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Can Progent help plan and integrate a virtual server solution?
Virtualization technologies enable businesses to run several virtual machines on one actual computer. Common applications for virtual servers include resource consolidation, low-cost hosts for programs that only run on outdated operating systems, and economical quarantining of software development or pilot environments from on-line systems. Progent's virtualization technology consultants offer Microsoft Windows 2016 Hyper-V hybrid cloud solutions, Windows Server 2012 R2 virtualization consulting, Windows 2008 Hyper-V Virtual Server consulting, VMware vSphere virtual processor expertise, and Citrix XenServer virtual server assistance. Progent can configure virtual servers to maximize speed, reliability and manageability while at the same time cutting expenses; propose and validate disaster recovery strategies that minimize downtown in case of a catastrophe; and deliver ongoing maintenance, troubleshooting, and engineering assistance as computer technology advances.

Does Progent offer help with specific Apple Mac applications?
Progent's Mac experts can support the creative aspect of Mac environments by offering professional services and teaching in graphics, sound, and video. Progent's consultants can provide Apple Mac application software training for creative tools such as Adobe PhotoShop, Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Apple Motion, MOTU Digital Performer, and Digidesign Pro Tools. Progent can also assist you with specific tasks such as image capture or digitizing sound or motion video or installing an audio/video post-production facility.

Can Progent help me upgrade my Wi-Fi network with Cisco's Aironet 802.11ac access points?
Progent's Cisco-certified consultants can assist you to upgrade to Aironet wireless access points and Cisco Wi-Fi controllers that comply with the new IEEE 802.11ac Wi-Fi standard, making it possible to get three times the speed for your wireless LAN while increasing the signal coverage.

Can Progent provide help with Microsoft Access software development?
Progent's Microsoft Office Access consulting experts offer affordable remote consulting services for all releases of Microsoft Office Access including Access desktop and Access Web App and can provide advanced help for application development, database migration, performance optimization, report design, and maintenance. Progent also offers custom webinar classes for Office Access application development and database administration.

What are the advantages to my business of Progent's network monitoring services?
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager improves the stability of mission-critical programs by proactively detecting and helping to resolve trouble spots before they can crash a server. Microsoft System Center Operations Manager can optimize network throughput by examining user-defined performance thresholds and usage profiles on critical servers, enabling network managers to be more efficient in adding performance-related resources and to clean up trouble areas before they bring about serious network bottlenecks. However, configuring Operations Manager to take full advantage of this state-of-the-art monitoring software can be tricky. With more five years of background with the NetIQ technology upon which MOM is based, Progent's technical team members can help you choose the proper Microsoft System Center Operations Manager features, deploy and integrate Operations Manager, and generate specialized rules, scripts, reports and alerts for your enterprise. Progent can also document Operation Manager's server monitoring rules and procedures for your IT organization.

Does Progent offer support for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015 R2?
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015 R2 (formerly Great Plains) introduces a revamped design that improves cloud integration, works with popular smart phones and tablets, permits single login with Azure Active Directory, and strengthens security and compliance. Progent's certified Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015 R2 consultants offer the broad technical skills and experience to resolve the many IT and business issues involved with deploying and managing Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015 R2 and can help your organization to perform an efficient migration that will maximize the business value of your investment in this mission-critical platform.

Does Progent offer support for Microsoft SQL Server 2012?
Progent can provide the expertise of certified SQL Server 2012 consultants and experienced database application programmers, DBAs, project management experts, Cisco-certified network engineers, disaster recovery/business continuity planning specialists, and security consultants to assist you to manage your Microsoft SQL Server 2012 environment and define an efficient and secure IT infrastructure that lets you realize the full strategic benefit of Microsoft SQL Server 2012. Progent can also help you to migrate to SQL Server 2016 or transition to SQL Server 2014 from SQL Server 2012.

Does Progent provide consulting services for Microsoft Small Business Server?
Even though the Small Business Server (SBS) family is no longer available, this powerful package is still popular. Progent provides extensive Microsoft SBS support services for all versions of the platform. Also, Progent's Windows Server Essentials consulting experts can assist your organization to assess the possible benefits of moving from a locally hosted datacenter powered by Small Business Server 2011 or earlier to a more cloud-centric computing model by implementing a migration to Windows Server Essentials and to Microsoft's cloud-hosted applications. Whether your servers and applications are hosted on an on premises datacenter, in the Microsoft Cloud, or across a mix of of both, Progent offers full-service consulting, technical support, and application development services for Microsoft's strategic business products including Windows Server, Exchange, SharePoint Server, and Microsoft SQL Server.

Can Progent help us integrate our network with Amazon AWS cloud services?
Progent's Amazon AWS cloud planning and integration experts can provide affordable online support to assist companies to access Amazon AWS cloud services such as Amazon EC2 for virtual server hosting, Amazon S3 for expandable cloud storage, and Amazon Glacier for value-priced archival storage. Progent can assist your IT team with every aspect of Amazon AWS migration and troubleshooting including needs analysis, preparedness evaluation, architectural design and review, pilot testing, configuration, centralized administration, performance optimization, software license management, disaster recovery mechanisms, and security and compliance. Progent offers advanced expertise with firewall configuration and VPN connections and can help you deploy all-cloud or hybrid networking models that seamlessly integrate Amazon AWS cloud services. Progent offers occasional support or Progent can deliver comprehensive project management outsourcing services to help you migrate efficiently to the Amazon AWS cloud.

Can Progent help my company migrate to Windows 10?
Progent's Windows 10 planning and migration consultants can help organizations of all sizes to assess Windows 10 or to migrate to Windows 10 from any older version of Windows. Online and onsite evaluation and upgrade support for Windows 10 available from Progent's consultants include Return on Investment estimates, project management, compatibility testing, pilot systems, Hyper-V virtualization strategies, Cloud and hybrid integration, mobile device management, telecommuter connectivity, data and identity security, streamlined deployment and administration, network infrastructure design, Wi-Fi support, business continuity planning, custom training for IT support staff and users, and ongoing consulting support.

How Can Progent Help with Windows Server 2008 R2?
Progentís Microsoft Gold-qualified Server Platform engineers can assist you to transition smoothly to Windows Server 2008 R2 with SP1 and can maximize the benefits of Windows 2008 by providing consulting support such as system design, software and hardware integration, Hyper-V virtualization, Failover Clustering solutions, business continuity planning and documentation, security strategies, economical and secure remote access, education, and online consulting and troubleshooting.

Does Progent support Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) for web hosting and development?
Internet Information Services (IIS) version 7.5, Which is included with all releases of Windows 2008 Server R2, is a powerful role for web hosting and web software programming. The new version offers improved security, reliability, expandability, and troubleshooting while also delivering major improvements in automated administration. A variety of popular extensions to Internet Information Services have been integrated into IIS 7.5 such as the Request Filter Module (formerly called URL Scan), which is able to block potentially harmful HTTP requests from being executed by hosted web software. Progent's Internet Information Services experts can assist your company to configure IIS 7.5 as well as the recent extensions to IIS Manager like the GUI interface for controlling ASP.NET programs.

Does Progent offer network monitoring support?
Progent provides a variety of Network Support Bundles based on the proactive problem solving abilities of Microsoft System Center Operations Manager, a cutting-edge network management software platform that monitors the reliability, speed and protection of your IT network and identifies anomalies before they can bring down your network. To give you more understanding concerning the performance and robustness of your system infrastructure, Progent can help you deploy and manage popular network monitoring tools powered by the Linux operating system.

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