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Does Progent offer consulting services for Microsoft Office 365 Excel?
Progent's Microsoft-certified Office 365 Excel application consultants offer cost-effective remote development support for applications that use Microsoft Office Excel or Office 365 Excel as a tool for specialized business applications. Progent can assist your company to design, code, test, install, and administer new software; support and enhance existing ones; and upgrade applications built with earlier releases of Office Excel to newer ones. Progent provides expertise with Excel VBA and Microsoft Access program development and can help your company to connect Excel-powered applications to Microsoft SQL Server or other advanced DBMs that can include real-time information. Progent's Excel experts can also assist you to implement environments that integrate Microsoft Excel with additional Microsoft products including Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint, Project, and SharePoint Foundation. Progent can also assist you to upgrade to more current Excel versions, including the advanced 64-bit release, and offers cost-effective remote virtual training classes in Excel that can be customized for a single person or groups.

Can Progent help us integrate and manage Android smartphones?
Progent's Android phone integration consulting have extensive experience providing remote and onsite support for businesses of any size who need to incorporate Android phones and tablets into their information systems so that users can work together from anywhere. Progent offers the range of skills to solve technical issues that span numerous manufacturers and that entail a mix of older and current information technology. Progent offers budget-friendly remote consulting to assist you with any aspect of designing, deploying, managing and maintaining your BYOD solution. Progent can deliver occasional support to help you to handle especially stubborn technical problems, or Progent can provide comprehensive project management services to ensure that you finish strategic IT initiatives on time and within budget. Progent can assist with local, cloud-centric, or hybrid network environments and offers support for all major operating systems, applications, management utilities and hardware infrastructure. Progent also offers specialized group or individual classes to help you manage and operate Android phones efficiently.

Can Progent help me with System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager?
Progent's System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM 2012) consultants can assist organizations of any size to adhere to leading practices to configure System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager hosts, fabric, storage systems, and library resources; plan, implement, and administer private clouds, VMs, and services in SCVMM 2012; and integrate SCVMM with SCOM 2012 for enterprise-class reporting. Progent can assist your business to move from an older edition of System Center Virtual Machine Manager or from a third-party virtualization management platform, and Progent can show you how you to enhance and repair your current SCVMM ecosystem so you get maximum return on investment. Progent can also provide Virtual Machine Manager 2016 migration consulting to assist your organization to design and implement an efficient upgrade from Virtual Machine Manager 2012 to SCVMM 2016 so you can benefit from new security capabilities, high availability VMM storage fabric, and other improvements.

Does Progent support Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) for web hosting and development?
Internet Information Services (IIS), included with Windows Server and Windows desktop, is a sophisticated server role for web site hosting and web software development. The new versions offer improved security, dependability, scalability, and troubleshooting while also incorporating significant enhancements in automated administration. A variety of familiar extensions to Internet Information Services have been integrated into newer releases including the Request Filter Module (formerly called URL Scan), which can prevent potentially harmful HTTP requests from being processed by hosted web software. Progent's IIS experts can assist your company to deploy IIS and the recent extensions to IIS Manager such as the GUI for managing FastCGI programs.

How can Progent help us with SQL Server 2016?
Microsoft SQL Server 2016 offers major improvements in performance, capacity, security and compliance, uptime, mobile computing integration, and built-in BI. Innovations include PolyBase for handling SQL and NoSQ files in one appliance for big data applications, Jason support, Always Encrypted mode, Mobile Report Publisher, and seamless management of local and cloud operations and services. Progent's Microsoft-certified SQL Server 2016 consulting experts offer remote and on-premises expertise to assist businesses of any size to plan, deploy, manage or debug any version of SQL Server 2016. Progent can also help you to integrate SQL Server 2016 with all key Microsoft technologies including Windows Server and Hyper-V, Exchange Server 2016, SharePoint Server, Dynamics GP, Lync or Skype for Business, and System Center Operations Manager (SCOM).

Does Progent offer consulting support for Cisco's Meraki cloud-managed Wi-Fi access points?
Progent's Meraki Wi-Fi AP consultants offer remote and on-premises support services to assist businesses of all sizes to plan, deploy, maintain, expand or debug Wi-Fi systems that utilize Cisco Meraki cloud-managed wireless access points. Progent can help your business to configure and support Meraki-based Wi-Fi networks for environments that can range from a telecommuter's home or a branch office all the way to a large campus or a nationwide enterprise. Progent can also help you to configure additional Cisco technology including switches, ASR routers and ASA firewalls to create a seamless ecosystem that delivers identical access, responsiveness, security, manageability and uptime for wired and wireless clients irrespective of their mobility or device. (Refer to Meraki switches consulting services.)

How can Progent help my business integrate Windows Hyper-V server virtualization software?
Progent's certified Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V experts and Windows Server 2012 R2 consulting experts can assist you to analyze the potential benefits of Hyper-V-powered virtualization for your company, perform test implementations to verify Hyper-V's compatibility with your line-of-business applications, evaluate your network and server infrastructure for optimal performance with virtual server solutions, help you in migrating to Windows Server 2016 or Windows Server 2012 R2 and configuring Windows Hyper-V, train your IT personnel to track and administer Hyper-V, offer world-class consulting help for improving the protection of your virtual servers, design and validate business continuity processes that maximize network availability, and deliver ongoing consulting and maintenance including low-cost remote troubleshooting and comprehensive Help Desk services.

How can Progent help us deploy and manage a collaboration solution based on Cisco Jabber?
Progent's Jabber consultants offer online or onsite support to help businesses of all sizes to plan, implement, manage, update or troubleshoot Cisco Jabber environments and Cisco Unified CM ecosystems. Progent offers in-depth support for all the products, technologies and services that make up creating an end-to-end Cisco Jabber collaboration solution such as Cisco network appliances and management software, Microsoft Office applications, Windows and Mac desktops, Apple iOS and Android smartphones and tablets, SIP interfaces, WiFi networks, security and compliance, cloud computing, telepresence systems, PBX systems, business continuity, and the many other components of a modern collaboration ecosystem.

What Microsoft financial reporting applications can Progent help customize?
Progent's Experts Team provides comprehensive consulting know-how in crucial application areas, allowing you to develop responsive, affordable and highly functional IT solutions that address the unique needs of your business. Progent's software application developers can help your business to customize Microsoft's major eCommerce-capable offerings including:

  • Microsoft Dynamics AX Enterprise Resource Planning Software (formerly Axapta)
  • Microsoft Dynamics GP Business Accounting Software (formerly Microsoft Great Plains)
  • Microsoft Dynamics NAV Business Management Software (formerly Navision)
  • Microsoft Dynamics SL Business Accounting Software (formerly Solomon)
  • Microsoft Dynamics RMS (Retail Management System)

    Which ERP and MRP programs are supported by Progent?
    Progent provides Enterprise Resource Planning and Manufacturing Resource Planning help for a selection of software packages including:

  • Microsoft Dynamics AX Enterprise Resource Planning Software (formerly Microsoft Axapta)
  • Microsoft Dynamics GP Business Accounting Software (formerly Microsoft Great Plains)
  • Microsoft Dynamics NAV Business Management Software (formerly Microsoft Navision)
  • Microsoft Dynamics SL 6.5 Accounting Software (formerly Microsoft Solomon)
  • Microsoft Dynamics RMS)
  • Macola ERP by Exact Software
  • MAS 90 ERP by Best Software
  • QuickBooks Accounting Software by Intuit
  • Infor CloudSuite Industrial (SyteLine) ERP (formerly SyteLine)

    Does Progent offer consulting help for server clustering with Windows Server?
    The failover clustering feature set incorporated into the latest versions of Microsoft Windows Server is radically redesigned to streamline the deployment, configuration, and maintenance of server clusters and to provide greater levels of system dependability, security, efficiency, and flexibility. New or improved features include cluster verification, revamped configuration and deployment, unified cluster administration, redesigned cluster architecture for increased uptime, hardened security and quorum models, elimination of failure points, more disk and RAM capacity, improvements for multi-site clusters, and live migration support for Windows Hyper-V virtual machines. Progent's Microsoft-certified failover cluster experts can help your company evaluate the business benefits of Windows clustering, plan and implement an installation, educate your IT staff to manage your failover clusters, deliver ongoing consulting and technical help services, and create and validate a workplace recovery plan. Progent's Windows Server 2016 disaster recovery consultants can help you you to plan and deploy a cost-effective disaster recovery/business continuity solution for hybrid cloud environments utilizing failover cluster technology field-tested in Microsoft's Azure cloud.

    Does Progent offer special IT outsourcing packages for mid-sized businesses?
    Progent can provide medium size companies in Northern California and in major cities across the S. two cost-effective outsourcing support programs based on Operations Manager:

  • Managed Network Monitoring Package
  • Comprehensive Network Monitoring Package

    To view a single-page printer-friendly fact sheet describing Progent's two Network Monitoring Packages for mid-sized organizations, click:Network Monitoring Packages.

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