The member leaderboard is based on this point system. Please read my introduction to the 4sysops member competition. The member who receives the most points in particular month will get US$100, the runner-up $50, and the third place finisher $25. The member leaderboard of the current month can be found here, the member leaderboard of the current year is here and the all-time member leaderboard is here.

  1. #1 Surender Kumar, Points: 1,018
    Surender Kumar has more than twelve years of experience in server and network administration. His fields of interest are Windows Servers, Active Directory, PowerShell, web servers, networking, Linux, virtualization, and...

  2. #2 Paolo Maffezzoli, Points: 730
    IT systems administrator server infrastructures (Windows,VMware)

  3. #3 Michael Pietroforte, Points: 335
    Michael Pietroforte is the founder and editor in chief of 4sysops. He has more than 35 years of experience in IT management and system administration.

  4. #4 Leos Marek, Points: 200
    Leos has started in the IT industry in 1995. For the past 15+ years he focused on Windows Server, VMware administration and security. Recently, Leos is focusing on automation via Ansible. He is also a Certified Ethical Hacker.

  5. #5 James Wallin, Points: 152
    Infrastructure Development and Support Tier II Selkirk College Information and Technology Services Castlegar, BC I have been with Selkirk College for 20 years starting as a front line helpdesk technician and moving up as my...

  6. #6 KayEss, Points: 151

  7. #7 Aaron Viehl, Points: 129
    Professionally active as an IT administrator in the Windows and Linux world for 12 years now. Half of the time in the pharmaceutical sector involved in the implementation of IT systems according to GxP. Favorite areas are...

  8. #8 Wolfgang Sommergut, Points: 100
    Wolfgang Sommergut has over 20 years of experience in IT journalism. He has also worked as a system administrator and as a tech consultant. Today he runs the German publication

  9. #9 Riccardo Bicelli, Points: 83
    Riccardo is a system administrator and software developer for small and mid-size businesses in Italy.

  10. #10 Anil Erduran, Points: 80
    Anil Erduran is a principal consultant and subject matter expert for Hitachi Data Systems EMEA, based in London, UK. He is also a dual category Microsoft Most Valuable Professional in Cloud and Datacenter Management and...

  11. #11 David Figueroa, Points: 66
    I've worked on everything from IBM mainframes back in the day to SQL Server to Exchange, etc.  The last 20+ years of my career have been focused primarily on Citrix..

  12. #12 Hooman, Points: 61
    To the Cloud!

  13. #13 Joseph Moody, Points: 60
    Joseph Moody is a network admin for a public school system. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) in Cloud and Datacenter Management. He blogs at

  14. #14 Timothy Warner, Points: 60
    Timothy Warner is a Microsoft Cloud and Datacenter Management Most Valuable Professional (MVP) who is based in Nashville, TN. Check out his Azure and Windows Server video training at Pluralsight, and feel free to reach out to...

  15. #15 Brandon Lee, Points: 40
    Brandon Lee has been in the IT industry 15+ years and focuses on networking and virtualization. He contributes to the community through various blog posts and technical documentation primarily at

  16. #16 Welf Alberts, Points: 21
    Welf has been working as a system administrator since the year 2000. He focuses on IT security for the Windows platform.

  17. #17 Austin Joy, Points: 21
    I am Senior technical consultant at leading USA-based MicroSoft Gold Partner company, Bitscape. With Such Highly Visionary brand, I have unified experience in designing the existing technological structure with more value...

  18. #18 Andrew Brehm, Points: 21
    Windows Server and OpenVMS system administrator working for a bank in Switzerland. Somewhat familiar with .NET, Win32, C, C#, PowerShell and DCL.

  19. #19 Derek Schauland, Points: 20
    Derek Schauland has been working in the information technology industry for over 20 years. For almost as long, he has been authoring technical articles, whitepapers, and other resources to help others learn about new...

  20. #20 Luc Fullenwarth, Points: 20
    Luc is working as a Windows System Administrator since 1999. Information Technologies have always been his passion, especially scripting. Whatever goes through his hands is automated with PowerShell.

  21. #21 Jörgen Nilsson, Points: 20
    Jörgen is a principal consultant at Onevinn in Sweden. His work focuses on enterprise client management and system management. He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer and a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) in Enterprise...

  22. #22 Paul Schnackenburg, Points: 20
    Paul Schnackenburg works part time as an IT teacher as well as running his own business in Australia. He has MCSE, MCT, MCTS and MCITP certifications. Follow his blog TellITasITis.

  23. #23 Steve Buchanan, Points: 20
    Steve Buchanan is a group manager of cloud transformation/DevOps with Avanade/Accenture, a seven-time Microsoft MVP, and author of several technical books focused on cloud and data center management. He has been in IT for 18+...

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  25. #25 Vladan Seget, Points: 20
    Vladan Seget is an independent consultant, professional blogger, vExpert 2009-2019, VCAP-DCA/DCD and MCSA. He has been working for over 20 years as a system engineer.

  26. #26 Glenn, Points: 6
    Support Technician

  27. #27 Tom Siemers, Points: 3
    User System Consultant III Topeka, KS

  28. #28 Oscar Hellman, Points: 3
    Just a little fellow who likes to learn

  29. #29 Wojciech Szyszlo, Points: 2
    System Administrator

  30. #30 Pablo Brincat, Points: 2
    As a technology author and entrepreneur, I've been imparting knowledge and documenting my experiences while also developing software and building tech start-ups. Accumulating 50+ software development and management related...

  31. #31 Rob Best, Points: 2
    Just an IT Geek

  32. #32 Richard Horvath, Points: 2
    I've worked in IT for ~7 years for a manufacturing company. I am currently an IT Coordinator.

  33. #33 afework kefyalew demeke, Points: 2
    information technology techncion

  34. #34 PS_Padawan, Points: 2
    Getting Started to work with excel modules in Powershell. Learning from scratch.  

  35. #35 Leon Tetruashvili, Points: 2

  36. #36 Ashish Roe, Points: 2
    I am a developer, learning new programming languages to push my career. I have 2 years of experience as a Java developer. I also have a decent knowledge of iOS app development.

  37. #37 Russell, Points: 1
    IT Pro/Editor

  38. #38 Mark Lawrence, Points: 1
    I am a 18 year IT professional working as a Systems Engineer in Nashville, Tn. Currently working with VMWare, Netapp, UCS. We are trying to utilize AWS and whatever other cloud technologies we can to reduce cost and improve on...

  39. #39 Joe Bertoncin, Points: 1
    Beginner in PowerShell. Familiar with a few scripting languages, pro at none. IT background spanning 20+ years, mostly in Windows client management and support.

  40. #40 Sikandar, Points: 1
    I work as an IT Specialist in one of the law firms. My daily duties are working on:- Exchange Online Microsoft Teams VMware

  41. #41 Randy Allen, Points: 1
    Randy's been working for TSYS as a configuration manager for 10 years in their distributed applications division. He's been trying to automate himself out of a job that entire time!

  42. #42 Ramakant Thorat, Points: 1
    Working as System Administrator from last 5 Years. PowerShell, Windows Server, Azure are my area of interest. My day to day IT operations include System Administration, Server Administration, Vendor communication, Hardware, and...

  43. #43 Jerome, Points: 1
    Hi ,I'm an Curious SysEngeneer !

  44. #44 Rashid Ali, Points: 1
    Working as sys admin

  45. #45 Hunter Moore, Points: 1
    I went from helpdesk to senior system architect in about 10 years.

  46. #46 Kiran Sharma, Points: 1
    Windows System Administrator Level 2

  47. #47 Anny Jones, Points: 1
    I am a technical writer at JanBask.

  48. #48 Balwant Chandel, Points: 1
    Balwant is an integration engineer who focuses on Windows servers, cloud computing, identity management and security.

  49. #49 IT Consultant, Points: 1
    I'm VMware engineer

  50. #50 Gabriel Ciurescu, Points: 1
    Worked in telecommunications ( fiber optics, microwave links, cellular networks for 20 years, then in Physical Security Systems ( Access Control, Surveillance, Video Analytics ) for about 10 years. Still in same industry, but...

  51. #51 Nejat Günaydın, Points: 1
    Computer Scientist - Full-stack Developer

  52. #52 Taha Gamil Mohamed, Points: 1
    Hello, I am Virtualization and Cloud Team Leader, I have an experience in VMware , AWS, Network and Security.

  53. #53 Kent Miller, Points: 1
    Sysops for 8+ small to medium company's in the  South Bay  (SF). In the computer industry for 30+ years. Sysops for 14+ Also Hardware repair.

  54. #54 Dariusz Bartoszewicz, Points: 1
    25 years in IT.  Specializing in Windows products and HPE server hardware.

  55. #55 Ajay Prashar, Points: 1
    A Senior Systems Administrator for 25+ years. Primarily working with Microsoft server and desktop technologies on Dell, HP, and EMC hardware.

  56. #56 Abid, Points: 1
    Systems engineer

  57. #57 Ulrich Jørgensen, Points: 1
    24 years of IT-tech and -consultancy

  58. #58 Gordie Cumming, Points: 1
    IT professional in Central Oregon.  I enjoy server configuration, management and system virtualization.  Helping people understand their technology and how to get the most out of it is rewarding.

  59. #59 Johnny Kiaga, Points: 1
    IT Graduate

  60. #60 Eugene, Points: 1
    Network engineer. It is a nice resource.

  61. #61 Peter Vella, Points: 1
    I am and IT Manager working in Fire & Rescue NSW. I am interested in learning more about powershell scripting as it makes my work so much easier. I deal with basic domain issues such as adding PC's to domains, moving...

  62. #62 Mike ODea, Points: 1
    Strategic leader with extensive experience translating digital innovation potentials into tangible and effective tools that add proven business value through digital transformation. Work directly with the business leadership to...

  63. #63 Sugandha Sharma, Points: 1
    IT analyst

  64. #64 Michael Horan, Points: 1
    Forward-thinking, hands-on technical professional and project leader with 30+ years technical support, implementation, solution engineering, and IT management in the financial, manufacturing and manage service industries is...

  65. #65 Tom Strader, Points: 1
    Senior Infrastructure Engineer with 30 years experience utilizing Microsoft and "Nix" systems.

  66. #66 Lynwen Williams, Points: 1
    Cloud Engineer

  67. #67 David Atkin, Points: 1
    IT Engineer based in the UK

  68. #68 Mykl Sandusky, Points: 1
    25+ in IT field as engineer, architect, and manager.

  69. #69 Randy Naughton, Points: 1
    IT Manager

  70. #70 Bill Kindle, Points: 1
    Bill is a former career systems administrator turned IT security engineer with more than 20 years' experience. He has worked for both small businesses and large multinational enterprises. Bill has been an author and editor for...

  71. #71 Millie, Points: 1
    I'm an upcoming sysops engineer looking to learn more about powershell

  72. #72 Wilfred Carter, Points: 1
    Multi platform sysadmin with developing knowledge in windows servers, Linux and Unix servers.

  73. #73 Vibhu Bhatnagar, Points: 1
    I'm an ITManager with 15 years of experience ITPro I like to read articles and forums Love fixing issues with Sysinternals and I'm crazy about Powershell, looking forward to learning more from this awesome Platform.

  74. #74 Paul R, Points: 1
    27 years in IT.  Currently a Systems Administrator in San Diego CA working for the same company for 19 years.

  75. #75 azirila, Points: 1
    it support manager

  76. #76 Anil, Points: 1
    System Administrator

  77. #77 Sean Brown, Points: 1
    Cloud Consultant (AWS)

  78. #78 Marcos Aguilar, Points: 1 Computer Engineer. 15 years working at Mavitec. Technological Spànish company specialized in the CLOUD (AMAZON, AZURE, GOOGLE CLOUD) Specialties: IT project...

  79. #79 Candra Brunson, Points: 1

  80. #80 Gil Blumberg, Points: 1
    Sysadmin for a private company with focus on fully virtualised infrastructure using VMware

  81. #81 Dave Sokalski, Points: 1
    24 years experience in IT. Last 14 years as a Senior Technical Analyst in my current position

  82. #82 Ryan, Points: 1
    University of Washington - Finance Sr. Systems Administrator (2018-Present) University of Washington - CISO Information Security Analyst (2017-2018)

  83. #83 Marc McKnight, Points: 1
    20+ year IT veteran. Primarily self taught who continues to learn all possible

  84. #84 dave, Points: 1
    System Admin

  85. #85 David Johnson, Points: 1
    Microsoft MVP 2002-Present

  86. #86 Ronaldo Afonso, Points: 1
    I am passionate about Linux and computer networks. I have been in the computer field for more than twenty-five years and during all this time I have already done programming, network administration, system administration and...

  87. #87 Timothy Stewart, Points: 1
    Information Security Engineer

  88. #88 Michael Morten Sonne, Points: 1
    Im strong in Microsoft, VMware and "univarsal" stuff, work at GlobalConnect in Denmark as "Managed Service Specialist" in your Outsoursing department there is focused in VMware (vCloud etc.), Hyper-V, Azure and soon AWS. See...

  89. #89 ilya m, Points: 1
    Working as IT support specialist for over 6 years

  90. #90 Kim Vogel, Points: 1
    Level 1 Systems administrator

  91. #91 Preston Bowen, Points: 1
    Systems Administrator - Try to be as well-rounded of an IT Technician as possible...

  92. #92 Mel Caguingin, Points: 1
    Platform Engineer

  93. #93 stepbysteptocloud, Points: 1
    I am an experienced consultant with a demonstrated history of working in the service industry, specifically in the endpoint management, Azure Active Directory, Exchange Online and security spaces.

  94. #94 Tom K, Points: 1
    Developer background IT Infrastructure PowerShell lover

  95. #95 Balaji, Points: 1
    Working as Azure administrator. Looking for PowerShell commands to automate day to day activities.

  96. #96 brian mogaka, Points: 1
    VoIP Analyst

  97. #97 Claus Jensen, Points: 1
    IT Support and Operations since 2000. Been working with Microsoft technology and network since windows95 Works as IT Operations manager in Danish High-Tech company In love with technology 🙂  

  98. #98 Joe Curtis, Points: 1
    We have been providing Managed IT and Managed print services to our customers since '86

  99. #99 Sponsor, Points: 0
    Want to become a 4sysops sponsor? Please contact us for more information.

  100. #100 okolosov, Points: -4
    Writing about software and system administration.

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