Les Kent has a 25-year history of effective network integration, business administration, marketing, and operations. He has shown a talent for developing sophisticated information technology solutions during his time as as a system designer, software developer, project manager, deployment expert, and problem solver for small companies, start-ups, and major corporations.


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Microsoft Remote Support Services for SQL Server 2014 Migration
Professional for SQL Server 2014 Encryption Key Management in Hialeah

SQL Server 2014 incorporates major enhancements in key areas including speed, availability, compliance, and cloud integration. SQL Server 2014 is the first version of SQL Server that incorporates in-memory capability that operates seamlessly across all workloads including Online Transaction Processing, data warehousing (DWH), and business analytics. Progent's Microsoft Gold-certified SQL Server 2014 consulting team can deliver efficient online and on-premises services such as system design, configuration, administration, remediation, and software development services to help organizations of all sizes to achieve maximum business value from their SQL Server 2014 investment.

Sarbane Oxley Compliance Consultants
Huntington Beach Microsoft and Cisco Certified Expert Site Move Consult

For large businesses, Progent can supplement in-house network support groups by providing world-class background in supporting key Microsoft and Cisco products. Progent's certified professionals offer Enterprise Active Directory help, Exchange Server 2010 integration, SharePoint expertise, and Microsoft SQL Server consulting. For the nationwide or worldwide businesses with branches in the San Francisco Bay Area, Progent can act as a transparent nearby extension of enterprise IT management. Progentís enterprise support services include corporate-wide security, remote branch office support, system architecture, Sarbox conformance, project planning, and world-class support for multiple location office environments powered by Enterprise Windows. Progent can offer on-site engineers and technicians to assist with a site move or branch move, or a network designer to assist with building or utilizing an Internet Data Center or Hosting Facility.

System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Remote Technical Support
Remote Consulting for SCCM 2012 Planning in New Orleans

Progent can help your organization to prepare for, deploy, and administer System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager (SCCM 2012). Progent can assist you to upgrade smoothly to SCCM 2012 from an older change management platform or help you to enhance your existing SCCM 2012 ecosystem to accommodate your evolving IT needs. Also, Progent can help you to create an infrastructure that takes full advantage of SCCM 2012 by delivering advanced consulting support for related Microsoft platforms including Active Directory Domain Services (ADDS), SQL Server and SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), and IIS.

Juniper SSL VPN Consultant
Juniper SA Series SSL VPN Protect in Wichita, KS

SSL VPN makes it possible to establish a secure Internet connection between an enterprise network and virtually any remote computer without the need for pre-installed client software. Progent's Juniper-certified consultants can help you design, manage, and troubleshoot SSL VPN solutions based on Juniper's AS Series of remote access appliances.

SMS Server 2003 Upgrade Technical Consultant
Consulting Services for Systems Management Server 2003 in South San Francisco, CA

Progentís certified experts provide small and medium size companies enterprise-class consulting services for Microsoft Systems Management Server and Configuration Manager 2007, Microsoft's solutions for update and deployment management. Configuration Manager 2007 is Microsoft's new name for the update management platform previously called SMS Server. System Center Configuration Manager 2007 offers a range of new features to SMS Server such as full automation, built-in Windows Vista Windows Server 2008 support, quarantine support, and boot image management. Progentís Microsoft certified consulting professionals can help you use SMS 2003 or Configuration Manager 2007 economically for streamlined operating system and application software deployment, security patch administration, application tracking, and licensing reconciliation. Progent's engineers can also help your company to move efficiently from Microsoft Systems Management Server 2003 to System Center Configuration Manager 2007.

Consultant Services for Lync Server 2013 Edge Server Pool
Lync Server 2013 Front End Pool Pairing Professionals

Lync Server 2013 allows organizations of any size to create a manageable and protected communications ecosystem that permits a Bring-Your-Own-Device computing style with instant messaging (IM). instant messaging, real-time presence, web conferencing with app sharing and whiteboard, as well as IP-based and PSTN calling across a wide range of desktop and handheld clients. Progent's certified Lync Server 2013 consultants and system architects can assist your company to evaluate the advantages of Lync Server 2013, design an in-house, cloud-based (via Microsoft Lync Online) or mixed model appropriate for your present and future plans, implement Lync Server 2013 so as to speed up your ROI, and provide live webinar and onsite training to your IT staff and end users. Progent offers in-depth expertise in critical pieces of a Lync 2013 solution including Microsoft Windows Server, SQL Server and Exchange Server, and Progent can help you to integrate Lync 2013 with popular Microsoft Office and Office 365 apps including Outlook clients and PowerPoint.

WSUS Specialists
SUS Services in Dallas

Microsoft WSUS allows information technology managers to install and track the latest Microsoft patches and security releases to Microsoft Windows Server 2000, Microsoft Windows Server 2003, and Microsoft Windows XP operating systems. By using Microsoft Windows Server Update Services, IT personnel can fully and effortlessly manage the distribution of patches that are published via Microsoft Update to servers and workstations in an organization. Progent can help you with complex details of the initial setup of Microsoft WSUS such as planning the Microsoft SUS deployment, setting up client's computers, defining the Group Policy parameters, and making sure your Microsoft Windows Server Update Services Group Policy Object is linked to an Active Directory container appropriate for your system environment.

Information Technology Consulting for Microsoft GP/Great Plains
Network Engineer for Great Plains Rhode Island

Key features of Microsoft Dynamics GP/Great Plains software include a modular structure that allows you to license only the functionality you need, a standards-based foundation built on Microsoft technologies to secure your investment and offer a tightly integrated environment, advanced reporting capabilities that permit you to track all activities, revenues and expenses and sales trends, integration with Microsoft Office to speed access to business information, the ability to integrate information from almost any database or workstation application into Microsoft Dynamics GP, plus an open design that makes it easy to create custom programs. Progent can help you set up and support a reliable, secure server and communications infrastructure to support Microsoft Dynamics GP/Great Plains, and can offer expert GP support professionals to help you turn the advanced features of Dynamics GP/Great Plains business accounting software into a productive business solution.

Network Management Services for Cisco Switch
Network Consulting Group for Cisco Management

Cisco's current network devices and technologies support a new generation of data center design that allows continual enhancements in processor, disk, LAN/WAN infrastructure, and application solutions in a manageable and cost-effective way. Progent can assist businesses to select and deploy Cisco's networking technology to create a firm foundation for your data center and to streamline your data center functionality in critical areas such as Server and disk utilization, comprehensive security enforcement, server proliferation, regulatory compliance, and business continuance.

Consulting Services for Cisco CUSP
CCIE Expert Certified SIP Trunk Migration Specialists in Jacksonville, Florida

Progent's Cisco CCIE-certified SIP infrastructure experts can assist you to plan, integrate, manage, debug and enhance Cisco's SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) infrastructure technology and Cisco's CUBE-based IP PSTN trunks and offer cost-effective online or onsite expertise to help companies to move efficiently to a productive unified communications ecosystem that delivers accelerated return on investment. Progent's Gold-certified Microsoft collaboration consultants can assist you to establish connections between Cisco's CUBE SBC and Microsoft's VoIP and IP video platforms such as Skype for Business Server or Lync Server for access to a SIP PSTN trunk.

Security Company for Firewall and VPN
IPsec VPN Network Consultant Woburn, MA

Progent offers small and mid-size organizations professional support for Intrusion Protection Systems and IPsec VPN technology from leading firewall and Virtual Private Network security companies such as WatchGuard, Juniper, and Symantec. Progent can help you create a comprehensive security plan and choose the right technologies from multiple suppliers to support your security goals while sticking within your spending restraints.

Network Engineer for Exchange Server 2003
Microsoft Exchange Consultant

Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants have 20 years of background designing, integrating, and maintaining email solutions for clients in Northern California and across the U.S. Progent provides affordable Microsoft Exchange Servers consulting services to make sure that your email environment features compliance, fault tolerance, easy connectivity for remote and wireless users, efficient administrative utilities, and seamless integration with telephony. Progent provides consulting and integration services for Microsoft Exchange 2016, Microsoft Exchange 2013 Server, Microsoft Exchange 2010, Exchange 2007, Microsoft Exchange 2003, and Exchange 2K Server. Progent can also help small or medium companies to migrate to Exchange 2016 Server or Exchange 2013.

Comprehensive Event Management Engineer
Oklahoma City, OK Microsoft Operations Manager Online Help

Progent's Microsoft certified consultants have over a decade of experience designing, implementing, optimizing and repairing System Center Operations Manager solutions and offer organizations of any size advanced remote or on-premises consulting services for System Center 2012 Operations Manager. Progent can assist you to plan an architecture for SCOM 2012 servers that provides the performance and resilience needed to watch over your IT resources effectively, whether your infrastructure are onsite, in the cloud, or a hybrid environment. Progent can also help you to install and customize System Center 2012 Operations Manager management packs according to industry best practices for monitoring network infrastructure as well as both Microsoft and third-party applications and services. Also, Progent can provide responsive remote or on-premises troubleshooting to help you to remediate critical problems detected by Microsoft SCOM 2012.


















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