Progent's UNIX-family consulting experts offer small companies and product developers assistance with managing and supporting UNIX-family networks that can operate alongside Microsoft-based technology. Progent provides your organization access to UNIX support professionals, certified Microsoft consultants, Cisco-certified CCIEs, and security specialists certified by CISSP. This broad range of expertise gives you a convenient one-stop resource to help your business to build and manage a protected and robust multi-vendor network and communications infrastructure that blends Microsoft technology with popular versions of UNIX including: Mac OS X, Sun Solaris, IBM AIX Operating System, HP-UX, Berkeley UNIX (BSD), SCO and SGI/Irix or major Linux versions including RedHat, SUSE Linux, Debian GNU/Linux and CentOS Linux, Ubuntu, Mandriva Linux, PCLlinuxOS, fedora Linux, and Gentoo Linux.

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

Immediate Online Support for UNIX Networks

Progent provides nationwide urgent technical support and consulting services for businesses who operate UNIX, Linux, or Sun Solaris environments or whose IT systems feature a mix of UNIX and Microsoft Windows products. Remote network consulting offers maximum leverage for your information technology dollar by extending user efficiency and shortening the time charged for network repair services. Advanced online support utilities and skilled service specialists and engineers combine to enable Progent to handle most network problems without squandering time and expense by traveling to your location. In the vast majority of cases your network problems can be dealt with over the phone or through a combination of phone support and remote access. Progent can make available Cisco CCIE network engineers and CISM and CISSP certified security professionals to help with the toughest network problems. For more about Progent's online consulting for UNIX, Linux, and Sun Solaris networks.

UNIX Developer Support for Mixed Platform Networks

If you are developing UNIX-based software in an environment that includes MS Windows-based servers, PCs, and office applications, Progent can provide comprehensive information technology outsourcing that allows you to concentrate on your field of strategic know-how while avoiding the constant distraction of maintaining your business network. By using smart server monitoring and by providing online and on-site support when your company needs it, Progent represents an affordable alternative for managing an information network that provides high availability, security, and efficiency. Progent's developer assistance services feature full-service it outsourcing, virtual server infrastructure, remote and on-site support and repair, network monitoring services, and Help Desk support. Find out more about Progent's help for UNIX developers.

UNIX Integration with Windows

If your business computer system mixes UNIX, Linux or Solaris platforms with Windows, Progent can assist you to integrate your computers into a cohesive environment that permits all your operating systems to run side by side for easy management, seamless information exchange, high reliability, superior performance, and strong protection. Progent's UNIX and MS Windows integration assistance offerings feature IT architecture configuration and support, consulting for Windows services for UNIX, remote network monitoring and management, online network support and repair, on-site technical support, and Helpdesk outsourcing. Find out more concerning Progent's UNIX and MS Windows coexistence expertise.

CISSP Certified Enterprise-wide Security Consulting

If your company runs a UNIX, Linux, or Solaris network or a mixed-platform network, Progent's CISM and ISSAP-certified security specialists can assist your entire organization in a wide array of security topics such as security management procedures, security architecture and models, access control products and methodology, applications development security, operations security, hardware security, telecommunications, network and web security, and workplace recovery preparedness. CISM, CISA and CISSP define the core competencies and international standards of knowledge that network security professionals are expected to master. These accreditations give executive management the confidence that those who have earned their CISA or CISSP certification have demonstrated the experience and theory to offer effective security management and engineering help. Learn additional information about Progent's CISM-certified security assistance.

Support for UNIX-based Network Monitoring Tools

Nagios and MRTG are useful, license-free monitoring tools that run on the Linux OS and can be used to analyze UNIX environments, Windows networks, or mixed-OS networks in which variants of UNIX and Windows coexist. The Nagios monitor allows network support engineers to monitor network services including POP3, HTTP, SSH, and NNTP. MRTG allows you to graph the traffic through SNMP-enabled network devices such as processors, routers, and switches. Progent's system monitoring experts can help you utilize both these tools to streamline and troubleshoot your system. For additional information concerning Progent's system monitoring consulting.

Migration from UNIX
to Windows

Progent can help you to plan and execute a smooth migration from a UNIX-based IT environment to a network powered by MS Windows and suited for supporting Microsoft's familiar office productivity software, business applications, and software development platforms. Progent's UNIX, Windows and Cisco engineers and application experts can show you how to guard your information and minimize productivity disruption by designing an efficient transition plan that protects your existing assets in UNIX application and infrastructure. UNIX-to-Windows migration consulting services offered by Progent include analysis of existing environment, migration strategy and testing, Exchange migration support, information and application porting, and processor and media migration and consolidation. See additional information concerning Progent's UNIX to MS Windows migration support.

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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