Progent's UNIX-family consulting experts provide small companies and software developers assistance with administering and servicing UNIX-family networks that may operate alongside Microsoft-based technology. Progent provides your organization access to UNIX technical experts, authorized Microsoft consultants, Cisco CCIEs, and security specialists accredited by CISM. This broad array of expertise offers your company a readily available one-stop source to assist you to build and maintain a safe and dependable cross-platform network and communications solution that blends Microsoft technology with leading variants of UNIX including: Mac OS X, Sun Solaris, IBM AIX, HP-UX, BSD, SCO UNIX and Silicon Graphics IRIX (SGI/IRIX) or important Linux variants including RedHat Linux, SUSE Linux, Debian GNU/Linux and CentOS, Ubuntu Linux, Mandriva, PCLlinuxOS, fedora, and Gentoo Linux.

UNIX, Windows and Cisco consulting services available from Progent include:

Immediate Online Support for UNIX Networks

Progent offers nationwide remote phone support and troubleshooting services for companies who operate UNIX or Linux environments or whose IT systems feature a mix of UNIX and Microsoft products. Remote technical support offers maximum leverage for your information technology dollar by preserving user efficiency and shortening the time charged for computer repair services. Sophisticated online support tools and experienced service specialists and engineers combine to enable Progent to handle most network problems without wasting time and money by going to your location. In the vast majority of cases your network issues can be remediated by telephone or via a combination of telephone support and remote connectivity. Progent can make available Cisco CCIE network engineers and CISA certified security professionals to help with the toughest network issues. Read additional information about Progent's urgent phone-based consulting for UNIX and Linux environment.

UNIX Developer Support for Mixed Platform Networks

If your company is producing UNIX or Linux applications on a network that includes MS Windows-based processors, desktops, and office applications, Progent offers comprehensive network support outsourcing that frees you to concentrate on your field of high-value know-how while avoiding the constant hassle of managing your company information system. Through the use of automated server monitoring and by providing remote and in-person assistance as your business needs it, Progent offers an economical alternative for supporting an IT network that features excellent dependability, security, and performance. Progent's developer support offerings feature full-service information technology outsourcing, virtual infrastructure, online and on-premises support and repair, network monitoring, and Contact Center outsourcing. Learn more concerning Progent's help for UNIX application developers.

UNIX Integration with Windows

If your company computer system mixes UNIX, Linux or Solaris platforms with Windows, Progent can help you to incorporate your IT resources into a unified network that permits all your OS platforms to run side by side for simple administration, seamless dataflow, high reliability, superior performance, and tight protection. Progent's UNIX/Linux/Solaris and MS Windows integration assistance services feature network infrastructure configuration and service, support for Microsoft Windows services for UNIX (SFU), remote network monitoring and management, remote technical support and troubleshooting, on-site technical support, and Helpdesk outsourcing. See additional information about Progent's UNIX and Windows coexistence expertise.

CISSP Certified Enterprise-wide Security Consulting

If your business runs a UNIX or Linux environment or a mixed-platform computer system, Progent's CISM and ISSAP-qualified consultants can assist your entire enterprise in a wide array of security topics including security management procedures, security design and models, connection control systems and techniques, applications development security, operations security, hardware security, communications, network and web security, and disaster recovery planning. CISM, CISA and CISSP define the fundamental competencies and international standards of knowledge that network security managers are expected to master. These certification provide IT management the confidence that those who have earned their CISA or CISSP certification have demonstrated the background and theory to deliver effective security support and engineering services. Find out additional information about Progent's CISSP-qualified security help.

Support for UNIX-based Network Monitoring Tools

Nagios and MRTG are useful, free monitoring utilities that operate with the Linux OS and can be deployed to analyze UNIX environments, Windows networks, or multi-OS networks in which variants of UNIX and Microsoft Windows coexist. Nagios allows system managers to monitor system services such as SMTP, HTTP, SSH, and PING. MRTG permits you to track the bandwidth through SNMP-enabled network appliances such as processors, routers, and switches. Progent's system monitoring consultants can show you how to utilize both these tools to streamline and repair your system. Read additional information concerning Progent's system monitoring support.

Migration from UNIX
to Windows

Progent can help your company to plan and execute an efficient migration from a UNIX-based information environment to a network powered by Microsoft Windows and capable of supporting Microsoft's familiar office productivity suites, business applications, and developer tools. Progent's UNIX, Windows and Cisco consultants and application experts can help you guard your data and reduce business discontinuity by developing an efficient transition strategy that preserves your existing investments in UNIX application and technology. UNIX-to-Windows transition support services offered by Progent include analysis of existing infrastructure, migration strategy and validation, MS Exchange migration services, data and application porting, and processor and storage migration and economization. Find out more about Progent's UNIX to Microsoft Windows migration help.

To find out how to get in touch with a UNIX consulting expert, call Progent at 800-993-9400 or visit Contact Progent.

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