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Bret Fisher | Elance
 
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Bret Fisher

The Tech Whisperer: A Senior Microsoft Engineer
   United States
  |   Virginia Beach, VA
  |  10:06 am Local Time

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Overview

Specializing In Windows infrastructure (private or public cloud) and Microsoft server apps like Exchange, SharePoint, SQL, Lync, Azure, and Active Directory.

Co-Founder of WinSitter.com for you to monitor your servers quickly and completely.

Fantastic at Windows engineering and administration, over 15 years direct experience managing systems, people, and networks from 10 to 10,000. Hold over 25 Microsoft certifications, and half dozen others, listed at bottom (yawn).

I'm an engineering virtualist; mixing high-end skills such as Hyper-V,...

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Aug 23, 2012|System Administration|Private|Completed
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Aug 23, 2012|System Administration|Private|Completed
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Jul 21, 2011|System Administration|Private|Completed
Jun 15, 2011|System Administration|Private|Completed
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Portfolio

In 2011 I co-founded this company with Kevin Griffin http://www.kevgriffin.com/ and...
http://winsittercom

Skills (10)

Tested
Microsoft Sharepoint Development
Exchange Server
Citrix XenApp
Microsoft Windows Server
Active Directory
Cloud Hosted Microsoft Systems
Microsoft SQL Server Programming
Microsoft BPOS
Network Administration
VoIP

Service Description

Specializing in Microsoft server systems and supporting technologies.

Quotes of previous management and co-workers from LinkedIn:

"Bret's knowledge of all aspects of Information Technology is second to none."..."Bret's technical skills are only matched by his personal skills. He has the ability to build relationships with customers and coworkers. I would recommend him for any engineering opportunity."

"Bret is one of the more innovative individuals I have had the opportunity to work with. An extremely knowledgeable person on current technology..."

"Top notch Microsoft expertise, and I'm still trying to figure out how he keeps as current as he does. If there is something new in the IT field, he will know about it, and his solutions are rock solid!"

History of employment includes Navy enlisted, private and public sector full-time, and indi consulting.

Examples projects include SharePoint 2007 and 2010 admin, with experience deploying and designing farms from 30 users to 5,000. Exchange admin of every version since the good-ol-days, and I can take your basic email system to the next level with Exchange 2010 Unified Messaging and integration with Microsoft OCS and Lync.

Currently performing Office 365 Migrations, SharePoint 2013 Migrations, MDT 2012 deployments, Azure Cloud development and deployments, and more.

Great documentation and proper recovery plans are areas I always insist on with my solutions, as the system is only as good as it's maintainable and...

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Employment

Core Enable
Systems Engineer, Owner
2009 - Present
My LLC that I do all my work under as a full-time freelancer. Focused on Microsoft business solutions, network infrastructure, server systems, and upcoming cloud services.
Brittenford Systems Inc
Systems Engineer (consultant)
2002 - Present
Part-time systems engineer for this Microsoft Gold Partner. Implementing and supporting many Microsoft server systems such as Exchange, SharePoint, SQL, IIS, ISA, OCS, Lync, TMG, DPM, Dynamics,...
City of Virginia Beach
Server Infrastructure Team Leader
2004 - 2009
Directly responsible for implemeting and supporting 6,000 users of these products: Active Directory, Exchange 2003/2007, SharePoint 2007, ISA 2004/2006, LCS 2005, OCS 2007, Group Policy, Desktop...
Fisher Solutions (freelance consulting)
Systems Engineer, Owner
2002 - 2005
Dataline
Security Engineer
2001 - 2002
NMCI Security Engineer team leader
Atlantris
Lead Systems Administrator Consultant
2000 - 2001
Value Options
Systems and Network Administrator
1999 - 2000
US Navy
Data Systems Tech
1993 - 1999

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windows server
cloud
sharepoint
hyper-v
azure
MDT
lync
exchange
scdpm
scvmm
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