Windows SBS 2008 Consultants Microsoft debuted the most recent edition of Small Business Server (SBS 2008) and Windows Essential Business Server (EBS 2008). These solutions deliver the power of Microsoft’s enterprise-grade server platforms to smaller businesses in an economical package. Designed for businesses with up to 75 desktops, Windows Small Business Server is a cohesive server platform engineered to help businesses keep their data safer and make their network more efficient.

Microsoft Small Business Server 2008 is available in standard and premiere editions. The standard package features MS Windows Server 2008, Exchange 2007 Server, SharePoint Services, and Windows Server Update Services (WSUS). The premium version also includes Microsoft SQL Server 2008.

Microsoft Windows EBS 2008 is meant for businesses with up to 75 PC users and provides IT administrators more manageability of their information system by reducing complexity and automating many tasks. With support for Windows Mobile phones, SBS 2008 and EBS 2008 can significantly help boost productivity by providing access to business messaging, scheduling, addresses and files to workers when they are away from the office. To view Microsoft's press release, refer to Microsoft Unveils Windows SBS 2008 and Essential Business Server 2008.

How Progent's Microsoft-certified Experts Can Assist Your Business to Integrate Windows SBS 2008
The most productive installation of Windows Small Business Server 2008 calls for an IT consulting company with hands-on expertise and an extensive background in planning and building data-driven end-to-end business technology solutions. The background of Progent's Microsoft-authorized consulting group, with an average of over 10 years of consulting in Microsoft products, assures you results in designing, executing and managing Microsoft Small Business Server solutions that are thoroughly integrated with the Microsoft product family of system and application servers.

Progent's consultants can assist you to deploy the major pieces of the Microsoft SBS 2008 and Microsoft Windows EBS 2008 packages and can also offer a variety of other low-cost services to improve the productivity, reliability, protection, speed, and manageability of information networks built around Small Business Server 2008 or EBS 2008:

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Consulting
Progent provides a range of Microsoft Windows Server 2008 planning and maintenance support that can assist small businesses to take advantage of Microsoft Windows Server 2008. Progent's Microsoft Gold certified consultants can assist your company to evaluate the areas where Microsoft Windows Server 2008 could improve the business value of your information network so that you can cost-justify a migration. Progent can show you how to test Microsoft Windows Server 2008 in order to assess its reliability, throughput, and compatibility running realistic workloads. Progent can help with developing a deployment plan, assess and improve existing network infrastructure, document archiving and recovery procedures, evaluate security architecture and guidelines, help in setting up physical and virtual machines, develop high-availability strategies such as server and storage clustering with Hyper-V, train your internal IT administration team, and set up automated 24x7 monitoring operations to ensure your information system's security and performance.

Exchange Server Planning, Configuration, Troubleshooting, and Hosting Support
Progent's expert consultants can show you how to design and deploy an efficient Microsoft Exchange 2007 migration strategy that minimizes productivity disruption, reduces long-term support requirements, and makes your Exchange 2007 Server easy to administer. Progent's Microsoft Exchange 2007 support, repair, and consulting offerings include expertise with the configuration of outside vendor add-ons to Exchange Server 2007 and the creation of unified messaging solutions powered by Microsoft Exchange Server 2007. Progent's MS Exchange Hosting Support Services offer a world-class data center that features redundant electrical and environmental control systems, 24x7 site security and IT support center, plus failover access to tier-1 Internet service companies. Hosted Exchange servers are configured as virtualized machines for service continuity, easy expandability, and fast recovery. Services include integration with your business network, access to mobile computing products, continual monitoring of efficiency and security, spam and virus protection, security update and revision control, Help Desk services, daily data backup, and full messaging administration support.

SharePoint Server 2007 Help
Progent can offer help for designing, configuring, and maintaining productive SharePoint Server installations that can significantly enhance important aspects of your organization's IT environment such as collaboration, web portal, enterprise search, forms-based business operations, access to business information, and content management. Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants can help you to evaluate the business benefit for implementing SharePoint Server 2007, provide configuration and installation expertise, help you to set up SQL Server 2008 as a back-office database, optimize your network architecture, set up your standard and custom business software to operate with Microsoft Office SharePoint Server, develop a company-wide security plan that incorporates portal technology, and provide remote and on-site repair and Call Center support.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Consulting Services
Progent's SQL Server consultants can help your company installs Microsoft SQL Server 2008 properly, and that your SQL-powered RDBM system is integrated seamlessly with your application software. Progent can provide automated server monitoring to make sure your business information system is working efficiently, and Progent's remote Help Desk Call Center is ready to offer fast resolutions for SQL issues. Progent's certified network protection experts can evaluate your business-wide security policies and mechanisms and recommend improvements for more complete protection. Progent's developers can assist you to develop or personalize line-of-business applications or eCommerce sites utilize databases controlled by SQL Server 2008.

Desktop Support Services
Progent's Microsoft Gold certified desktop support experts offer a wide range of affordable consulting and support services to assist you company to deploy, configure, troubleshoot, and manage workstations and laptops powered by Windows. Progent can provide onsite or online technical support for single machines or laptops or help you to design and implement a company-wide rollout of the latest release of Microsoft Windows. Progent can also install Office or Microsoft Dynamics business applications on your client PCs so they communicate efficiently with other Microsoft applications, software from third-party vendors, SQL databases, and line-of-business services throughout your network. Progent can also provide consultants and technical workers to assist you to prepare for and complete a company relocation or consolidation designed to cause the least possible interruption to your productivity.

Network Security Inventory Packages
Progent offers two ultra-affordable service bundles intended to allow small companies to receive an objective network security assessment from a GIAC and CISA-qualified security consultant. With Progent's External Network Security Inventory Scan, a security expert runs an extensive examination of your IT infrastructure from outside your firewalled perimeter to uncover possible weaknesses in the security posture you expose to the outside world. With Progent's Internal Security Inventory Checkup, a security engineer executes a system scan from a secure machine inside your firewall to assess your exposure to inside attacks. Both security inventory packages are configured and executed from a protected remote site. The process is managed by an engineer with high-level security accreditations who produces a report that summarizes and interprets the data collected by the security scan and proposes cost-effective improvements if call for.

Virtual Education for Desktop Applications
Progent provides online virtual education for a range of desktop programs and environments such as Microsoft Office Excel, Word, Publisher, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop CS, Crystal Reports, and Microsoft Windows XP and Vista. Virtual training provides all the advantages of conventional classroom seminars, including immediate interaction between students and teachers, but avoids the expenses of transportation and the challenge of attempting to synchronize the schedules of many workers. Offered to individuals or classes of all sizes, virtual learning allows the instructor to run the class from an online office and the clients can be spread throughout an office or across the the U.S. Live online instruction utilizes proven teaching aids such as virtual white boards, real-time questions, and collaborative applications. Sessions can be brief and personalized for specific topics or longer in duration and wider in coverage. Instructors and students can work through examples one-on-one or as a group.

Urgent Remote Technical Support
Progent’s National Support Center provides national remote help for Windows and Cisco-based small business computer networks. Progent's Microsoft and Cisco-qualified support engineers provide telephone help and online secure network connection to isolate and resolve network problems quickly and economically. The scope of technical expertise available from Progent's team of nationwide support engineers makes it possible to escalate even the most difficult problems to appropriate experts as required.

For more details concerning Progent's support services for MS Windows SBS 2008, call 1-800-993-9400 or see Contact Progent.

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