Progent's Mac networking engineers can help your company with a wide array of connectivity infrastructure topics including system configuration, remote and wireless connectivity, internetwork compatibility, protection, and quickly evolving technologies such as Voice over IP (VoIP) and broadband wireless networking. For business networks based solely on Apple Mac OS X or for environments that utilize a mix of Apple macOS and Mac OS X, Linux, and Windows-powered servers and desktops, Progent has the knowledge and depth to handle the challenge of planning, installing, and maintaining a connectivity architecture that is dependable, safe, efficient, and appropriate for your business goals. Progent can help your company to deploy Apple's Xserve servers, Xserve high-availability storage solutions, and Xsan storage area network (SAN) systems. Progent can in addition provide Cisco-certified CCIE experts to help with Cisco network appliances.
Network support engineering expertise offered by Progent for Apple macOS and Mac OS X technology include:
- Network Architecture
Progent's network engineers offer expertise in all aspects of network infrastructure including high-availability servers and storage systems, redundant Internet access, enterprise-wide protection compliant with regulatory standards, scalability, server clustering, load balancing, multi-site connectivity, disaster recovery planning, and strategic utilization of outsourced data centers. Progent's provides the aggregate knowledge of professional consultants with backgrounds in Apple Mac, Cisco, Microsoft, and additional major platforms and are familiar with leading practices to assist your company to create a robust and easy-to-manage information network.
- Remote and Mobile Access
Progent's experts in Apple macOS and OS X and Cisco technology can help your business to create and manage a network infrastructure that dependably supports users who connect from branch offices, from home, or while travelling. Progent's wireless specialists can assist your organization to configure notebooks, handheld devices, messaging servers, databases, and applications to sync transparently in order to keep your vital information current and easily available. Progent has extensive experience helping organizations deploy and manage wireless devices by providing services such as iPhone integration, Google Android smartphone integration, and RIM BlackBerry management. Progent's CISM and CISA-accredited security engineers can also help your company to improve your security policies and procedures to address online and wireless security challenges including solutions for validating clients, encrypting communication connections, setting up Virtual Private Networks, and remotely administering mass deployments of mobile communication products.
- Internetwork Connectivity
Progent's system professionals have the depth of experience to provide help in an array of connectivity technologies and architectures. Progent's macOS and OS X experts can help your organization to benefit from Open Directory, Apple's open-systems directory and network authentication services architecture. Open Directory relies on powerful standardized mechanisms such as Open Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) and Kerberos for transparent interoperability with other standards-based LDAP servers. Progent's experience with Microsoft Windows and other networking platforms can make it easy for you plug into Microsoft's proprietary Active Directory and Novell's eDirectory. If your infrastructure deploys a combination of Apple macOS and OS X, Microsoft Windows, and Linux based-resources, Progent can help your organization to integrate and manage a single directory rather than a different directory or different user records for each operating system. Your clients will be enabled to shift easily between Apple macOS and OS X and Microsoft Windows computers — and still gain secure one-time log-in access to directory-based network resources.
- Voice over Expertise
Voice over IP (VoIP) is telephony technology that sends voice communications across a the Internet based on IP standards. Progent's network consultants are experienced with a number of VoIP solutions, including products powered by Cisco's AVVID architecture. Progent can give you access to a Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) or Cisco CCNP to assist your organization to install Cisco VoIP solutions. Progent can assess your existing network infrastructure to see if your system is optimized to support Voice over IP, assist you to select and deploy Cisco products appropriate for your current situation and growth strategy, and combine your Cisco Voice over IP (VoIP) solution with technology from other vendors.
- Apple Computer Xserve Servers, Xserve RAID, and Xsan Storage Area Network (SAN) Solutions
Progent's long experience with UNIX in commercial environments makes it possible to provide consulting support for Xserve technology so you can optimize the strategic value of your Mac system. Apple Computer's Xserve is powered by the macOS and Mac OS X Server, the UNIX operating system based on standards-based network services. Xserve offers cross-platform support for native file sharing, plus WebDAV server, POP and IMAP mail, ftp, DNS and DHCP. Xserve RAID combines economical, large-capacity Ultra ATA drive technology with an industry standard 2Gb Fibre Channel for high-performance, high-availability access. Xserve RAID runs with Apple macOS and OS X Server, MS Windows servers, or Linux servers and allows network users to share as much as 2 petabytes (2PB) of disk space. A Storage Area Network (SAN) allows you to pool data over multiple RAID drives for improved enhanced throughput, giving each client access to centralized data over a fast Fibre Channel network.
- Fast Wireless Networking
If you are deploying WiFi wireless networking to expand the reach or expedite the installation of your office LAN, Progent can assist you to build a viable wireless layout, identify appropriate components, configure Apple Airport or other wireless access points, and set up client interfaces, wireless bridges, antennas, and related products. Progent can in addition assist you to develop a wireless security strategy that dovetails with the protection plan for your corporate network. In addition, Progent can assist you to design, configure, and support wireless bridges that give you an economical means to include multiple buildings into a cohesive network.
If you are in need of an Apple macOS or OS X network specialist or system designer, call Progent at 800-993-9400 or go to Contact Progent.