Small business IT networks situated in the state of California can get instant phone-based contact with a Cisco certified CCIE infrastructure expert to help with critical problems affecting their computer network. Progent maintains the largest team of CCIE support professionals accessible online of any independent service firm in the country. The cost is competitive, billing is by the minute, engagement is immediate, and support is world class.

If your California office is based outside of larger urban neighborhoods including Los Angeles, San Diego, San Jose, San Francisco, Long Beach, Fresno, or Sacramento, contact with Cisco certified CCIE engineers is often unavailable when there's an emergency. This can result in lost income for your company. By calling Progent, you can get in touch with a Cisco CCIE consultant ready to provide the assistance to get your information system operating.

Why is Being a CCIE-certified Consultant So Important?
A CCIE (Cisco Certified Internet Expert) is a top-level networking professional who qualifies for this ultimate certification only after strenuous examinations supervised by Cisco. CCIE-certified consultants can deal with even the most sophisticated problems associated with network deployment, repair, and optimization. Progentís CCIE-certified support specialists communicate closely with Cisco's internal staff in identifying problems with IOS utilities and developing workarounds or finding program patches to fix problems. The vast majority of CCIEs work for large corporations or national Internet providers, and so their help is not easily accessible to the general public.

For small and midsize companies anywhere in California, Progent offers convenient, fast, and affordable remote access to Cisco CCIE consultants. CCIEs are recognized network experts who are awarded this prestigious classification only after thorough testing by Cisco. CCIEs are able to handle the most complicated problems surrounding network architecture, deployment, performance, troubleshooting, and support. Progentís CCIE consultants cooperate closely with Cisco engineers in analyzing problems with Cisco's IOS software and devising workarounds or obtaining patches to resolve anomalies. Progent offers prompt online access to a CCIE so you can get immediate assistance for tough network issues that are impacting worker efficiency but are beyond the expertise of your local IT service resources. Progent's CCIE support experts can link to your environment using advanced remote support technology in order to provide rapid and affordable diagnosis and remediation of critical network difficulties.

How Progent's Cisco Qualified CCIEs Can Provide Help with Cisco-Powered Networks in California
Progent's Cisco-certified network engineers offer world-class help for a broad array of Cisco networking solutions including:

Cisco ASA 5500-X Next Generation Firewalls with Firepower and PIX 500 Firewalls
The new ASA 5500-X Series Next-Generation Firewalls with Firepower Services deliver significantly more performance than Cisco's earlier PIX and ASA 5500 firewalls and have superseded the ASA 5500 and PIX 500 firewalls for new deployments. Following Cisco's acquisition of Sourcefire, the entire line of Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls can be provisioned to enable Firepower Services, built on Sourcefire's Snort product, which is the market's most deployed intrusion protection system (IPS). Firepower services provide enhanced capabilities including advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, dynamic threat analytics, and security automation. Progent's Cisco-qualified CCIE network experts can help you to maintain your existing PIX or Cisco ASA 5500 firewalls and migrate efficiently to Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants offer online and onsite help with ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can help your business to plan, integrate, optimize, administer and troubleshoot firewall environments built on Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Read more information about Cisco ASA Next Generation Firewalls with Firepower integration and debugging services.

Progent's Cisco certified engineers can assist your business to plan, setup, and support an integrated business network that can simplify operations, lower costs, and accelerate payback on your IT investment. By combining Cisco integrated services routers with Catalyst switches expertise and Cisco Aironet APs integration support or Meraki cloud-managed APs configuration services, Progent can significantly enhance the business value of your network infrastructure in California. Progent offers extensive online support. To find out more concerning Progent's expertise in Cisco router technology, see Cisco Routers Engineering Expertise.

Cisco Aironet and Meraki 802.11ac Access Points and Wireless Network Controllers
Progent can provide a Cisco-certified Wi-Fi networking expert to help your business to design, deploy, maintain and troubleshoot a converged wired and wireless ecosystem integrating a broad array of wireless devices that provide the identical security, extensibility, and manageability you demand from a wired network. Progent's Aironet Wireless Access Point consultants and Meraki Wi-Fi Access Point specialists can assist you to manage early-generation wireless products from Cisco or upgrade efficiently to current 802.11ac-comaptible products. Progent can also assist your IT team to perform complex Cisco wireless VoIP phone integration with Aironet and Meraki access points for mobile onsite collaboration. Progent's CISM and CISSP security specialists can show you how to build protection into your wireless network and into your company's operations. Progent's disaster recovery consultants and business continuity planners can show you how to configure the high availability (HA) technology incorporated into Cisco's wireless and wired technologies so your converged infrastructure delivers non-stop business value. Progent offers value-priced online and on-premises wireless site surveys to help your company to design and install a wireless LAN with customized wireless access point clustering optimized for your individual office layout, building structure, and intended application.

Cisco Voice over IP Phone and IP Video Phone Integration
Progent's Cisco VoIP phone and video IP phone consultants can assist you to configure, maintain, and troubleshoot Cisco VoIP phones, video IP phones and wireless IP phones. Progent can provide expertise for all models of Cisco's IP phones from legacy Voice over IP products to the newest media phones. Progent's IP telephony experts can also help you to integrate your VoIP phones and video IP phones with Unified CM, originally named CallManager, or with Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express to create a modern IP-PBX ecosystem for unified messaging and company-wide collaboration. Progent's consultants can deliver expertise with any facet of Cisco VoIP Phone integration including reviewing dial plans, resolving QoS, setting up SIP gateways, installing ISR routers with CUBE internetworking capability, and designing UCS server clustering and Cisco Survivable Remote Site Telephony systems for high availability.

Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CUCM or Unified CM) and Cisco CallManager Unified Messaging
Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CUCM or Unified CM), previously known as CallManager, functions as the center of Cisco's collaboration solution. CUCM and Cisco Unified CM Express provide an advanced IP-PBX solution by integrating with applications such as Unified Communications Manager IM and Presence Service with Jabber support, Unity Express (CUE) for voicemail management, Mobile Connect for Single Number Reach (SNR), and Cisco Contact Center Express (Unified CCX or CCX) for building an advanced customer contact solution. Progent's CCIE-certified CUCM consultants can assist with any facet of Unified Communications Manager setup and debugging in areas that include integrating Cisco VoIP phones and video IP phones, designing dial plans, setting up SIP trunking and PSTN support, installing ISR G2 routers with CUBE support, designing Cisco UCS server failover solutions for high availability, and integration with Microsoft Exchange and Skype for Business.

Cisco, Nexus and Meraki Switching Solutions
Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network technology consultants offer advanced online and on-premises consulting for Cisco's Catalyst, Nexus and Meraki families of managed switches for environments that run the gamut from small or midsize organizations and campus LANs to giant data centers and ISPs. Progent can assist you to deploy Cisco's rapidly improving switch solutions to achieve the throughput, scale, resilience, virtualization, data protection and manageability demanded by your organization. To learn about Progent's consulting and troubleshooting services for Cisco's market-leading portfolio of Catalyst switches, see Catalyst switch consulting and support services. For details about Progent's consulting and support services for Cisco's Nexus Series of switches, refer to Nexus switch consulting and troubleshooting services. For information about Progent's support services for Meraki switches, go to Cisco Meraki switches consulting and troubleshooting services.

Security Products
Progent can give you access to a certified CCIE or Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) to assist you to choose, integrate, and support Cisco security technology. Progent's CISM and CISSP security consultants can advise you about how to design protection into your company's processes in California and Progent's GIAC-certified information assurance experts can help you to design and operate Security information and Event Management (SIEM) solutions that enable you to stay compliant with governmental requirements for prompt incident reporting. Progent can help you to produce a written security strategy to define clear security policies, install scanning and auditing utilities, create and implement a protected connectivity infrastructure that includes technology from diverse vendors, provide outgoing spam filtering with policy-based content filtering for in-bound and outbound email, and recommend steps to optimize the safety of your infrastructure. Progent's security expertise can help you implement an ASA Next Generation firewall, design secure remote access to email and corporate data, and implement or repair Virtual Private Networks. To read additional information about Progent's expertise with Cisco security solutions, refer to Cisco Security and VPN Engineering Services.

SIP Infrastructure Solutions: SIP PSTN Trunks and Cisco CUBE Integration Expertise
Progent's Cisco CCIE-certified SIP trunk consultants and CUBE configuration experts can help organizations of any size to design, integrate, maintain, debug and upgrade Cisco's SIP connectivity technology and Cisco's CUBE (Cisco Unified Border Element)-based IP PSTN trunks. Progent can provide affordable remote or onsite expertise to help businesses to migrate smoothly to a productive communications environment that offers fast ROI. Progent's Gold-certified Microsoft unified communications consultants can assist you to establish connections between Cisco's CUBE SBC and Microsoft's rich media platforms like Skype for Business or Lync for connectivity to a SIP PSTN trunk.

Cisco-based Network Management
Progent's Cisco-certified network management engineers can show you how to use Cisco's management utilities alongside an array of powerful open source and proprietary programs to create a complete management toolkit to keep your network running dependably, consolidate expensive resources, guard your information, recover quickly from equipment breakdowns or deliberates attacks, and enable you to expand or repurpose system resources effectively and affordably as your California business grows.

Progent can also help you to utilize network management tools to monitor and classify network data to implement traffic shaping, which allows you to set up routers to enforce a variety of throughput constraints on certain classes of activity based on the importance you assign. By storing and sorting data packets above your contracted rates, and by assigning preference to business-critical processes, traffic shaping can keep ISP overage penalties from spinning out of control and/or eliminate lost productivity resulting from indiscriminate enforcement of your network bandwidth limits during peak demand. To find out more details about Progent's network management consulting services for Cisco networks, visit Network Management Solutions for Cisco-powered Environments.

NetApp and Cisco FlexPod Cloud Platform Consulting
FlexPod is a service-oriented private cloud platform developed and validated jointly by NetApp and Cisco to consolidate servers, network fabric and SAN storage assets for hosting shared applications and management tools. To learn additional information about Progent's consulting services for NetApp and Cisco private clouds solutions, see NetApp and Cisco FlexPod Private Cloud Architecture Consulting.

How You Can Contact a Cisco CCIE Network Expert Immediately
To see how you can contact a Certified CCIE for online help in California, phone 1-800-993-9400 or go to Expert Remote Network Support.

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