Office Communications Server 2007 Release 2 Consultants Microsoft debuted the latest edition of Microsoft Communications Server 2007, Microsoft's solution for unifying presence, instant messaging, video conferencing, and software-based VoIP. The most recent edition of Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 features enhancements that offer network administrators additional control for managing their communications infrastructure effectively while representing an extensible architecture for collaborative business processes.

To reduce costs, improve efficiency, and support teamwork, the latest Release 2 of Microsoft Communications Server 2007 permits phone audioconferencing to eliminate expensive third-part services with an on-premises audioconferencing bridge that is maintained as part of an organization's overall communications infrastructure. Office Communications Server 2007 Release 2 also now permits desktop sharing, which allows users to share their desktop transparently and initiate audio communications and team up with others external to the company on PC, Apple Mac, or Linux computers via a Web-based connection. The latest version of Microsoft Office Communications Server also allows geographically scattered groups to collaborate by participating in theme-based dialogues that extend over time. This tool provides participants with an index of all available discussion sessions and topics, periodically archives chats in an XML format that meets compliance regulations, provides utilities to look through the complete history of chat on a specific topic, and offers triggers and alerts to notify someone of recent posts.

Release 2 of Microsoft Communications Server also incorporates improved support for voice and mobile workers. The new attendant console permits receptionists or group administrators to control calls and conferences on behalf of associates, set up processes to route phone calls, and manage higher numbers of incoming communications through a software-based console. The Session Initiation Protocol trunking capability allows companies to cut expenses by setting up a straight-through Voice over IP connection between an Internet telephony service supplier and Office Communications Server without needing in-house gateways. Also, Microsoft Office Communicator Mobile support now includes new device platforms including the Nokia S40, RIM Blackberry, and Windows Mobile.

How Progent's Microsoft-certified Engineers Can Assist Your Company to Deploy Office Communications Server 2007
A Standard Edition Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 hosts all necessary services on one physical Front End Server. The small expense in computer hardware and simplicity of management make this version is ideal for small and medium-sized companies and for remote offices. Microsoft Communications Server is based on Microsoft Windows Server and taps into core Windows technologies such as Active Directory, Microsoft SQL Server, Operations Manager, and Exchange Server. With Microsoft Office Communications Server, you can add instant collaboration features and presence to popular Office applications such as Outlook, Excel, and Word. Presence information from your server can also be incorporated into productivity applications. Microsoft Office Communications Server also serves as the presence engine for collaborative sites and portals, delivering presence awareness and Instant Messaging access from within SharePoint Services sites.

Microsoft Communications Server Consulting and Support

Progent's Microsoft-Gold certified engineers can provide professional technical support for all these areas and can help you in planning and executing a deployment of Microsoft Communications Server 2007 so as to optimize the business value of this IM, presence, and VoIP solution. Progent can also help you to upgrade from Microsoft Live Communications Server 2005 to the latest version of Office Communications Server.

Progent's consultants can help your company to install Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 and integrate a wide of Microsoft technologies to take advantage of the presence awareness, IM, and Voice over IP features enabled by Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007:

Windows Server 2008 Expertise
Progent provides a range of Microsoft Windows Server 2008 planning and maintenance services that can help small organizations to get the most from Microsoft Windows Server 2008. Progent's Microsoft Gold certified engineers can assist you to understand the ways Windows Server 2008 could enhance the productivity of your network so that you can cost-justify a migration. Progent can show you how to test Microsoft Windows Server 2008 so that you can determine its stability, performance, and operability running realistic workloads. Progent can assist with creating a rollout plan, evaluate and enhance existing network environment, document archiving and recovery processes, analyze security mechanisms and policies, help in integrating actual and virtualized servers, design high-availability solutions including failover server clustering with Hyper-V, train your in-house network administration staff, and deploy automated server monitoring operations to ensure system security and performance.

Microsoft Exchange Server Planning, Setup, Troubleshooting, and Hosting Services
Progent's Microsoft certified consultants can help you design and implement an efficient Microsoft Exchange 2007 upgrade strategy that avoids network downtime, reduces ongoing service demands, and makes your Exchange 2007 Server easy to administer. Progent's Exchange 2007 support, troubleshooting, and design offerings include expertise with the configuration of third-party add-ons to Exchange 2007 Server and the design of unified messaging solutions powered by Microsoft Exchange Server 2007. Progent's Microsoft Exchange Server Hosting and Management Services provide a world-class data center with redundant power and environmental control systems, 24x7 site security and IT support center, and failover connections to tier-1 Internet service providers. Hosted Exchange servers are configured as virtualized servers for fault tolerance, smooth scalability, and fast recovery. Progent's services include integration with your network, connectivity with handheld communication devices, continual tracking of efficiency and security, spam and virus filtering, security update and service pack management, Helpdesk support, per-day backup, and full messaging management services.

Microsoft Office SharePoint Server Consulting and Support
Progent can provide help for planning, configuring, and managing productive Microsoft Office SharePoint Server solutions that will significantly improve important aspects of your company's information network such as collaboration, web portal, corporate-wide search, forms-driven business processes, access to management intelligence, and content management. Progent's Microsoft Gold certified engineers can assist your company to evaluate the business benefit for implementing SharePoint Server 2007, deliver setup and integration support, assist you to configure SQL Server as a back-end database engine, enhance your network architecture, integrate your standard and specialized business software to operate with Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, create a comprehensive protection plan that incorporates portal technology, and deliver remote and in-person repair and Call Center support.

SQL Server Integration and Maintenance
Progent's SQL Server experts can make sure your organization configures Microsoft SQL Server 2008 properly, and that your SQL-based database solution is integrated seamlessly with your application software. Progent can provide 24x7 network monitoring to ensure your corporate information system is healthy, and Progent's online Help Desk is available to provide rapid solutions for SQL issues. Progent's certified network protection engineers can assess your company-wide security processes and mechanisms and suggest enhancements for better regulatory compliance. Progent's programmers can help you to create or customize business programs or web sites rely on databases controlled by SQL Server.

Windows Active Directory Support Services
Windows Active Directory demands extensive hands-on experience to configure efficiently across an enterprise. Progentís Microsoft certified Active Directory experts are experienced in planning, integrating, and troubleshooting sophisticated Microsoft Enterprise AD projects. Progentís areas of expertise with Windows 2003 and 2008 AD include replication issues, multi-domain partition configurations, correcting corrupted Active Directory objects, cleaning up legacy beta software configuration objects in production Active Directory environments, and fixing failed installations of AD and Active Directory-integrated applications.

PC Desktop Support Services
Progent's certified desktop support consultants can deliver a wide range of affordable support services to assist your business to deploy, integrate, troubleshoot, and administer workstations and laptops based on Microsoft Windows. Progent can offer on-premises or online assistance for individual PCs and handheld devices or work with your business to plan and implement a network-wide rollout of the most current version of Microsoft Windows. Progent can also install Microsoft Office or Microsoft Dynamics programs on your workstations so they communicate efficiently with all Microsoft applications, software from third-party publishers, business servers, and key solutions throughout your network. Progent can also provide consultants and technical workers to assist your company to plan for and complete a site move or merger organized to cause the least possible interruption to your productivity.

Wireless Technologies Consulting
Progentís consultants provide experience in multiple technologies related to mobile connectivity including network architecture, wireless data synchronization, wireless security, mobile email, Windows Mobile, Research in Motion Blackberry, and wireless application development. Progent's Microsoft certified consultants can save your business work and expense by using their wireless expertise to show you how to select and configure wireless networking solutions that make sense for your company. Progent can also optimize your network architecture so that wireless data devices perform better.

Emergency Remote Technical Support
Progentís National Support Center provides national remote help for Windows and Cisco-based small office computer networks. Progent's Microsoft and Cisco-certified service engineers offer telephone support and online secure computer access to troubleshoot and resolve network problems rapidly and economically. The scope of technical expertise represented by Progent's team of country-wide service professionals makes it possible to escalate even the toughest network issues to competent specialists as required.

To learn more information about Progent's consulting support for Microsoft Office Communications Server, phone 1-800-993-9400 or see Contact Progent.

© 2002- 2019 Progent Corporation. All rights reserved.