Cisco Datacenter Solutions ConsultantsData centers are the key to leveraging IT assets to maximize the strategic value of an IT network. For small businesses, data centers have often grown in a piecemeal fashion, creating a state where servers and storage devices are deployed inefficiently, usable communications bandwidth is overlooked, collaboration and information sharing is limited, maintenance requirements are high, scaling or repurposing is expensive, protection is patchy, nominally simple modifications become major challenges, and complete recovery from catastrophic breakdowns becomes almost undoable.

Cisco's most recent networking appliances and tools enable a new model of data center design that allows continual improvements in processor, storage, network topology, and applications in a manageable and economical way. Progent's engineers can assist you to identify and deploy Cisco's network solutions to build a robust basis for your data center and to streamline your data center operations in critical areas such as:

  • Processor and disk efficiency
  • Comprehensive security enforcement
  • Server consolidation
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Disaster recovery

The key advantages that can be realized from using Progent's Cisco-certified experts to optimize your data center include:

  • Lower total cost of ownership: enables IT to substantially lower acquisition costs via integration and higher utilization of previously isolated equipment, slash operational expenses through streamlining and automating administrative jobs, and cut cooling and power costs.
  • More Business Flexibility: permits IT management to react quickly to changing competitive demands by allowing fast deployment of application and network services from common pools of consolidated processor, disk, and connectivity resources. This helps improve operational procedures and enable policy-based control.
  • Better Network Resilience: allows IT management to react to breakdowns or attacks by safeguarding connections, programs, and data through advanced degrees of availability, comprehensive protection, and business continuance.
  • Improved Service Levels: permits IT management to improve business service levels by providing secure, fast access to data center-resident applications and information from anywhere and at any time throughout the organization.
Examples of Progent's Professional Assistance for Cisco-based Data Centers
Progent's certified Cisco consultants offer a wide range of consulting services that can enable businesses of all sizes implement a Cisco-based environment that will give your data center a resilient and secure foundation for existing applications and future growth. Progent's consulting services include:
  • Building efficient firewall protection configurations based on PIX and ASA firewall products
  • Installing and supporting secure VPN access for connecting data centers to other data centers, corporate offices, and mobile users
  • Planning, and integrating resilient fault tolerant LAN and Internet access architectures so that single point breakdowns do not interrupt operation of the network
  • Configuring multiple ISPs with seamless transfer based on BGP protocols. Progent can assist customers along the complete path of paperwork with Internet supervisors, having Autonomous System numbers and IP addresses assigned, dealing with Internet Service Providers to prepare their networks, and configuring and testing client devices.
  • Building segmented and protected virtual LAN architectures to support VMware virtual server deployments
  • Architecting, installing and assisting customers to administer proactive intrusion prevention systems (IPS) so that attacks can be identified rapidly and remediated so they don't impact your business
  • Planning, setting up, and supporting load balancing solutions. Working with customers, Progent can match customer requirements to the most cost-effective solutions and deploy load balancing at the application level, server level, or network infrastructure layer. Progent's load balancing designs permit seamless and convenient expansion, dependability, performance, and redundancy.
  • Progent can design effective network management solutions based on SNMP and Cisco's Netflow protocols, along with Cisco Security Manager and a variety of outside vendor solutions that offer customers a useful look into the health of their data center's infrastructure
  • Setting up and supporting high-end data center capable routers and switches such as the Catalyst 4500, 6500, and 6800 family switches, Nexus 6000 and 7000 switches, and Cisco 7200 and 7600 Series routers.

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