Progent's Mac networking consultants can help your business with a broad array of connectivity design topics such as network configuration, remote and mobile access, internetwork integration, security, and quickly evolving areas such as Voice over IP and broadband wireless connectivity. For business networks built solely on Apple Mac OS X or for environments that utilize a combination of Apple Macintosh, Linux, and Windows-based servers and workstations, Progent has the experience and depth to handle the challenge of designing, configuring, and maintaining a network infrastructure that is reliable, secure, productive, and appropriate for your company's objectives. Progent can help your company to install Appleís Xserve enterprise servers, Xserve high-availability disk systems, and Xsan SAN systems. Progent can also provide Cisco-qualified CCIE network engineers to support Cisco network appliances.

Network infrastructure engineering services available from Progent for macOS and Mac OS X technology include:

  • System Architecture
    Progentís system engineers can provide assistance in all facets of network infrastructure including fault-tolerant servers and storage systems, multi-path Internet access, enterprise-wide security compliant with regulatory standards, scalability, server clustering, performance tuning, multi-location networking, business continuity planning, and strategic utilization of third-party data centers. Progentís offers the combined expertise of seasoned engineers with expertise in Apple macOS and Mac OS X, Cisco, Microsoft, and additional major platforms and are familiar with industry best practices to assist you to create a reliable and easy-to-manage business network.

  • Remote and Mobile Connectivity
    Progent's experts in Apple and Cisco integration can help your business to build and manage a network environment that reliably supports users who need access from branch offices, from home, or while travelling. Progent's wireless connectivity experts can assist you to set up notebooks, pocket devices, messaging servers, databases, and line-of-business software to sync transparently so that they keep your business information consistent and easily accessible. Progent has extensive experience assisting businesses deploy and manage wireless appliances by offering services such as iPhone integration, Google Android smartphone and tablet integration, and RIM BlackBerry integration. Progent's CISM and CISA-certified security engineers can also help you to refine your security mechanisms and procedures to address remote and wireless security challenges including technologies for validating clients, encrypting data connections, setting up Virtual Private Networks, and efficiently managing mass deployments of wireless computing products.

  • Internetwork Integration
    Progentís network engineers have the depth of background to provide expertise in a wide range of networking mechanisms and topologies. Progentís Mac specialists can help your company to benefit from Open Directory, Appleís open-systems directory and connection authentication services platform. Open Directory is based on powerful open source mechanisms like Open LDAP and Kerberos Network Authentication Protocol for seamless interoperability with other standards-based LDAP servers. Progentís expertise with MS Windows and other networking technology can make it easy for you integrate with Microsoftís Active Directory and Novellís eDirectory. If your infrastructure utilizes a mix of Mac, Windows, and Linux/UNIX based-resources, Progent can help your organization to integrate and manage a single directory instead of a different directory or different user records for each platform. Your clients will be able to shift effortlessly between macOS and OS X and Microsoft Windows computers ó and still gain secure single log-in access to directory-based network resources.

  • Voice over Expertise
    Voice over IP refers to telephony technology that transmits voice over a the Internet based on IP standards. Progent's certified consultants are skilled in a variety of VoIP product families, such as products based on Cisco Technology's Architecture for Voice, Video and Integrated Data (AVVID). Progent can give you access to a Cisco CCIE or Cisco Certified Network Professional to help you to install Cisco VoIP technology. Progent can evaluate your existing network and Internet access infrastructure to determine whether your environment is optimized to support Voice over IP, assist you to identify and integrate Cisco products that fit with your current requirements and future growth plans, and combine your Cisco Voice over IP products with technology from other suppliers.

  • Apple Xserve Servers, Xserve Disk Array, and Xsan SAN Consulting Help
    Progentís substantial experience with the UNIX operating system in commercial deployments makes it possible to offer consulting services for Apple's Xserve technology so you can optimize the business value of your Mac system. Appleís Xserve server is based on the macOS and Mac OS X Server, a UNIX operating system built on open standards network services. Mac Server offers cross-platform capability for file sharing, plus Apache web serve, IMAP email, ftp, DNS and DHCP. Xserve RAID offers affordable, high-capacity Ultra ATA disk technology with an industry standard 2Gb Fibre Channel for fast, high-availability data access. Xserve RAID works with macOS and OS X Server, Microsoft Windows servers, or Linux servers and allows network users to share as much as 2 petabytes (2PB) of files and volumes. A Storage Area Network allows you to transfer data across multiple RAID drives for improved enhanced performance, offering each user a connection to centralized storage over a high-speed Fibre Channel network.

  • High-speed Wireless Access
    If your organization is using WiFi wireless networking to expand the coverage or simplify the installation of your office LAN, Progent can assist you to build a robust wireless topology, recommend cost-effective hardware and software, configure Apple Airport or other wireless access points, and set up client adapters, bridges, antennas, and accessories. Progent can in addition assist you to develop a wireless security plan that aligns with the protection plan for your corporate network. In addition, Progent can help you design, configure, and support wireless bridges that provide an economical way to include multiple physical buildings into a cohesive network.

If you are trying to find a macOS or OS X network specialist or system engineer, call Progent at 800-993-9400 or visit Contact Progent.

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