MS Windows Small Business Server 2008 Consultants Microsoft made available the most recent edition of Small Business Server (SBS 2008) and Essential Business Server. Microsoft's solutions bring the capabilities of Windows enterprise-class server platforms to small companies in a cost-effective bundle. Designed for businesses with up to 75 users, MS Windows Small Business Server is an integrated server platform engineered to help companies make their data more secure and make their network more productive.

MS SBS 2008 is available in basic and premium editions. The basic edition features MS Windows 2008 Server, Exchange Server 2007, Microsoft SharePoint Services, and Windows Server Update Services (WSUS). The premiere version adds Microsoft SQL Server 2008.

Microsoft EBS 2008 is targeted for businesses with as many as 75 PC users and provides network staff easier control over their information system by eliminating complexity and automating many processes. With support for Windows Mobile phones, SBS 2008 and EBS 2008 can significantly help boost productivity by allowing connectivity to corporate messaging, scheduling, addresses and information to workers when they are away from the office. To see Microsoft's press release, visit Microsoft Unveils SBS 2008 and Windows Essential Business Server 2008.

How Progent's Certified Engineers Can Assist You to Take Advantage of Windows SBS
The optimal installation of MS Windows SBS 2008 calls for an IT consulting firm with hands-on expertise and an extensive background in planning and building data-driven end-to-end business IT solutions. The experience of Progent's Microsoft-certified technical team, with more than 10 years of working in Microsoft products, ensures you results in planning, deploying and managing Small Business Server 2008 applications that are thoroughly integrated with the Microsoft line of system and application servers.

Progent's IT professionals can assist your company to deploy the main components of the Microsoft Windows Small Business Server and Microsoft Essential Business Server packages and can also provide a range of other low-cost support options to improve the efficiency, dependability, protection, speed, and manageability of information networks built around SBS 2008 or EBS 2008:

Windows Server 2008 Planning and Support
Progent offers a range of Windows Server 2008 planning and integration services that can assist small businesses to benefit from Microsoft Windows Server 2008. Progent's Microsoft Gold certified engineers can help your company to evaluate the ways Microsoft Windows Server 2008 could enhance the productivity of your IT system in order to cost-justify an upgrade. Progent can help you test Windows Server 2008 so that you can assess its stability, performance, and operability running your applications. Progent can provide consulting for developing a rollout plan, evaluate and enhance your current network environment, document archiving and recovery processes, analyze security architecture and policies, assist in installing actual and virtualized servers, develop high-availability strategies such as failover server clustering with Hyper-V, train your internal network administration team, and set up proactive server and network monitoring operations to ensure system protection and performance.

Exchange Server Planning, Installation, Troubleshooting, and Hosting Services
Progent's Microsoft certified consultants can show you how to define and deploy a smooth Microsoft Exchange 2007 upgrade strategy that minimizes network disruption, simplifies long-term service demands, and makes your Microsoft Exchange 2007 Server easy to administer. Progent's Exchange 2007 support, repair, and design services include expertise with the configuration of outside vendor enhancements of Microsoft Exchange 2007 Server and the design of unified messaging implementations based on Microsoft Exchange Server 2007. Progent's Exchange Server Hosting and Management Services provide a world-class data center that features backed-up electrical and environmental control systems, 24x7 staffed security and operations center, and failover access to Internet backbone service providers. Hosted Exchange servers are set up as virtualized machines for high availability, easy expandability, and fast restoration. Progent's services include integration with your network, connectivity with handheld communication products, continual tracking of performance and security, spam and virus protection, security update and service pack control, Helpdesk support, per-day data backup, and full email management support.

Microsoft SharePoint Server Help
Progent can provide assistance for planning, deploying, and managing successful Microsoft SharePoint Server installations that can dramatically improve key aspects of your organization's information environment such as teamwork, intranet portal, corporate-wide search, forms-driven business processes, access to actionable intelligence, and document control. Progent's Microsoft-certified engineers can help you to evaluate the business case for implementing Office SharePoint, provide configuration and installation support, help you to configure SQL Server 2008 as a back-office database engine, enhance your network architecture, set up your off-the-shelf and specialized application software to work with Microsoft SharePoint Server 2007, develop a company-wide protection strategy that incorporates portal solutions, and deliver remote and on-site troubleshooting and Help Desk Call Center support.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Integration and Maintenance
Progent's SQL Server consultants can help your company installs Microsoft SQL Server 2008 properly, and that your SQL Server RDBM system is integrated thoroughly with your application software. Progent offers continuous server monitoring to ensure your business information system is always available, and Progent's online Help Desk is available to offer fast resolutions for SQL-related problems. Progent's certified data protection consultants can assess your business-wide security processes and mechanisms and suggest enhancements for more complete regulatory compliance. Progent's programmers can assist you to create or customize line-of-business applications or eCommerce sites utilize databases controlled by Microsoft SQL Server 2008.

Desktop Support Services
Progent's Microsoft-certified desktop support experts can deliver a broad range of affordable services to assist you business to deploy, configure, repair, and administer workstations and notebooks based on Windows. Progent can provide on-premises or remote assistance for single machines or notebooks or help you to plan and implement a large-scale migration to the most current version of Microsoft Windows. Progent can also install Office or Microsoft Dynamics business applications on your workstations so they communicate efficiently with other Microsoft programs, software from third-party publishers, business servers, and key services throughout your network. Progent can also provide engineers and technical workers to help your company to prepare for and complete a site relocation or consolidation organized to produce the least possible disruption of your business.

Security Inventory Packages
Progent has put together two ultra-affordable service packages intended to allow small businesses to get an objective network security evaluation from a GIAC, CISA and CISM-certified security engineer. With Progent's External Security Inventory Scan, a security engineer administers an extensive test of your network from beyond your firewall to uncover possible weaknesses in the security profile you present to the outside world. With Progent's Internal Security Inventory Checkup, a certified security professional runs a network scan from a secure machine within your firewall to assess vulnerabilities to inside threats. Both security inventory services are set up and run from a protected external location. The process is implemented by an engineer who has earned high-level security credentials who generates a report that details and interprets the data collected by the scan and proposes cost-effective remediation where call for.

Live Virtual Learning for Workstation Programs
Progent provides online virtual education for popular desktop programs and operating systems such as Microsoft Excel, Word, Access, Outlook, Acrobat Writer, Photoshop, Crystal Reports, and Microsoft Windows XP and Vista. Virtual education provides all the benefits of traditional classroom sessions, such as instant communication between clients and trainers, but eliminates the expenses of travel and the hassle of attempting to synchronize the schedules of many workers. Available to individuals or classes of all sizes, virtual education permits the teacher to conduct the seminar from a remote office and the clients can be dispersed across a campus or all over the country. Live online education deploys proven learning mechanisms like virtual white boards, electronic hand-raising, and shared applications. Classes can be brief and personalized for specialized topics or extended in time and broader in scope. Instructors and clients can go through problems individually or as a class.

Emergency Remote Troubleshooting
Progentís National Support Center provides national remote support for Windows and Cisco-based small office computer networks. Progent's Microsoft and Cisco-qualified service engineers offer telephone support and remote direct computer access to isolate and resolve network problems rapidly and affordably. The breadth of IT expertise available from Progent's team of nationwide support engineers makes it possible to escalate even the toughest problems to qualified specialists as needed.

For more details about Progent's support for Microsoft SBS, call 1-800-993-9400 or refer to Contact Progent.

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