Progent's Apple macOS and Mac OS X networking consultants can assist you with a broad array of connectivity infrastructure issues such as network configuration, online and wireless access, internetwork compatibility, security, and rapidly evolving areas such as VoIP and high-speed wireless networking. For information networks built exclusively on Apple Macintosh or for systems incorporating a mix of Apple macOS and Mac OS X, Linux, and Microsoft Windows-powered servers and workstations, Progent has the experience and depth to deal with the challenge of designing, configuring, and maintaining a network architecture that is dependable, secure, efficient, and appropriate for your business goals. Progent can help you to install Appleís Xserve enterprise servers, Xserve RAID high-availability storage solutions, and Xsan storage area network (SAN) technology. Progent can in addition provide Cisco-premier CCIE experts to help with Cisco routers and switches.

Connectivity infrastructure consulting expertise available from Progent for Apple Macintosh technology include:

  • System Architecture
    Progentís system engineers can provide expertise in all aspects of network infrastructure including high-availability servers and disk systems, redundant Internet connectivity, company-wide security that meets regulatory standards, scalability, clustering, load balancing, multi-site connectivity, business continuity planning, and strategic utilization of third-party data centers. Progentís offers the combined expertise of professional consultants with backgrounds in Apple macOS and Mac OS X, Cisco, Microsoft, and other leading platforms and are familiar with leading practices to help your company to design a dependable and easy-to-manage information network.

  • Remote and Mobile Connectivity
    Progent's specialists in Apple and Cisco integration can assist you to create and manage a network infrastructure that reliably accommodates users who connect from remote offices, from home, or on the road. Progent's wireless specialists can help your company to configure mobile computers, handheld devices, messaging servers, databases, and line-of-business software to synchronize seamlessly in order to keep your vital data current and easily accessible. Progent has long experience assisting organizations configure and administer wireless devices by providing services that include Apple iPhone integration, Android smartphone and tablet integration, and RIM BlackBerry management. Progent's CISM and CISA-accredited security engineers can also help you to refine your security mechanisms and procedures to deal with remote and mobile security challenges such as technologies for validating users, encrypting data connections, setting up VPNs, and remotely managing volume rollouts of mobile communication devices.

  • Internetwork Integration
    Progentís system professionals have the depth of background to offer help in a wide range of networking technologies and topologies. Progentís Apple macOS and OS X experts can assist your company to benefit from Open Directory, Appleís standards-based directory and network validation services platform. Open Directory relies on powerful open source mechanisms like Open Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) and Kerberos for seamless interoperability with other LDAP servers. Progentís expertise with MS Windows and other networking platforms can help you plug into Microsoftís proprietary Active Directory. If your infrastructure utilizes a mix of Apple macOS and OS X, Windows, and Linux systems, Progent can assist you to set up and manage a single directory rather than a different directory or different client records for each platform. Your users will be able to move easily between Mac and Windows computers ó and have the convenience of authenticated single log-in availability of directory-based network resources.

  • Voice over IP
    Voice over IP (VoIP) refers to phone technology that transmits voice over a the Internet using Internet Protocol (IP) standards. Progent's certified consultants are experienced with a variety of VoIP platforms, including devices and applications built around Cisco Technology's Architecture for Voice, Video and Integrated Data (AVVID). Progent can provide a Cisco CCIE or Cisco Certified Network Professional to help your organization to install Cisco VoIP technology. Progent can assess your existing network and Internet access configuration to determine if your environment is ready to handle Voice over IP, help you to identify and deploy Cisco products that fit with your present requirements and growth plans, and integrate your Cisco Voice over IP products with products from other vendors.

  • Apple Xserve Servers, Xserve Fault-Tolerant Disk Array, and Xsan SAN Consulting Help
    Progentís substantial background with UNIX in commercial deployments makes it possible to offer consulting services for Apple's Xserve technology that lets you optimize the business value of your Mac system. Appleís Xserve is based on the macOS and Mac OS X Server, a UNIX operating system based on open standards network services. Mac Server provides cross-platform capability for file sharing, plus Apache web serve, POP and IMAP email, QuickTime Streaming Server, and DHCP. Xserve RAID combines economical, high-capacity Ultra ATA drive technology with an industry standard 2Gb Fibre Channel interface for fast, fault-tolerant data access. Xserve RAID runs with Apple macOS and OS X Server, Microsoft Windows servers, or Linux servers and permits clients to share up to two petabytes (2PB) of disk space. A Storage Area Network enables you to transfer data across multiple RAID devices for improved enhanced throughput, giving each client a connection to centralized storage over a fast Fibre Channel network.

  • Fast Wireless Connectivity
    If your organization is using 802.11 (WiFi) wireless networking to increase the coverage or expedite the installation of your office LAN, Progent can assist you to build a robust wireless layout, recommend cost-effective hardware and software, configure Apple Airport or other wireless access points, and set up wireless LAN client adapters, bridges, antennas, and related products. Progent can also assist you to create a wireless security plan that aligns with the protection strategy for your entire business network. In addition, Progent can show you how to plan, configure, and maintain wireless bridges that provide an affordable means to incorporate multiple buildings into a seamless network.

If you are looking for an Apple macOS or OS X network specialist or system designer, call Progent at 800-993-9400 or visit Contact Progent.