Progent's Apple Mac networking experts can assist your company with a wide range of connectivity infrastructure issues including network architecture, online and mobile connectivity, internetwork compatibility, security, and rapidly evolving technologies such as VoIP and high-speed wireless networking. For information networks based exclusively on Apple Mac OS X or for environments that feature a combination of Apple macOS and Mac OS X, Linux, and Microsoft Windows-powered servers and workstations, Progent has the experience and depth to handle the complexity of designing, configuring, and supporting a connectivity infrastructure that is reliable, safe, productive, and aligned with your business goals. Progent can help you to deploy Apple’s Xserve servers, Xserve RAID fault-tolerant disk systems, and Xsan storage area network systems. Progent can in addition offer Cisco-certified CCIE network engineers to support Cisco network appliances.
Network infrastructure engineering services offered by Progent for macOS and Mac OS X environments include:
- Network Architecture
Progent’s system engineers can provide expertise in all facets of network configuration such as high-availability computing and storage systems, multi-path Internet connectivity, enterprise-wide protection that meets industry standards, scalability, clustering, load balancing, multi-location connectivity, disaster recovery planning, and efficient utilization of outsourced data centers. Progent’s provides the combined expertise of professional engineers with expertise in macOS and Mac OS X, Cisco, Microsoft, and other leading technologies and are familiar with industry leading practices to assist your company to create a reliable and easy-to-manage information network.
- Online and Mobile Connectivity
Progent's specialists in Apple and Cisco technology can help your company to build and administer a network environment that dependably accommodates users who connect from branch offices, from home, or on the road. Progent's wireless specialists can assist you to set up mobile computers, handheld devices, email systems, databases, and applications to sync seamlessly so that they keep your vital data current and easily available. Progent has long experience helping businesses deploy and administer mobile appliances by offering services that include iPhone and iPad integration, Google Android smartphone integration, and Blackberry management. Progent's CISA and CISSP-certified consultants can also help your company to strengthen your security policies and operations to address online and mobile security issues such as technologies for authenticating users, encoding data connections, configuring VPNs, and efficiently managing volume rollouts of wireless computing devices.
- Internetwork Integration
Progent’s system engineers have the depth of experience to provide expertise in an array of networking mechanisms and architectures. Progent’s Apple macOS and OS X consultants can help your company to benefit from Open Directory, Apple’s open-systems directory and connection validation services platform. Open Directory relies on powerful open source mechanisms like Open LDAP and Kerberos for transparent compatibility with other LDAP servers. Progent’s expertise with Windows and other networking platforms can help you integrate with Microsoft’s Active Directory. If your infrastructure deploys a mix of macOS and OS X, Microsoft Windows, and Linux based-resources, Progent can assist your organization to set up and administer a single directory rather than a different directory or separate client records for each operating system. Your clients will be able to move effortlessly between macOS and OS X and Microsoft Windows devices — and have the convenience of secure one-time sign-on access to directory-based system and network resources.
- Voice over IP (VoIP) Help
Voice over IP is phone technology that transmits voice communications over a the Internet using IP standards. Progent's network engineers are experienced with a number of Voice over IP platforms, such as products 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 to assist your organization to install Cisco VoIP solutions. Progent can assess your existing network and Internet access infrastructure to determine if your system is ready to handle VoIP, help you to select and integrate Cisco hardware and software appropriate for your present requirements and future growth plans, and integrate your Cisco Voice over IP solution with products from other suppliers.
- Apple Computer Xserve Servers, Xserve RAID, and Xsan Storage Area Network (SAN) Solutions
Progent’s substantial background with the UNIX operating system in business deployments makes it possible to provide consulting services for Apple's Xserve platform that lets you optimize the competitive value of your Apple Mac system. Apple’s Xserve server is based on the macOS and Mac OS X Server, a UNIX OS built on standards-based network services. Xserve provides cross-platform support for native file exchange, as well as Apache web serve, POP and IMAP mail, ftp, DNS and DHCP. Xserve RAID offers economical, high-capacity Ultra ATA drive technology with a standards-based 2Gb Fibre Channel for high-performance, high-availability data access. Xserve RAID runs with macOS and OS X Server, MS Windows servers, or Linux servers and permits users to share up to two petabytes of disk space. A Storage Area Network (SAN) allows you to transfer data across multiple RAID devices for improved enhanced throughput, giving each user a connection to centralized storage via a high-speed Fibre Channel network.
- Fast Wireless Connectivity
If your company is deploying 802.11 (WiFi) wireless networking to expand the coverage or expedite the setup of your office network, Progent can help you to build a robust wireless topology, identify appropriate hardware and software, configure Apple Airport or other access points, and install wireless LAN client interfaces, wireless bridges, antennas, and accessories. Progent can also assist you to create a wireless security plan that fits within the security strategy for your entire business network. In addition, Progent can assist you to plan, configure, and maintain wireless bridges that give you an economical means to include many physical buildings into a seamless network.
If your company is in need of a macOS or OS X network consultant or system engineer, call Progent at 800-993-9400 or go to Contact Progent.