Progent's Mac networking engineers can help you with a wide range of network design issues including network configuration, remote and wireless connectivity, internetwork compatibility, security, and rapidly changing areas such as Voice over IP (VoIP) and broadband wireless networking. For business networks based solely on Apple Macintosh or for environments that feature a mix of Apple macOS and Mac OS X, Linux, and Windows-based servers and desktops, Progent has the experience and depth to handle the complexity of designing, installing, and supporting a network infrastructure that is dependable, secure, efficient, and appropriate for your company's objectives. Progent can help you to deploy Appleís Xserve enterprise servers, Xserve RAID fault-tolerant disk systems, and Apple's Xsan storage area network technology. Progent can also provide Cisco-certified CCIE engineers to maintain Cisco network appliances.
Network support consulting expertise offered by Progent for macOS and Mac OS X technology include:
- Network Infrastructure
Progentís network architects can provide expertise in all aspects of network infrastructure such as high-availability servers and disk systems, multi-path Internet access, enterprise-wide protection that meets industry standards, scalability, server clustering, load balancing, multi-site networking, business continuity planning, and strategic utilization of outsourced data centers. Progentís provides the combined knowledge of seasoned consultants with backgrounds in macOS and Mac OS X, Cisco, Microsoft, and other leading platforms and can apply leading practices to assist you to design a reliable and easy-to-manage information network.
- Remote and Mobile Connectivity
Progent's specialists in Apple and Cisco integration can help you to build and manage a network infrastructure that reliably accommodates employees who need access from branch offices, from home, or while travelling. Progent's wireless experts can help your organization to set up mobile computers, handheld devices, email systems, databases, and applications to synchronize transparently so that they keep your business information current and easily available. Progent has extensive experience helping businesses configure and manage wireless devices by offering services that include iPhone integration and management, Google Android smartphone integration and management, and RIM BlackBerry integration. Progent's CISA and CISSP-accredited consultants can also help you to refine your security mechanisms and operations to deal with online and wireless security challenges such as technologies for validating users, encrypting data connections, setting up Virtual Private Networks, and remotely managing mass deployments of mobile computing devices.
- Internetwork Connectivity
Progentís network engineers have the breadth of experience to provide help in an array of connectivity mechanisms and architectures. Progentís Mac experts can help your company to benefit from Open Directory, Appleís standards-based directory and network validation services architecture. Open Directory is based on powerful standardized technologies such as Open Lightweight Directory Access Protocol and Kerberos for seamless interoperability with other LDAP servers. Progentís expertise with MS Windows and other networking technology can make it easy for you integrate with Microsoftís proprietary Active Directory. If your network utilizes a combination of macOS and OS X, Windows, and Linux/UNIX systems, Progent can assist your organization to integrate and administer a common directory instead of a separate directory or different user records for each platform. Your users will be enabled to move easily between macOS and OS X and Microsoft Windows computers ó and benefit from authenticated one-time log-in availability of directory-based system resources.
- Voice over IP Integration
Voice over IP (VoIP) refers to telephony technology that transmits voice communications over a connection using Internet Protocol (IP) standards. Progent's certified engineers are experienced with a number of VoIP platforms, including products powered by Cisco Technology's AVVID architecture. Progent can give you access to a Cisco CCIE or Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) to assist your organization to install Cisco VoIP technology. Progent can evaluate your current network and Internet access configuration to see whether your system is ready to support Voice over IP, help you to identify and integrate Cisco hardware and software appropriate for your current situation and future growth strategy, and combine your Cisco Voice over IP products with technology from other vendors.
- Apple Xserve Servers, Xserve Disk Array, and Xsan Storage Area Network (SAN) Solutions
Progentís substantial experience with UNIX in commercial deployments makes it possible to provide integration services for Xserve technology that lets you optimize the competitive value of your Mac network. Appleís Xserve server is powered by the macOS and Mac OS X Server, the UNIX OS based on open standards network technology. Xserve provides multi-platform support for native file exchange, plus WebDAV server, POP and IMAP email, QuickTime Streaming Server, and DNS. Xserve RAID offers affordable, high-capacity Ultra ATA drive technology with a standards-based 2Gb Fibre Channel interface for fast, high-availability access. Xserve RAID runs with macOS and OS X Server, Microsoft Windows servers, Linux or Netware servers and permits users to share up to two petabytes (2PB) of disk space. A Storage Area Network (SAN) allows you to pool data across multiple RAID drives for better performance, offering each user a connection to shared storage via a high-speed Fibre Channel network.
- Fast Wireless Connectivity
If your organization is deploying WiFi wireless technology to increase the reach or expedite the setup of your office LAN, Progent can help you to build a viable WiFi layout, recommend appropriate components, integrate Apple Airport or other access points, and install client interfaces, bridges, antennas, and accessories. Progent can also assist you to develop a wireless security strategy that aligns with the protection strategy for your corporate network. In addition, Progent can show you how to design, install, and support point-to-point/multipoint bridges that give you an economical means to incorporate multiple physical buildings into a cohesive network.
If you are trying to find an Apple macOS or OS X network specialist or system engineer, call Progent at 800-993-9400 or go to Contact Progent.