If your company information system is built primarily on Microsoft Windows technology but also relies on some legacy programs based on UNIX, Linux or Sun Solaris, Progent can help you to integrate your servers into a cohesive network that allows all your OS platforms to coexist for simpler administration, seamless dataflow, superior availability, improved throughput, and solid security.

For mixed-platform networks, Progent's integration, maintenance, and repair services include:

  • IT Infrastructure Configuration and Support
    Progent's authorized Microsoft-certified consultants and Cisco-certified CCIE consulting specialists can help you to build a secure network architecture that allows both UNIX and Windows users to share data and resources. Progent's Microsoft Active Directory engineers are certified professionals in designing, installing, and troubleshooting complex Active Directory installations. Progent provides skill in setting up and troubleshooting Cisco routers, firewalls, VPN devices, wireless technology, and storage networking solutions. Progent can also assist you to minimize physical servers and take full advantage of your investment in high-availability hardware by configuring a virtual infrastructure with advanced software such as Virtual Server.

  • Support for Windows Services for UNIX (SFU) and SUA
    Progent can help you to deploy Windows Services for UNIX and Subsystem for UNIX-based Applications (SUA) to achieve coexistence between Microsoft Windows and UNIX/Linux/Solaris networks. SFU provides integration between Windows 2003 Server and different versions of UNIX such as Sun Solaris 10, HP-UX, IBM AIX Open UNIX, and RedHat. Windows Services for UNIX allows you to share Windows folders over NFS and features enhanced validation in Windows 2003 Server Active Directory networks. Microsoft Windows Services for UNIX (SFU) comes with the POSIX-compliant Interix subsystem, which offers a comprehensive set of UNIX tools and shells, support for a single-rooted file architecture, plus a software development kit for migrating application software.

  • Remote Server Monitoring and Management
    Progent's System Center Operations Manager consulting expertise can enhance your network’s availability, performance, and protection through proactive server monitoring. Progent’s experience with Microsoft Systems Management Server and Microsoft RIS can enable you to automate Windows PC and program setup. Progent’s network monitoring specialists can also use a set of UNIX-powered system monitoring tools such as Nagios and MRTG to help you to troubleshoot or enhance your network infrastructure.

  • ProSight Enhanced Security Protection Managed Service
    ProSight ESP is a managed service offered at an affordable monthly subscription fee with a simple licensing model that covers any server or endpoint, physical or virtual, and that can be expanded to any size. Operating systems supported include Windows, Linux, macOS and OS X, Apple iOS and Android. One agent handles any combination of virtualization platforms, cloud providers, operating systems and physical devices. Unified scanning allows you to deploy anti-malware servers across multiple devices to optimize security and performance. Learn more about ProSight ESP unified endpoint protection service.

  • On-site Technical Support
    Progent's network consulting experts have provided effective in-person network service to small businesses in the Northern California for over 18 years. The background of Progent's Microsoft and Cisco-certified network support staff can assist you to resolve tough infrastructure, messaging, or security issues that call for the experience and engineering depth of a veteran service firm. Progent offers in-person service in Northern California and in major cities throughout the U.S.

  • Contact Center Services
    Progent's Help Desk Call Center Support Services are designed for companies who must operate within a modest IT budget yet who require fast contact with a Call Center with expert telephone support and full escalation support. Key components include help desk call center telephone assistance for desktop help and network troubleshooting, secure online connectivity to permit Progent's technical specialists to observe precisely what your customers experience in order to fix problems quickly, and intelligent prioritization and problem escalation.

If your business is looking for consultants to help you to integrate Linux computers with your Windows environment, phone Progent at 800-993-9400 or see Contact Progent.

Progent's Support for UNIX-based Networks
Progent's UNIX-family consulting experts provide small businesses and developers help with managing and servicing UNIX/Linux/Mac-based networks that may coexist with Microsoft environments. Progent provides your company the services of UNIX technical experts, certified Microsoft engineers, Cisco-certified CCIEs, and security experts certified by CISSP and CISM. This wide array of knowledge offers you a convenient one-stop source to assist your business to create and manage a protected and dependable cross-platform connectivity and communications infrastructure that incorporates Windows with popular derivatives of UNIX such as: Apple macOS and OS X , Solaris, IBM AIX Operating System, HP-UX (Hewlett Packard UNIX), Berkeley UNIX (BSD), SCO and Silicon Graphics IRIX (SGI/IRIX) or major Linux versions including RedHat Linux, SUSE Linux, Debian GNU/Linux and CentOS, Ubuntu Linux, Mandriva Linux, PCLOS, fedora, and Gentoo.

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