Businesses move from Sun Solaris-based systems to Windows in order to derive more competitive value from hardware and software. The consequent Windows-powered environments simplify administration, enhance the productivity of users and network support personnel, minimize data replication, improve information consistency, and allow for smoother rebounds from disaster. A Windows environment lets businesses create applications quickly and demands less effort to be spent on developing, deploying, and maintaining applications.

Progent can help you to design and carry out an efficient move from a Solaris-based IT system to a MS Windows environment for running Microsoft's popular Office software, commercial applications, and software development technology. Progent's skilled Sun Solaris, Windows, and Cisco engineers and application specialists can show you how to keep your data and minimize business disruption by designing and implementing an economical transition strategy that preserves your existing expenses for Sun Solaris software and infrastructure. Progent can also help to educate your users and IT staff so your business stays productive.

Sun Solaris-to-Windows transition consulting services offered by Progent include:

  • Analysis of Current Infrastructure
    Progent will assist you understand the possible benefits and risks of transitioning an operating system, application, server, storage subsystem, or database. The exercise provides a comprehensive evaluation of your information environment, establishes a basic network inventory, lowers technical risks, and ultimately results in a less expensive migration by saving time and dodging expensive pitfalls.

  • Transition Planning and Testing
    Progent will create a comprehensive transition deployment plan which may feature validation tests. Progent practices a phased methodology with specified milestones in order to comply with economic, timing, and technical objectives while avoiding productivity discontinuity. This process is modeled after the best practices defined in the Microsoft Solutions Framework.

  • Exchange Migration Support
    Progent can produce and implement a complete strategy for migrating from Sun Solaris-based messaging to Exchange Server and can help you to port Notes or GroupWise software applications to a MS SQL application or a Microsoft SharePoint application. Progent's experienced Exchange Server engineers can assess the risks and advantages of migrating to Exchange and create a detailed record of your existing email system. Progent can also conduct a test deployment to confirm an MS Exchange migration strategy. Progent will also audit your current messaging protection and propose polices and tools to guard against threats.

  • Data and Application Migration
    Progent can develop and carry out a data and software application migration strategy that incorporates descriptions of information and applications to be migrated, identification of tools and procedures to be used for the move, risk analysis and risk mitigation strategies, detailed project management services, schedule projections of the migration and expected network downtime, validation techniques, and emergency back-out plans. Progent's consultants can promote the effectiveness of your data and application porting project by providing certified Microsoft SQL Server 2016 developers or MS SQL Server 2014 experts and data migration professionals who are veterans of major projects such as Dynamics GP/Great Plains migration.

  • Processor and Storage Migration and Consolidation
    Server and mass storage transition and economization from Solaris to Windows can streamline IT management, improve data integrity and accelerate system throughput. By eliminating unneeded hardware and software and by deploying processor and storage resources efficiently, you can create an IT infrastructure that is extensible, secure, simple to archive and recover, and affordable to administer and maintain. Progent's server and storage migration and economization support includes a detailed strategy with an assessment of your existing processor and storage environment as well as for equipment, applications, services, education, and consulting for validation piloting. Progent can assist you to design and execute a consolidated, fault-tolerant network infrastructure informed by in-depth load analysis and capacity assessment and can specify backup and restore solutions.

If you are looking for technical assistance migrating from Sun Solaris system to Microsoft Windows, phone Progent at 800-993-9400 or visit Contact Progent.

Progent's Support for UNIX Platforms
Progent's UNIX support experts offer small businesses and developers help with managing and servicing UNIX/Linux/OS X-based networks that may coexist with Microsoft environments. Progent provides your company contact with UNIX technical professionals, certified Microsoft engineers, Cisco CCIEs, and security experts certified by CISSP and CISM. This broad array of knowledge gives your company a readily available single resource to assist your business to build and manage a safe and dependable cross-platform connectivity and communications solution that combines Microsoft Windows with popular derivatives of UNIX such as: Apple Mac OS X, Sun Solaris, IBM AIX OS, HP-UX (Hewlett Packard UNIX), Berkeley UNIX (BSD), SCO and Silicon Graphics IRIX or important Linux platforms such as RedHat Linux, SUSE, Debian-GNU and CentOS, Ubuntu, Mandriva, PCLlinuxOS, fedora, and Gentoo Linux.

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