Microsoft's SQL Server platform has evolved to become a pivotal component of most small and medium-size company information networks. This advanced information management system is the engine that drives a wide range of vital business applications, both ready-made and specialized, that cover areas such as online commerce, data mining, asset management, data-driven web development, CRM, and financials. Familiar program interfaces and compatibility with powerful development tools allow rapid and economical creation and comprehensive testing of new programs that amplify a company's return on investments in technology. Microsoft has continually enhanced the design of SQL Server to ensure it can provide the highest standards of data protection, performance, dependability, scalability, and manageability. Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants have years of field background in designing, installing, and managing SQL Server-based environments.

Progent's SQL Server consultants can provide online and on-premises support services to assist your Minneapolis, Minnesota company to evaluate the costs and benefits of upgrading from outdated database management products or older editions of MS SQL Server to the latest edition. Progent can help your organization to design an installation plan the avoids interruption of productivity, set up pilot systems to verify capability and responsiveness, move your data and programs to the latest version of MS SQL, and deliver ongoing technical support to make sure your MS SQL-based solution stays running productively. Progent's 64-bit upgrade consultants can help your company to assess the strategic benefits and costs of upgrading to a 64-bit edition of SQL Server and can assist you to create and execute a cost-effective migration strategy to a 64-bit edition of Microsoft SQL Server.

Progentís Cisco-certified CCIE network engineers can assist you to create a cost-effective connectivity architecture that offers the highest standards of availability for hosting your SQL solution. Progentís CISA and GIAC qualified data security consultants can asses the quality of your current security policies and technologies and suggest and carry out affordable improvements to your company-wide security. Progent can also provide 24x7 network monitoring to make sure your business information system is healthy, and Progent's online Technical Response Center is ready to offer fast solutions for SQL issues.

Progent can help your IT team you to plan, deploy and manage SQL Server environments that incorporate local and cloud hosted infrastructure. (Learn about Progent's Microsoft Azure enterprise hybrid cloud solutions.)

Progent can assist assist you with any release of MS SQL including:


Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Consulting and Support

Microsoft SQL Server 2016 introduces major improvements in performance, capacity, security, availability, mobile computing support, and built-in analytics and reporting. Progent's Microsoft certified consulting team can deliver remote and on-premises expertise to assist businesses of any size to configure, administer or troubleshoot any edition of SQL Server 2016. Progent can also assist you to integrate SQL Server 2016 with other key Microsoft technologies such as Windows Server, Exchange, SharePoint, Dynamics CRM, Skype for Business, and SCOM. Find out about Progent's Microsoft SQL 2016 Server expertise.

Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Support Services

SQL Server 2014 includes major enhancements in critical areas including performance, uptime, compliance, and cloud readiness. SQL Server 2014 is the first version of SQL Server that incorporates in-memory capability that works seamlessly across all workloads including Online Transaction Processing, data warehousing, and business analytics (BI). Progent's Microsoft-certified SQL Server 2014 consultants can deliver cost-effective online and onsite services including system design, deployment, management, troubleshooting, and application development expertise to enable organizations of any size to realize maximum business value from their SQL Server 2014 deployment. Learn about Progent's Microsoft SQL 2014 Server support services.

MS SQL 2012 Consulting

SQL Server 2012 introduces a wide array of capabilities that deliver major enhancements in key technologies including high-availability, data protection, throughput, manageability, analytics, cloud readiness, scalability, collaboration, data discovery, and fast application development. Progent offers the support of certified engineers and experienced software programmers, DBAs, project management experts, network infrastructure architects, business continuity planning specialists, and data security consultants to assist you to evaluate the potential benefits of Microsoft SQL Server 2012 for your organization, set up test systems at your datacenter or at Progent's lab, design and carry out a smooth migration to SQL Server 2012 from earlier releases of SQL Server or from other RDBMS platforms, and define a cost-effective and safe network infrastructure that lets you realize the full strategic benefit of SQL Server 2012. Learn about Progent's SQL 2012 Server support services.

Microsoft SQL 2008 Consulting

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 delivers important enhancements over previous versions of Microsoft's flagship relational database technology. New features introduced by SQL 2008 impact vital areas of information control and analysis including data protection, availability, extensibility, simplicity of administration, and powerful services for transforming masses of data to meaningful business information. Enhancements in SQL 2008 include transparent encryption for guaranteeing confidentiality and helping with regulatory compliance, policy-based management for reducing management costs, unified synchronization to accommodate occasionally connected users, closer integration with Microsoft Office Word and Excel and SharePoint for working with SQL reports, and resource prioritization to ensure consistent responsiveness to your workers. Find out about Progent's MS SQL 2008 support services.

MS SQL 2005 Server Consulting

MS SQL Server 2005 optimizes your information network by providing a safe and robust business information management and evaluation system. SQL Server 2005 maximizes the business value of your computer environment by delivering a trusted data management platform for 24x7 operations of large-scale, multiterabyte databases, allowing you to make better decisions based on real-time business measurements through advanced analytics, reporting tools, and data-mining capabilities, and providing an improved development system that enables developers to create secure line-of-business applications quickly, and effortlessly add new functionality for clients. Read about Progent's MS SQL 2005 consulting services.

MS SQL 2000 Support

MS SQL Server 2000 represents a complete, Web-aware relational database and data analysis product that facilitates the rapid development of a new generation of enterprise-level line-of-business solutions that can provide your organization a critical competitive advantage. MS SQL Server 2000 features core compatibility with Extensible Markup Language and the ability to query over the Internet and past your corporate firewall. Progent's Microsoft-qualified SQL Server consultants can assist you to upgrade your business applications and information from SQL Server 2000 up to the most recent version of Microsoft SQL Server technology. Read more details concerning Progent's MS SQL Server 2000 support.

Progent's Application Development Support for Microsoft SQL Server
Progent's Microsoft-certified SQL Server developers and DBAs offer remote consulting to assist businesses of any size to build, administer, and troubleshoot applications powered by Microsoft SQL Server. Progent's SQL Server experts offer support for any phase of application development in solutions that can include small office databases to VLDB applications. Support services offered by Progent's SQL Server developers and database administrators include:
  • Specification of features/scope
  • RDBMS conceptual and logical modeling
  • Normalization
  • T-SQL programming
  • Software configuration
  • Data migration
  • Capacity planning
  • Performance tuning
  • Backup and Restore technology
  • Partitioning strategies
  • Consolidation of stored procedures
  • Replication solutions
  • Security
  • Business continuity planning

To ask Progent about technical assistance for Microsoft SQL Server technology, phone 1-800-993-9400 or go to Contact Progent.

Progent's Professional Support Services for Microsoft-based Platforms
For businesses of any size in Minneapolis or elsewhere in Minnesota, Progent's Microsoft-certified experts offer affordable online computer help and IT consulting support for the whole family of Microsoft .NET servers. Progent offers Windows Server 2016 hybrid cloud integration, Windows Server 2012 R2 planning and deployment help, Windows 2008 Server expertise, and Windows 2003 Server maintenance. Progent's migration, integration, optimization, and consulting services include network architecture, deployment, and administration outsourcing for project analysis and documentation, local and remote technical help and system diagnosis, Help Desk Services, certified security consulting, turn-key outsourcing, and Private Cloud hosting and integration services.

Progent's Microsoft System Center 2016 consulting experts include System Center 2016 Operations Manager specialists, Microsoft System Center 2016 Configuration Manager specialists and System Center 2016 Virtual Machine Manager hybrid cloud management consultants who can assist your organization to design and deploy Microsoft's solution for unified management of hybrid cloud environments that incorporate on-premises resources and cloud-based services.

Progent also can deliver a full range of online desktop services such as Windows 10 planning and migration consulting, Windows 8.1 consulting support, Windows 7 maintenance, moving to 64-bit computing, upgrading to 64-bit computing, integrating Microsoft Office 365, and streamlining PC desktop image creation.

In case your Minneapolis, Minnesota company needs urgent remote support from a certified engineer, refer to Progent's Urgent Remote Network Help.