Progent's macOS and Mac OS X networking engineers can assist your company with a broad range of network infrastructure issues including network configuration, online and mobile connectivity, internetwork integration, security, and quickly changing technologies such as Voice over IP and broadband wireless networking. For information networks based exclusively on Mac OS X or for systems that utilize a combination of macOS and Mac OS X, Linux, and Windows-powered servers and workstations, Progent has the knowledge and depth to deal with the complexity of planning, installing, and maintaining a connectivity architecture that is reliable, secure, productive, and appropriate for your company's objectives. Progent can assist you to deploy Appleís Xserve servers, Xserve RAID high-availability storage systems, and Apple's Xsan storage area network technology. Progent can also provide Cisco-certified CCIE experts to support Cisco routers and switches.

Connectivity infrastructure consulting expertise offered by Progent for macOS and Mac OS X technology include:

  • Network Architecture
    Progentís network engineers can provide expertise in all aspects of network configuration including fault-tolerant servers and disk systems, redundant Internet connectivity, company-wide protection compliant with industry standards, scalability, clustering, throughput optimization, multi-site networking, disaster recovery planning, and strategic use of outsourced data centers. Progentís offers the aggregate knowledge of seasoned consultants with expertise in Apple Mac, Cisco, Microsoft, and additional leading platforms and are familiar with industry leading practices to help your company to create a robust and easy-to-manage information network.

  • Remote and Mobile Connectivity
    Progent's specialists in Apple macOS and OS X and Cisco technology can assist your company to create and administer a network infrastructure that reliably supports employees who need access from branch offices, from home, or on the road. Progent's wireless specialists can assist your organization to set up notebooks, handheld devices, email systems, databases, and line-of-business software to synchronize seamlessly so that they keep your business information current and readily available. Progent has long experience helping organizations deploy and administer mobile devices by offering services that include iPhone integration and management, Google Android phone integration and management, and RIM BlackBerry integration. Progent's CISM and GIAC-accredited consultants can also assist you to strengthen your security policies and operations to address online and mobile security issues such as solutions for authenticating users, encrypting communication links, setting up Virtual Private Networks (VPNs), and remotely managing volume rollouts of wireless computing devices.

  • Internetwork Connectivity
    Progentís network professionals have the breadth of experience to provide help in an array of connectivity technologies and architectures. Progentís Apple macOS and OS X specialists can help your company to benefit from Open Directory, Appleís open-systems directory and network validation services platform. Open Directory is based on powerful standardized mechanisms such as Open LDAP and Kerberos for seamless interoperability with other standards-based LDAP servers. Progentís experience with Windows and other networking platforms can help you integrate with Microsoftís proprietary Active Directory and Novellís eDirectory. If your infrastructure utilizes a combination of Mac, Windows, and Linux/UNIX systems, Progent can assist you to set up and administer a single directory instead of a separate directory or separate client records for each operating system. Your users will be able to move effortlessly between Apple macOS and OS X and Windows devices ó and benefit from secure one-time log-in availability of directory-based network resources.

  • Voice over IP Integration
    Voice over IP is telephony technology that sends digitized voice over a the Internet utilizing Internet Protocol (IP) standards. Progent's network 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 Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) or Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) to assist you to deploy Cisco Voice over IP technology. Progent can evaluate your existing network infrastructure to see if your system is ready to handle Voice over IP, help you to identify and integrate Cisco products appropriate for your current situation and future growth plans, and integrate your Cisco Voice over IP (VoIP) solution with technology from other vendors.

  • Apple Xserve Servers, Xserve Disk Array, and Xsan Storage Area Network Solutions
    Progentís substantial experience with the UNIX operating system in commercial deployments allows Progent to offer integration support for Xserve platform that lets you optimize the strategic value of your Mac network. Appleís Xserve is based on the macOS and Mac OS X Server, a UNIX OS built on standards-based network technology. Mac Server provides cross-platform capability for native file exchange, as well as WebDAV server, IMAP mail, QuickTime Streaming Server, DNS and DHCP. Xserve RAID offers economical, large-capacity Ultra ATA disk technology with an industry standard 2Gb Fibre Channel interface for high-performance, high-availability data access. Xserve RAID runs with Apple macOS and OS X Server, Windows servers, Linux or Netware servers and allows users to share as much as two petabytes of disk space. A Storage Area Network (SAN) enables you to pool data over multiple RAID devices for improved enhanced performance, offering every user access to shared information via a high-speed Fibre Channel network.

  • High-speed Wireless Access
    If your company is deploying 802.11 (WiFi) wireless networking to increase the reach or expedite the installation of your office network, Progent can help you to design a robust WiFi topology, identify cost-effective components, configure Apple Airport or other access points, and set up wireless LAN client adapters, wireless bridges, antennas, and associated equipment. Progent can in addition help you to create a wireless security plan that fits within the security plan for your entire business network. In addition, Progent can help you plan, configure, and support point-to-point bridges that give you an affordable means to combine many physical buildings into a cohesive network.

If you are looking for a macOS or OS X network consultant or system engineer, call Progent at 800-993-9400 or refer to Contact Progent.