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Does Progent support Firewall and VPN technology from vendors other than Microsoft and Cisco?
In addition to supporting a diverse range of security technologies from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers companies expert consulting for solutions from other major firewall vendors including Checkpoint Software, WatchGuard, Juniper Networks, SonicWALL, and Symantec-Raptor. Progent can show you how to design a comprehensive security strategy and select the right products from multiple vendors to achieve your security objectives while sticking within your budget restraints.

How can Progent help improve the fault tolerance of my network?
Progent's fault-tolerant IT support experts can help you build a sensible, fault-tolerant network that addresses critical areas involving a broad range of network infrastructure technologies and methodologies including non-stop Internet connections, server and storage clustering, server and router load balancing, Data Center strategies, multi-site connectivity, and business continuity planning.

Does Progent support Lync Server 2013?
Microsoft Lync Server 2013 allows businesses of any size to build a manageable and secure communications ecosystem that permits the modern BYOD computing style with instant messaging (IM). instant messaging, presence, audio/video and web conferencing with app sharing, and both IP-based and PSTN telephony enabled for a wide assortment of stationary PCs and mobile clients. Progent's certified Lync Server 2013 experts can help you to assess the advantages of Lync Server 2013, design an on-premises, cloud-resident (with Lync Online) or hybrid model suitable for your present and future goals, deploy Lync 2013 in a way that expedites your return on investment, and deliver live online and on-premises training to your management team and users. Progent offers expertise in key components of a Lync 2013 deployment including Windows Server, SQL Server and Exchange Server, and Progent can help you to integrate Lync 2013 with key Microsoft Office and Office 365 applications including Outlook, Word and PowerPoint.

Can Progent help my business build hybrid cloud solutions with Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V?
Hyper-V 2016 incorporates key technologies first developed for and proven on Microsoft Azure, among the world's biggest public clouds. This dramatically improves the ability of Microsoft's Windows Server platform to run private cloud as well as hybrid cloud/on-premises environments by enhancing data security, uptime, scale, manageability, reliability and disaster recovery. Progentís Microsoft certified Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V consulting team can assist you to evaluate the advantages of Hyper-V 2016 for your business, configure pilot systems to confirm the ability of Hyper-V 2016 to run your vital applications, design an efficient network architecture for a cloud-based or hybrid deployment, create and execute a smooth upgrade plan, educate your IT management and support staff, and provide ongoing consulting and troubleshooting support to ensure that your Hyper-V 2016 investment delivers the highest possible business value.

How Can Progent Help with Windows Server 2008 R2?
Progentís Gold-qualified Server Platform consultants can assist your business to transition smoothly to Windows Server 2008 R2 and can maximize the advantages of Windows 2008 by providing support services such as system planning, software and hardware integration, virtualized servers and storage, Failover Clustering set up, disaster recovery planning and documentation, security policy and enforcement, affordable and safe remote connectivity, education, and remote consulting and troubleshooting.

Does Progent support Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) for web hosting and development?
Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.5, included with all editions of Windows 2008 Server R2, is a sophisticated server role for web site hosting and web software development. The latest release provides enhanced protection, dependability, expandability, and problem analysis while also incorporating major enhancements in remote administration. A variety of familiar extensions to Internet Information Services have been built into the 7.5 release such as the Request Filter Module (previously known as URL Scan), which can block dangerous HTTP requests from being run by hosted web applications. Progent's Internet Information Services experts can assist your company to deploy IIS 7.5 and the latest extensions to IIS Manager like the GUI interface for managing ASP.NET programs.

Does Progent offer consulting support for Cisco's Meraki cloud-managed Wi-Fi access points?
Progent's Meraki Wi-Fi AP experts provide remote and on-premises support to assist organizations of any size to plan, deploy, maintain, upgrade or repair Wi-Fi networks that utilize Cisco Meraki cloud-managed APs. Progent can help your business to configure and manage Meraki-based Wi-Fi networks for sites that range from a telecommuter's home or a branch office all the way to a campus or a nationwide enterprise. Progent can also assist you to integrate other Cisco technology such as switches, ASR routers and firewalls to build a seamless network infrastructure that provides the same access, performance, security, ease of management and availability for wired and Wi-Fi users irrespective of their mobility or device. (Check out Cisco Meraki switches consulting and troubleshooting services.)

What Microsoft financial reporting applications can Progent help customize?
Progent's Experts Team offers in-depth consulting knowledge in special application areas, allowing you to develop fast, low-cost and highly functional IT solutions that align with the unique needs of your company. Progent's software application developers can assist your company to customize Microsoft's popular eCommerce-capable offerings such as:

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

    We need fault-tolerant interoffice connectivity. Can Progent help?
    Progent offers multi-site access support to help you plan and implement high-availability architectures for multiple-office connectivity. Progentís Cisco-certified Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts can design and deploy ultra-reliable Inter-office connections based on zero-downtime EIGRP network routers or non-stop OSPF configurations of Cisco routers. Progent can show you how redundant connectivity and automatic fail-over can provide affordable non-stop interoffice connectivity.

    Does Progent support Citrix desktop virtualization software?
    Progent's Citrix XenDesktop consultants and XenApp virtual desktop engineers can help you to plan, implement, manage, and support a virtualized Windows desktop delivery solution based on XenDesktop or XenApp for virtualizing desktop computers. Progent's Cisco CCIE network engineers can show you how to enhance your network for delivering server and client-side applications, and Progent's datacenter management and support consultants can help your organization to manage and support a remote datacenter that offers high availability, advanced protection, and fast recovery.

    Can Progent help us integrate our environment with Microsoft Azure Service?
    Progent's Microsoft Azure cloud integration consultants can assist you with any aspect of Microsoft Azure migration including needs analysis, prerequisites assessment, solution design, pre-production testing, implementation, centralized management, performance optimization, license management, disaster recovery preparedness, security planning, and regulatory compliance validation. Progent can help you to configure and debug firewall appliances and VPN connections so that your clients can securely access to Azure-based resources, and Progent's Microsoft-certified consulting experts can help you set up key Microsoft technologies to work in Azure including Microsoft Windows Server, Exchange, SQL and Skype for Business. Progent can also assist your organization to create a hybrid ecosystem that seamlessly combines physical datacenters with Azure-based services.

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