Small office IT networks located anywhere in South Dakota can rely on instant online contact with a Cisco authorized CCIE network professional to fix the toughest issues involving their computer network. Progent retains the largest team of CCIE support professionals available by phone of any independent support organization in the country. The cost is competitive, charges are per minute, engagement is fast, and support is unbeatable.

In case your South Dakota small business is based beyond larger metropolitan neighborhoods including Sioux Falls, Rapid City, or Aberdeen, contact with authorized CCIE experts could be hard to get when there's an emergency. This can result in a drop in income for your company. By utilizing Progent's remote support, you have access to a CCIE professional who can offer the help to get your system operating.

What Makes Support from a CCIE-certified Consultant So Significant?
A CCIE is a top-level network specialist who qualifies for this ultimate certification only after thorough examinations given by Cisco. CCIE-certified consultants can handle even the most sophisticated problems associated with network interfacing, troubleshooting, and optimization. Progentís CCIE-certified support specialists operate freely with Cisco's in-house engineers in identifying issues with IOS software and coming up with workarounds or downloading software updates to correct problems. Most CCIEs are employed by large corporations or national ISPs, and so their services are not easily accessible to the general public.

For small and midsize businesses in South Dakota, Progent offers easy, fast, and affordable remote access to Cisco certified CCIE support professionals. CCIEs are highly-qualified network subject matter experts who are awarded this prestigious classification only as a result of strenuous testing by Cisco. CCIEs are able to handle the most complex issues surrounding network architecture, integration, performance, repair, and support. Progentís CCIE professionals cooperate intimately with Cisco engineers in analyzing problems with Cisco's IOS platform and devising fixes or obtaining software updates to correct problems. Progent offers fast online access to a CCIE so you are able to receive timely help for tough network issues that are impacting worker efficiency but are beyond the scope of your local network service resources. Progent's CCIE support professionals can access your environment via state-of-the-art online connectivity tools in order to provide quick and affordable analysis and repair of urgent network problems.

Ways Progent's Cisco Professionals Can Provide Expertise with Cisco Technology in South Dakota
Progent's CCIE online professionals offer high-level assistance for a wide array of Cisco networking solutions such as:

Cisco ASA 5500-X Next Generation Firewalls with Firepower and PIX Firewalls
The new Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Next-Generation Firewalls with Firepower Services deliver significantly more bang for the buck than Cisco's earlier PIX and ASA 5500 firewalls and have replaced the ASA 5500 and PIX firewalls for new installations. Following Cisco's acquisition of Sourcefire, the whole family of Cisco ASA 5500-X devices can be provisioned to support Firepower Services, based on Sourcefire's Snort product, which is the world's most deployed network intrusion protection system. Firepower services provide powerful new features such as advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, real-time threat analytics, and automation. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network consultants can assist your company to manage your current PIX or Cisco ASA 5500 firewalls and migrate efficiently to Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants can provide remote and on-premises support for ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can assist your company to design, integrate, optimize, manage and debug firewall environments based around Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Read additional information about ASA 5500-X Next Generation Firewalls with Firepower Services integration and debugging support.

Progent's CCIE certified engineers can help your company to plan, configure, and manage an integrated network infrastructure that can simplify processes, reduce expenses, and accelerate ROI. By teaming Cisco routers with Cisco Catalyst switches support and Cisco Aironet access points integration help or Meraki cloud-managed APs setup services, Progent can significantly enhance the business value of your network infrastructure in South Dakota. Progent offers extensive phone-based support. To see more concerning Progent's expertise in Cisco router products, see Cisco Routers Professional Support.

Cisco Aironet and Meraki 802.11ac Access Points and Wireless Network Controllers
Progent can provide access to a Cisco-certified wireless networking consultant to help you to plan, deploy, manage and repair a converged wired and wireless ecosystem integrating a broad range of wireless technologies that offer the identical security, extensibility, and ease of management you expect from a wired environment. Progent's Aironet Wireless Access Point experts and Meraki Access Point consultants can help you to support legacy Wi-Fi solutions from Cisco or upgrade efficiently to current 802.11ac Wi-Fi technology. Progent can also assist your IT team to perform complex Cisco wireless IP phone configuration with Aironet and Meraki APs for mobile on-premises collaboration. Progent's CISA and ISSAP security specialists can show you how to design security into your wireless network and your business processes. Progent's disaster recovery consultants and business continuity consultants can help you to set up the HA technology built into Cisco's wired/wireless products so your converged infrastructure delivers continuing business value. Progent offers economical remote and on-premises wireless site surveys to help your company to plan and install a Wi-Fi network with customized access point clustering optimized for your specific work area layout, building characteristics, and application workloads.

Cisco Voice over IP Phone and IP Video Phone Integration
Progent's Cisco IP phone and video IP phone consultants can assist you to configure, maintain, and debug Cisco IP phones, desktop video IP phones and wireless IP handsets. Progent offers support for all versions of Cisco's IP phones from legacy VoIP products to the latest HD media phones. Progent's IP telephony experts can also assist your organization to integrate your IP phones with Cisco Unified Communications Manager, originally branded CallManager, or with Unified CM Express (CME) to build a modern IP-PBX ecosystem for unified messaging and collaboration. Progent's consultants can provide support with any facet of Cisco VoIP Phone integration including reviewing dial plans, solving QoS, configuring SIP gateways, installing Cisco ISR routers with CUBE internetworking capability, and designing Cisco UCS server clustering and Cisco Survivable Remote Site Telephony systems for high availability.

Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Unified CM) and Cisco CallManager Collaboration
Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CUCM or Unified CM), formerly branded CallManager, functions as the heart of Cisco's collaboration portfolio. Cisco Unified Communications Manager and Cisco Unified CM Express (CME) offer a location-independent IP-PBX solution by integrating with unified messaging applications like Unified CM IM and Presence Service with Jabber support, Unity Express for voicemail management, Cisco Unified Mobility for Single Number Reach (SNR), and Unified Contact Center Enterprise (Unified CCE) for creating an advanced customer contact center. Progent's Cisco-certified Cisco Unified CM consultants can help with any aspect of Unified Communications Manager support and troubleshooting in areas that include integrating Cisco VoIP phones and desktop video phones, reviewing dial plans, configuring SIP trunking and PSTN calling, deploying ISR routers with CUBE support, creating UCS server clustering systems for high availability, and integration with Microsoft Exchange Server and Skype for Business.

Cisco, Nexus and Meraki Products
Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network technology engineers offer advanced remote and on-premises consulting for Cisco's Catalyst, Nexus and Meraki families of fixed and modular switches for applications that run the gamut from small or midsize organizations and campus networks to enterprise data centers and public clouds. Progent can show you how to deploy Cisco's rapidly improving switching technology to realize the throughput, scale, uptime, virtualization, security and manageability demanded by your business. To learn about Progent's consulting and troubleshooting services for Cisco's extensive portfolio of Catalyst switches, see Catalyst switch consulting and troubleshooting services. To find out about Progent's consulting and troubleshooting services for Cisco's Nexus Series of switches, refer to Cisco Nexus switch consulting services. To find out about Progent's support services for Meraki switches, see Cisco Meraki switches configuration and management.

Security and VPN Solutions
Progent can provide a certified CCIE or Cisco Certified Network Professional to help you to select, integrate, and support Cisco security solutions. Progent's CISM and CISSP security specialists can advise you about how to build security into your business operations in South Dakota and Progent's GIAC-certified information assurance experts can help you to plan and maintain SIEM solutions that allow you to comply with governmental requirements for timely incident reporting. Progent can help you to create a documented security strategy to define precise security policies, deploy scanning and tracking software, design and install a protected network architecture that incorporates technology from diverse network companies, offer outbound spam and virus filtering with policy-based content filtering for in-bound and outbound email, and advise you about steps to optimize the protection of your network. Progent's security expertise is available to help you implement an ASA Next Generation firewall, set up safe remote and mobile access to email and corporate information, and implement or repair Virtual Private Networks. To learn more about Progent's expertise with Cisco security and VPN solutions, visit Cisco VPN and Protection Engineering Services.

Cisco SIP Infrastructure Solutions: SIP PSTN Trunks and Cisco CUBE Configuration Consulting
Progent's Cisco-certified SIP infrastructure experts and Cisco CUBE configuration consultants can assist organizations of any size to plan, deploy, maintain, debug and upgrade Cisco's SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) infrastructure solutions and Cisco's CUBE-based SIP trunks. Progent can provide cost-effective online or on-premises expertise to assist businesses to move smoothly to an advanced unified communications network that offers fast ROI. Progent's Gold-certified Microsoft unified communications experts can assist you to configure interfaces between Cisco's CUBE Session Border Controller and Microsoft's VoIP and IP video platforms such as Skype for Business Server or Lync Server for connectivity to a SIP PSTN trunk.

Cisco-based Network Management
Progent's Cisco-qualified network consultants can help you to utilize Cisco's management tools in combination with an array of effective third-party programs to develop a comprehensive management strategy to keep your infrastructure running dependably, consolidate expensive resources, protect your data, recover quickly from equipment breakdowns or deliberates attacks, and enable you to expand or reassign system hardware effectively and economically as your South Dakota organization grows.

Progent can also show you how to utilize network management tools to monitor and classify system data to enable traffic shaping, which allows you to set up routers to impose different bandwidth restrictions on designated types of activity according to the priorities you specify. By buffering and queuing excess packets that exceed your committed rates, and by giving preference to critical applications, traffic shaping can prevent Internet Service Provider overage penalties from spinning out of reach and/or eliminate lost productivity caused by brute force enforcement of your network traffic volume restrictions during peak demand. To find out additional information about Progent's network management support services for Cisco-powered networks, see Network Management Help for Cisco-powered Environments.

NetApp and Cisco FlexPod Private Cloud Architecture Consulting
FlexPod Datacenter is a best-practice private cloud platform developed and validated together by NetApp and Cisco to combine servers, network fabric and storage assets for hosting shared applications and management software. To learn additional information concerning Progent's consulting services for NetApp and Cisco private clouds integration, go to NetApp and Cisco Private Cloud Platform Consulting.

How You Can Talk to a CCIE Network Engineer Immediately
To find out how you can get in touch with a Cisco certified CCIE for online expertise in South Dakota, phone 1-800-993-9400 or go to Urgent Online Network Support.

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