Progent's UNIX-family consulting services provide small businesses and developers assistance with administering and servicing UNIX-based networks that may operate alongside Microsoft environments. Progent provides your company access to UNIX support experts, certified Microsoft engineers, Cisco CCIEs, and security experts certified by CISSP and CISM. This wide range of knowledge offers your company a readily available one-stop resource to assist you to create and maintain a safe and dependable cross-platform network and communications solution that blends Microsoft Windows with popular derivatives of UNIX such as: Mac OS X, Solaris, IBM AIX Open UNIX, HP-UX, BSD, SCO and Silicon Graphics IRIX (SGI/IRIX) or important Linux platforms such as RedHat Linux, SUSE, Debian-GNU and CentOS Linux, Ubuntu, Mandriva Linux, PCLOS, fedora Linux, and Gentoo.

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

Immediate Online Support for UNIX Networks

Progent offers nationwide urgent phone support and troubleshooting services for businesses that run UNIX or Linux networks or whose IT systems feature a combination of UNIX/Linux and Microsoft technology. Remote network consulting provides maximum leverage for your information technology dollar by preserving user productivity and limiting the time billed for computer repair services. Sophisticated online access tools and skilled technicians and consultants combine to enable Progent to solve the majority of network issues without wasting time and expense by traveling to your location. In the vast majority of situations your IT issues can be remediated by telephone or through a mix of telephone support and online connectivity. Progent can offer the services of Cisco CCIE network engineers and CISSP qualified security specialists to help with the most difficult network problems. Find out more information concerning Progent's remote support for UNIX and Linux environment.

UNIX Developer Support for Mixed Platform Networks

If your company is producing UNIX or Linux applications in an environment that has MS Windows-based processors, PCs, and office productivity products, Progent offers full-service network support outsourcing that frees you to focus on your field of strategic know-how while avoiding the constant hassle of managing your business network. Through the use of automated server monitoring and by delivering online and on-site support when your company needs it, Progent represents an economical alternative for supporting an IT system that features excellent reliability, protection, and performance. Progent's developer assistance services include full-service information technology outsourcing, virtual server infrastructure, online and on-site support and troubleshooting, 24x7 monitoring, and Contact Center services. Find out more about Progent's support for UNIX developers.

UNIX Integration with Windows

If your business computer system combines UNIX, Linux or Solaris platforms with Windows, Progent can assist you to incorporate your servers into a unified environment that allows all your OS platforms to coexist for simple administration, transparent dataflow, high availability, superior throughput, and strong protection. Progent's UNIX and MS Windows integration assistance services feature network infrastructure integration and service, consulting for Microsoft Windows services for UNIX (SFU), online server monitoring and administration, online technical help and troubleshooting, on-site technical support, and Help Desk services. For additional information about Progent's UNIX and Microsoft Windows coexistence support.

CISSP Certified Enterprise-wide Security Consulting

If your business runs a UNIX, Linux, or Solaris environment or a mixed-platform network, Progent's CISM, CISA, CISSP and ISSAP-certified consultants can help your entire enterprise in a broad range of security areas such as security administration procedures, security architecture and strategies, access control products and methodology, software development security, business processes security, physical security, communications, network and web security, and workplace recovery preparedness. CISM, CISA and CISSP define the basic competencies and international standards of knowledge that information security professionals are expected to master. These certification offer IT management the assurance that consultants who have earned their CISM or CISA certification have demonstrated the experience and knowledge to offer world-class security management and consulting help. Read additional information concerning Progent's CISM-certified security expertise.

Support for UNIX-based Network Monitoring Tools

Nagios and MRTG are useful, license-free monitoring tools that run under Linux and can be used to analyze UNIX/Linux networks, Windows systems, or mixed-OS environments in which UNIX and MS Windows coexist. The Nagios monitor allows system managers to monitor network services such as POP3, HTTP, SSH, and PING. MRTG permits you to track the traffic through SNMP network devices including processors, routers, and switches. Progent's system monitoring consultants can assist you to use both these utilities to tune and troubleshoot your system. Read additional information concerning Progent's network monitoring support.

Migration from UNIX
to Windows

Progent can assist you to plan and implement a smooth transition from a UNIX-powered information system to a network powered by Windows and capable of supporting Microsoft's powerful office productivity software, business applications, and developer tools. Progent's UNIX, Windows and Cisco consultants and software development experts can assist you to guard your data and minimize productivity disruption by developing an effective migration plan that preserves your existing investments in UNIX application and technology. UNIX-to-Windows transition consulting expertise available from Progent include evaluation of current infrastructure, transition strategy and testing, Microsoft Exchange migration expertise, information and application transition, and server and media transition and consolidation. Learn more concerning Progent's UNIX to Windows migration expertise.

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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