Les Kent has a 25-year track record of successful network integration, business administration, marketing, and operations. He has shown a knack for developing elegant IT solutions during his time as as a system architect, software developer, project manager, deployment consultant, and troubleshooter for small businesses, start-ups, and global enterprises.

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Consulting Services for Private Cloud Integration

Progent's ProSight Virtual hosting services offer small companies a variety of benefits such as lower capital costs, reductions in operational expense, improved management focus, world-class protection, greater availability, and regulatory compliance.

64-bit Upgrade Integration Support
64-bit Processing Consultants

Progentís Microsoft certified consultants can assist you to update your application servers or workstations from 32 to 64 bits. Progent can assist you to calculate the risks and advantages of migrating to 64-bit processing, plan an efficient migration process that minimizes operational disruptions, and provide inexpensive, professional remote support to assist you to configure 64-bit software and application programs on your current hardware.

Professional for Microsoft SQL 2008
On-site Support for Microsoft SQL 2008 Server

Progent's Microsoft Gold certified SQL consultants can provide an array of support services to assist small businesses to plan, install, manage, and troubleshoot Microsoft SQL 2008 solutions in order to gain the maximum strategic advantage from this state-of-the-art RDBM technology. Also, Progent can provide assistance with system architecture, enterprise-wide security, and application development to optimize the business benefit of your SQL Server investment.

Exchange 2016 Mailbox migration Technical Consultant
Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 Migration IT Consultants Daly City, CA

Progent can assist you in all phases of your migration to Microsoft Exchange 2016 such as designing HA infrastructure for a local, cloud-based or hybrid environment; server and CAL licensing requirements for Exchange and Windows Server 2012 R2+; migrating mailboxes; Hyper-V virtualization strategy; determining mass storage capacity required for your VMs, databases and log files; configuring hardware load balancing (HLB) for high-availability CAS services; planning, setting up and validating Exchange and Windows Servers and Database Availability Groups (DAGs); integration with SharePoint; preparing the firewall; resolving SSL issues; providing client integration with Office 2010 or greater or Microsoft Office 365; and setting up Outlook on the web.

Sun Solaris IT Services
Solaris IT Services Santa Ana

If your business operates a Solaris network or a multi-OS computer system, Progent's CISM and CISSP-certified security specialists can help your whole enterprise in a wide array of security areas including security management procedures, security design and models, access management systems and methodology, applications development security, operations security, hardware security, communications, infrastructure and Internet security, and workplace recovery preparedness. CISM and CISSP define the core skills and worldwide standards of knowledge that information security professionals are expected to possess. These accreditations provide IT management the confidence that consultants who have achieved their CISM or ISSAP qualification have the background and theory to offer world-class security support and engineering services.

Network Consulting for Windows 2008 Cluster Server
CISSP Security Certified Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Cluster Specialists in New York, NY

The cluster technology built into the Datacenter and Enterprise editions of MS Windows Server 2008 has been radically redesigned to streamline the installation, setup, and maintenance of clusters that provide improved levels of network availability, security, efficiency, and flexibility. New or enhanced features include cluster verification, easier setup and deployment, unified cluster management, new cluster architecture for maximum availability, better protection and quorum models, minimization of failure points, greater storage and RAM capacity, and improvements for geographically dispersed clusters. Progent's clustered server consultants can assist you evaluate the advantages of failover clusters, plan and execute a deployment, educate your IT personnel to manage your cluster environment, deliver ongoing consulting and support services, and create and test a business continuity plan.

ISSAP Firewall Configure
Consulting for ISSAP Certified Sacramento, CA

Progent's ISSAP certified security consultants, or Information Systems Security Architecture Professionals, are consultants who have earned ISSAP Certification through rigorous examination and significant experience with information security architecture. ISSAP security experts possess in-depth understanding of access control systems and methodologies, phone system and network protection, cryptography, requirements analysis, business continuity planning (BCP) and disaster recovery, and physical security. Progent's ISSAP-qualified security experts can help your company with all phases of architecture security.

NetApp Disaster Recovery Consultant
NetApp MetroCluster Disk Pools Services

NetApp MetroCluster is a disaster recovery software suite that combines failover storage clustering along with synchronous replication to deliver rapid, zero data loss disaster recovery between sites that are as far as 185 miles (300km) apart from each other. Progent's roster of seasoned IT consultants can help your business to design, configure, administer, upgrade, test and troubleshoot a disaster recovery solution built around NetApp MetroCluster. Progent can help you to select a topology for your MetroCluster environment that meets your functional requirements and IT budget. Progent can ensure you adhere to best practices for configuring your MetroCluster solution by delivering guidance with procedures such as assigning disk pools, determining aggregate and plexes layout, provisioning volumes, setting up NetApp Snapshot, installing Cisco and Brocade switches, implementing a tiebreaker mechanism, designing a configuration replication network between your peered clusters, and testing your disaster recovery system to prove adherence with information assurance standards and regulatory mandates.

Windows 2016 Network Engineer
Windows Server 2016 Network Controller Engineer Long Beach, California

Progent's Microsoft-certified information technology consultants offer Windows Server 2016 migration consulting services to help organizations of all sizes to plan and carry out an efficient move to Windows Server 2016 and Hyper-V 2016 based on an on-premises, cloud-centric, or hybrid deployment model. Progent can help you to evaluate the value of Windows Server 2016 for your environment and can help you with any aspect of planning, configuring, administering or troubleshooting your Windows Server 2016 and Windows Hyper-V 2016 solution. Progent can assist your organization to take advantage of the many innovative high-availability and security features of Windows Server 2016 and Hyper-V 2016 such as Windows Containers, Shielded Virtual Machines, Credential Guard and Remote Credential Guard, Just In Time Privileged Access Management, Virtual Machine load balancing, Storage Replica, plus workgroup and multi-domain failover clusters.

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