Windows Small Business Server Help Microsoft unveiled the 2008 edition of Windows Small Business Server and Essential Business Server. These solutions offer the power of Windows high-end server technologies to small and midsize organizations in an economical bundle. Intended for organizations with as many as 75 workstations, Windows Small Business Server is a cohesive server solution created to enable companies keep their information safer and make their organization more efficient.

Microsoft SBS 2008 is offered in basic and premium versions. The basic package includes MS Windows 2008 Server, Exchange Server 2007, Microsoft SharePoint Services, and Windows Server Update Services. The premiere version also includes MS SQL Server 2008.

Microsoft Essential Business Server is targeted for organizations with as many as 75 PC users and offers IT administrators greater manageability of their information system by eliminating complications and streamlining many processes. With support for Windows Mobile phones, SBS 2008 and EBS 2008 can significantly help boost productivity by facilitating access to corporate messaging, calendars, contacts and files to users when they are away from their desks. To read Microsoft's news release, visit Microsoft Introduces Windows Small Business Server 2008 and EBS 2008.

How Progent's Microsoft-certified Professionals Can Assist You to Deploy Microsoft Small Business Server
The most productive installation of Microsoft Windows Small Business Server calls for an IT support company with real-world expertise and an extensive background in designing and building data-driven end-to-end business IT applications. The background of Progent's Microsoft-certified consulting team, with more than a decade of working in Microsoft technology, assures you success in planning, deploying and administering Small Business Server 2008 applications that are well integrated with Microsoft's product family of system and application servers.

Progent's IT professionals can help your company to deploy the main components of the MS Windows SBS and Microsoft Essential Business Server bundles and can also offer a variety of other low-cost services to improve the efficiency, dependability, security, speed, and maintainability of IT networks built around SBS 2008 or Windows EBS 2008:

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Planning and Support
Progent offers a range of Windows Server 2008 consulting and integration services that can help small companies to benefit from Windows Server 2008. Progent's Microsoft Gold certified consultants can help you to understand the ways Windows Server 2008 could enhance the business value of your information network in order to rationalize a migration. Progent can show you how to test Microsoft Windows Server 2008 so that you can determine its stability, throughput, and compatibility handling realistic applications. Progent can provide consulting for creating a deployment strategy, evaluate and improve existing network environment, document backup and restoration procedures, evaluate security mechanisms and guidelines, help in setting up actual and virtual machines, develop fault-tolerant solutions such as server and storage clustering with Hyper-V, train your in-house network administration staff, and set up proactive round-the-clock monitoring operations to track your information system's security and efficiency.

Exchange Server 2007 Planning, Installation, Maintenance, and Hosting Support
Progent's Microsoft certified consultants can help you design and deploy an efficient Exchange Server 2007 upgrade strategy that minimizes network disruption, reduces ongoing support demands, and makes your Microsoft Exchange 2007 Server easy to administer. Progent's Microsoft Exchange 2007 support, troubleshooting, and consulting offerings include expertise with the configuration of third-party add-ons to Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 and the design of unified messaging solutions powered by Exchange 2007 Server. Progent's MS Exchange Hosting and Management Services provide an enterprise-class data center with redundant power and environmental control systems, round-the-clock staffed security and IT support center, and failover connections to tier-1 Internet service companies. Hosted Microsoft Exchange servers are configured as virtual machines for service continuity, smooth scalability, and fast recovery. Services include complete incorporation with your business network, connectivity with mobile computing devices, automated monitoring of efficiency and network security, spam and virus filtering, security update and service pack control, Help Desk support, daily backup, and comprehensive email administration support.

SharePoint Server 2007 Help
Progent can offer expertise for designing, deploying, and managing productive Microsoft Office SharePoint Server solutions that will significantly improve important areas of your organization's information environment such as teamwork, web portal, corporate-wide search, forms-based business processes, access to business information, and content management. Progent's Microsoft-qualified engineers can assist you to evaluate the business case for deploying SharePoint Server 2007, deliver setup and installation expertise, assist you to configure Microsoft SQL Server 2008 as a back-office database, enhance your network infrastructure, integrate your standard and specialized business software to operate with Office SharePoint Server, create a company-wide protection plan that includes web portal technology, and provide remote and on-premises repair and Help Desk Call Center services.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Programming and Support
Progent's SQL Server consultants can help your organization installs SQL 2008 properly, and that your SQL Server RDBM solution is incorporated thoroughly with your application software. Progent can provide 24x7 network tracking to ensure your corporate information system is always available, and Progent's online Help Desk is available to provide rapid remediation for SQL-related issues. Progent's certified network protection consultants can assess your company-wide security processes and technologies and suggest improvements for better regulatory compliance. Progent's application developers can assist your company to create or personalize line-of-business applications or eCommerce sites rely on information managed by Microsoft SQL Server.

PC Desktop Support Services
Progent's Microsoft-certified desktop support consultants can deliver a wide range of affordable services to help you business to deploy, integrate, repair, and administer desktop PCs and laptops based on Microsoft Windows. Progent can offer onsite or online help for individual computers or laptops or help you to design and implement a large-scale rollout of the most current version of Microsoft Windows. Progent can also install Microsoft Office or Microsoft Dynamics business applications on your client PCs so they communicate efficiently with all Microsoft programs, products from popular publishers, database servers, and line-of-business services network-wide. Progent can also supply engineers and technical workers to help you to plan for and complete a site relocation or merger designed to cause minimal disruption of your productivity.

Network Security Inventory Packages
Progent offers two low-cost service bundles designed to enable small businesses to receive a professional security assessment from a CISA, CISM and CISSP-qualified security consultant. With Progent's External Security Inventory Scan, a security expert administers an extensive examination of your network from beyond your firewalled perimeter to determine potential risks in the security profile you expose to the outside world. With Progent's Internal Network Security Inventory Scan, an engineer executes a network scan from an authorized computer inside your company firewall to assess your exposure to internal assaults. The two security inventory services are set up and run from a secured remote site. The project is managed by a consultant who has earned top security accreditations who generates a report that details and interprets the data captured by the security scan and suggests practical improvements where call for.

Live Virtual Learning for Desktop Applications
Progent offers online virtual education for popular client programs and environments such as Microsoft Office Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop CS, Crystal Reports, and Windows XP and Vista. Live online education offers all the benefits of conventional in-person sessions, such as instant communication between students and trainers, but avoids the expenses of travel and the challenge of trying to synchronize the availability of multiple students. Available to individuals or classes of all sizes, live online learning permits the trainer to run the class from an online facility while the clients can be spread throughout an office or across the country. Virtual learning utilizes proven learning tools such as broadcast white boards, electronic hand-raising, and collaborative desktops. Classes can be short and personalized for specialized subjects or extended in duration and wider in coverage. Instructors and students can go through problems one-on-one or as a group.

Emergency Remote Troubleshooting
Progent’s National Support Center provides nationwide remote assistance for Windows and Cisco-based small business computer networks. Progent's Microsoft and Cisco-qualified service experts provide phone support and online secure network access to isolate and resolve network problems rapidly and economically. The scope of IT experience available from Progent's staff of country-wide service engineers makes it possible to escalate even the toughest problems to qualified experts as needed.

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
















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