICT Manager, Systems Engineer, Programmer, Web Developer and Computer Instructor over the period. Currently trying to build a career in freelancing using my experiences accumulated over the last 15+ years. I am an organised and dedicated employee, with excellent attention to detail and strong time management skills. I enjoy work that is challenging, interesting and allows me to take ownership. Interested in developing web pages using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery and PHP.

    $15.00 /hr
    2 hours
  10. Mohammad Salah Uddin

    Mohammad Salah Uddin

    Network & System Administrator

    Bangladesh - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 3

    An IT Professional with experience over 7 years in design, implementation and maintenance of data center, mission critical system and network administration, layer 2/3 switching ,routing & Firewall, disaster recovery plan, Structured copper cable, fiber optic and wireless network, IT security and IT enabled services with a remarkable experience of working with Cisco, Mcafee, Dell, HP, WiLan; Red Hat Linux and Microsoft Windows platform. Keen to take up a challenging workforce where I can contribute my full effort to obtain utmost output and diversify my creative sphere in the arena of Information and Communication Technology according to my professional, academic & personal experience with a result oriented performance track.

    $7.22 /hr
    8 hours