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Does Progent support Firewall and VPN technology from vendors other than Microsoft and Cisco?
In addition to supporting a broad range of security technologies from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers small and mid-size businesses expert help for products from other major Firewall and VPN manufacturers including Checkpoint Software, WatchGuard, Juniper Networks, SonicWALL, and Symantec. Progent can show you how to create a comprehensive security plan and choose appropriate products from multiple vendors to support your security goals while sticking within your budget restraints.

Can Progent help my business customize applications based on Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains)?
The open design of Great Plains makes it affordable to design custom Great Plains programs that offer all of the core capability of proven Great Plains applications but also address the particular needs of your company. With access to the Modifier with Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications, developers can work with the most popular programming environment in the IT world to adapt Microsoft Great Plains data views, supplement or change business logic, produce custom forms and reports, or expand integration with Microsoft Office programs. Progent's expertise with Microsoft .NET programming, SQL Server 2016 integration and development, Microsoft SQL Server 2014 support, and development background with VBasic, XML, and other developer tools allows clients to design custom line-of-business programs and eCommerce solutions that work transparently with Microsoft Dynamics GP.

Does Progent offer consulting services for Windows Server Essentials?
Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials is an affordable, versatile operating system that enables small organizations to make the move from the traditional physical on-premises datacenter to the new hybrid computing paradigm that includes both local and cloud-hosted software and infrastructure. Progent's certified Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials consulting experts offer cost-effective remote consulting and troubleshooting services for Windows Server Essentials. Progent can assist you to evaluate the possible productivity and cost advantages of migrating to WS 2012 R2 and implementing a hybrid local/cloud design for your computing environment. Progent offers comprehensive project management to help you plan and carry out a smooth migration to Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials, Microsoft Office 365, and other Microsoft Cloud applications and services. Progent can also provide continuing consulting, troubleshooting, and training.

What Microsoft financial reporting applications can Progent help customize?
Progent's Experts Team provides comprehensive consulting knowledge in specific application areas, allowing you to tailor fast, low-cost and effective IT solutions that meet the unique needs of your business. Progent's line-of-business software developers can assist your company to customize Microsoft's major eCommerce-capable offerings including:

  • Microsoft Dynamics AX ERP Software (formerly Microsoft Axapta)
  • Microsoft Dynamics GP Accounting Software (formerly Great Plains)
  • Microsoft Dynamics NAV Business Management Software (formerly Microsoft Navision)
  • Microsoft Dynamics SL Accounting Software (formerly Microsoft Solomon)
  • Microsoft Dynamics RMS

    How can Progent help my Linux developers?
    If you are developing UNIX or Linux applications on a network that features Windows-based servers, desktops and applications, Progent provides IT support services that keep your system up and running while allowing you to concentrate on your area of professional expertise. By taking advantage of automated system monitoring and offering remote and in-person technical help as you need it, Progent delivers Linux developer support that represents an affordable way to manage a business network that features high availability, security and speed.

    Can Progent help my business develop custom eCommerce applications?
    Progent's IT consultants can help your company to develop web applications that are integrated with sales and inventory programs to minimize the expense and increase the reliability of on-line commerce. Progent can help you to configure a secure, robust e-commerce infrastructure and build specialized web applications based on standard development tools and or customize standard applications so that they work with your special business needs. Progent can provide online services from certified Microsoft SQL Server developers and Oracle programmers and DBAs, and MySQL experts to help you to carry out line-of-business development projects.

    Can Progent help with setting up and using Microsoft Project?
    Progent's certified Microsoft Project experts offer advanced support in implementing and using Microsoft Office Project Server and Project Online and can provide a wide variety of affordable remote support services following industry best practices to assist organizations of all sizes to receive all the advantages of this leading project management solution. Consulting support available from Progent include project planning, software configuration and upgrades, strategies for secure file and status sharing among onsite and offsite users, network infrastructure optimization, and specialized webinar training classes.

    Can Progent help implement virtual desktops with Windows Server 2008 R2?
    Microsoft's desktop virtualization technologies reduce the work required for network administrators to set up software programs so they are consistent across a corporate workforce, provide the power to control access to critical information, and allow fast installation of additional or updated desktops. With Windows Server 2008 R2, the Terminal Services utility has been enhanced and renamed Remote Desktop Services (RDS). Microsoft's new Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) behind Remote Desktop Services streamlines desktop access, improves responsiveness, strengthens data security, centralizes administration, and offers an almost transparent client environment. Progent's desktop virtualization consultants can help your company to assess the business benefits of Microsoft's desktop virtualization technologies, set up test and on-line environments, improve your system architecture to support virtualized desktops efficiently, assess and remediate security issues, and train your IT administrators to utilize industry best practices to achieve maximum payback from client virtualization.

    What services are available from Progent for Microsoft Office Word and Office 365 Word?
    Progent's Office Word and Office 365 Word experts can provide a broad selection of affordable online support services to help you to manage and troubleshoot your legacy Microsoft Word solution or help you to migrate to a newer version of Microsoft Office Word. Support available from Progent's experts include VBA programming, isolating and resolving compatibility problems between various releases of Word, integrating Office Word with different Office applications such as Excel and Outlook or with 3rd-party platforms and plug-ins,infrastructure optimization for dependable. reliable cloud access, security support, and smart phone and tablet synchronization, and remote Microsoft Office Word and Office 365 Word training sessions customized for your special requirements.

    Does Progent offer an easy and affordable way for small businesses to evaluate their network security?
    Progent offers two ultra-affordable service packages designed to enable small companies to get an objective network security evaluation from a qualified security consultant. With Progent's External Network Security Inventory Checkup, an engineer administers a comprehensive examination of your network from outside your firewall to uncover potential weaknesses in the security profile you expose to the outside world. With Progent's Internal Security Inventory Checkup, a security expert runs a network scan from a secure machine within your firewall to determine vulnerabilities to inside attacks. The two security inventory services are configured and executed from a protected external location.

    What online services are available for maintaining Cisco routers?
    Among the typical online Cisco router consulting services offered by Progent are configuring domain name, DHCP, routing maps, NTP, and user accounts; setting up iBGP, aggregate routing, static to EIGRP redistribution, and static route injection into OSPF; reviewing policy based routing to MPLS, routing configuration, and BGP peering; upgrading router's IOS image; configuring and testing router failover; resolving VPN problems; producing a network diagram and documenting router setup; plus security and availability planning.

    What web development services are available from Progent?
    Web development services offered by Progent's Experts Team include web design, web implementation, .ASP and .NET application development, graphic design, and customized training in web creation tools. Progent can also give you access to application experts who can help you create and integrate custom eCommerce applications. For data-intensive web commerce applications, Progent offers online access to SQL Server developers and Oracle database application developers.



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