Businesses move from Solaris to MS Windows in order to derive more competitive advantage from equipment and software. The consequent Microsoft Windows-based systems streamline management, enhance the productivity of users and network support personnel, reduce data duplication, improve information integrity, and allow for faster recovery from catastrophic failure. A Windows environment lets businesses develop applications quickly and requires less effort to be expended on writing, integrating, and maintaining applications.

Progent can assist you to design and deploy an efficient migration from a Solaris-powered IT system to a MS Windows environment capable of running Microsoft's powerful Office software, business software applications, and developer tools. Progent's experienced Sun Solaris, Windows MCSE, and Cisco CCIE engineers and application specialists can show you how to keep your data and minimize productivity disruption by designing and executing an economical migration plan that preserves your past expenses for Sun Solaris software and infrastructure. Progent can also help to train your users and IT staff so your business remains productive.

Solaris-to-Windows migration consulting expertise offered by Progent include:

  • Analysis of Existing Infrastructure
    Progent will assist you evaluate the possible benefits and risks of migrating an OS platform, application, server, storage system, or database. The process provides a thorough assessment of your IT environment, establishes a baseline IT inventory, lowers technical risks, and ultimately results in a less expensive migration by conserving time and dodging expensive pitfalls.

  • Transition Planning and Validation
    Progent will develop a detailed transition implementation plan which may feature pilot tests. Progent practices a phased approach with specified milestones in order to comply with economic, timing, and engineering goals while avoiding productivity discontinuity. This approach is based on the best practices outlined in the Microsoft Solutions Framework.

  • MS Exchange Migration Support
    Progent can create and carry out a comprehensive strategy for migrating from Solaris-powered messaging to Exchange Server and can help you to port Notes or Novell Groupwise applications to a MS SQL application or a SharePoint solution. Progent's experienced Exchange Server engineers can evaluate the risks and benefits of migrating to Microsoft Exchange Server and generate a detailed inventory of your existing messaging infrastructure. Progent can also conduct a pilot deployment to confirm an Exchange migration strategy. Progent will also evaluate your existing messaging protection and propose polices and products to protect against attacks.

  • Information and Application Migration
    Progent can design and carry out an information and application porting plan that incorporates definitions of information and software applications to be moved, identification of tools and processes to be utilized for the migration, risk analysis and risk minimization plans, detailed project management services, timeline estimates of the transition and expected operational unavailability, proof-of-concept processes, and emergency back-out plans. Progent's consultants can promote the effectiveness of your data and application porting initiative by offering accredited Microsoft SQL Server 2016 developers or MS SQL Server 2014 experts and data migration consultants who are veterans of large projects such as Microsoft Dynamics GP migration.

  • Server and Storage Transition and Streamlining
    Processor and mass storage migration and consolidation from Sun Solaris to Windows can streamline IT management, improve data integrity and accelerate system throughput. By removing unneeded equipment and applications and by deploying server and storage assets efficiently, you can create an information architecture that is expandable, secure, easy to backup and recover, and affordable to manage and maintain. Progent's processor and media migration and consolidation support includes a comprehensive plan with an assessment of your current processor and storage infrastructure as well as for hardware, software, services, education, and consulting for validation testing. Progent can help you to design and implement an efficient, high-availability IT infrastructure based on detailed load analysis and capacity modeling and can specify backup and disaster recovery 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-family Environments
Progent's UNIX support services offer small companies and developers assistance with administering and servicing UNIX/Linux/OS X-based systems that may operate alongside Microsoft-based technology. Progent offers your organization access to UNIX technical professionals, certified Microsoft engineers, Cisco-certified CCIEs, and security experts accredited by CISSP. This broad range of expertise offers you a readily available one-stop resource to help your business to create and support a protected and resilient multi-vendor network and communications system that incorporates Microsoft Windows with leading versions of UNIX such as: Apple Mac OS X, Sun Solaris, IBM AIX, HP-UX, Berkeley UNIX (BSD), SCO UNIX and Silicon Graphics IRIX or important Linux variants including RedHat, SUSE, Debian GNU/Linux and CentOS, Ubuntu, Mandriva, PCLOS, fedora, and Gentoo Linux.

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