Les Kent has a 25-year history of effective technology integration, business administration, sales, and operations. He has demonstrated a talent for creating sophisticated IT solutions during his time as as a network designer, application developer, project manager, implementation expert, and problem solver for small companies, start-ups, and global corporations.


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Mac and Windows Technology Consulting Services
Apple Mac with Windows integration Engineer

Progent's service specialists in Apple OS X and Windows technology can show you how to integrate Mac and Windows computers into cohesive networks with full sharing and collaboration support. Enabling productive cooperation among a mix of servers and workstations powered by Mac OS and Windows requires extensive knowledge of and background with Apple Macintosh and Windows technology. Progent's experience in Microsoft and Macintosh consulting makes it possible to provide expert support to businesses that depend on these platforms to maintain their strategic advantage. Progent's consultants can also help you to integrate Apple's iPhones and iPads to operate with smoothly with your Windows environment.

Microsoft Expert Windows 10 Microsoft Deployment Toolkit Consulting
Technology Consulting for Windows 10 Configuration Honolulu, HI

Progent's Microsoft-certified consulting experts can help businesses of all sizes to evaluate Windows 10 or to migrate to Windows 10 from an older release of Microsoft Windows. Online and on-premises assessment and migration support for Windows 10 offered by Progent's experts include Return on Investment analysis, project coordination, application and driver compatibility testing, pilot systems, Hyper-V virtualization architecture, Cloud integration, mobile management, telecommuter access, data and identity security, automated provisioning and management, network optimization, Wi-Fi support, disaster recovery planning, webinar training for IT support staff and end users, and post-migration technical help.

Microsoft Solutions Framework Project Methodology Outsourcing IT Support
Stabilizing Phase: Design Tuning Consultants Portland, OR

In conducting IT tasks for corporate clients, Progent follows a structured approach based on defined milestones so as to achieve financial, timing and engineering targets while minimizing productivity disruption. Progent's Enterprise Services Methodology follows accepted project management standards derived from the best practices described by the Microsoft MSF methodology which includes requirements definition, architecture recommendations, test models, design adjustments, and professional implementation. All phases are documented to make available a comprehensive summary of technical services performed and to help in downstream network support.

Notebook VPN Setup Service
Wichita Nationwide Desktop VPN Small Office IT Support

Progent's remote connectivity and smartphone synchronization experts can help your business to plan and deploy secure access solutions for off-site desktop PCs, laptops, and wireless handhelds so they integrate tightly with your IT network, allowing your business to optimize the efficiency of your remote workforce.

CCNP Certified PIX 500 Firewall Troubleshooting
Security Consulting Services in Santa Rosa, CA

Cisco's PIX firewalls have reached end of life and Cisco might not offer support these devices. Progent still provides consulting assistance for Cisco's PIX 500 firewalls to help you with maintenance and management and Progent can also help you assess whether to migrate to more current firewall products available from Cisco. Progent's Cisco technology specialists can help you design and implement an efficient migration to Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls following leading practices.

Office Word 2016 Consultant Services
Concord, CA Office Word 2016 Professionals

Progent's Microsoft Office Word and Office 365 Word consultants offer a broad range of economical online consulting services to assist you to manage your legacy Microsoft Office Word solution or help you to upgrade to a newer version of Microsoft Office Word. Support available from Progent's experts include VBA programming, isolating and fixing compatibility problems between various versions of Word, interfacing Office Word with other Microsoft Office apps such as Office Excel and Microsoft Outlook or with third-party data sources and plug-ins,infrastructure optimization for dependable. reliable cloud access, security support, smart phone synchronization, and online training classes customized for your special requirements.

SCCM 2012 Windows 2010 Provisioning Professional
Anchorage, AK Support and Setup

Progent can assist you to plan for, implement, and administer Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager. Progent can help you to upgrade smoothly to SCCM 2012 from a legacy device and application management solution or assist you to enhance your current SCCM 2012 ecosystem to accommodate your evolving business requirements. In addition, Progent can assist you to build a software foundation that takes full advantage of SCCM by providing expertise with associated Microsoft technologies including ADDS, Microsoft SQL Server and SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), and IIS.

Windows 2008 Support and Help
Windows Server 2008 Engineers in Modesto, CA

Progent's certified consultants can help you to evaluate the benefits of Windows Server 2008 for your business, create pilot programs and rollout strategies, install Windows Server 2008 with your network environment and workload, educate your support staff how to use new management utilities, and deliver ongoing consulting and technical support via low-cost options such as Help Desk support and remote technical assistance.

Problem Escalation Through Teamwork System Consulting
Best Practices Software Consulting

Progentís staff of Microsoft and Cisco qualified consultants average more than a decade of real-world professional experience, at the front lines of network support, executing a wide range of IT projects for an extensive mix of customers. Each Progent consultant shares a proven set of individual best practices that are combined into company-wide leading practices standards that Progent teaches its consulting team. This means that you get not only expert IT capability, but also a consultant with proven approaches for applying computer knowledge to resolve real-world IT problems rapidly.

SQL Server 2008 IT Consulting
Georgia SQL Server 2008 Onsite Technical Support

Progent's Microsoft certified SQL Server engineers offer an array of services to assist small companies to design, deploy, manage, and troubleshoot Microsoft SQL 2008 systems so that they receive the optimum competitive benefit from this advanced database management technology. Also, Progent can provide help with system infrastructure, company-wide security, and custom software development to optimize the strategic value of your computer investment.

Trainer for Macintosh
Mac Class in Mobile, Alabama

For businesses with Mac users in the San Francisco Bay Area, Progent can provide onsite training customized for individuals who wish to expand their knowledge of the Apple OS X platform, Apple Mac computers, or Macintosh office productivity software including Word, Excel, and Entourage.

Microsoft LCS Server 2007 Consultant Services
Microsoft LCS Server Technology Professional

Microsoft Communications Server delivers Instant Messaging and presence in a scalable, world-class package featuring enhanced protection, transparent integration with other Microsoft products, an expandable, industry-standard development platform, and support for regulatory requirements such as HIPAA, SOX, and GLB. The product allows cost savings and elevated operational efficiencies, increased worker productivity, and better IP security. MS Communications Server 2007 has been superseded by Lync Server, which in turn has been replaced by Skype for Business. Progent's Microsoft-certified unified communications consultants can provide remote and onsite configuration support and mediation services for your Office Communications Server 2007 environment and can help your organization to evaluate the advantages of upgrading to Skype for Business. Progent can also assist you to design and implement a smooth migration that will add business value to your IT system

Professional Services for Small Offices
Small Business Network Installation in Santa Clara, CA

Progent delivers the services of Microsoft and Cisco-qualified network consulting professionals to show customers economical alternatives to help organizations maximize the benefits of Microsoft and Cisco products. For networks that range from small offices to nationwide enterprises, Progent's expert consultants can assist you to improve your information system's e-mail architecture, security, reliability, throughput, and system administration.

SQL Server 2012 Monitoring Integration Support
PowerPivot for Excel Specialist in Napa, CA

Progent can provide the support of certified consultants as well as experienced database application programmers, DBAs, project managers, Cisco-certified network architects, business continuity specialists, and data security consultants to help you to evaluate the potential advantages of SQL Server 2012 for your organization, set up test environments at your site or at Progent's lab, design and execute out a smooth migration to SQL Server 2012 from earlier releases of SQL Server or from legacy database solutions, and configure a cost-effective and secure IT infrastructure that helps you realize the full strategic benefit of Microsoft SQL Server 2012.


















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