Progent's macOS and Mac OS X networking consultants can help your company with a wide array of connectivity infrastructure topics including system architecture, remote and mobile access, internetwork compatibility, security, and quickly evolving areas such as Voice over IP (VoIP) and broadband wireless connectivity. For business networks based exclusively on the Mac platform or for environments that feature a mix of Apple macOS and Mac OS X, Linux, and Microsoft Windows-powered servers and desktops, Progent has the knowledge and depth to handle the complexity of planning, configuring, and maintaining a network infrastructure that is reliable, protected, productive, and aligned with your company's goals. Progent can help your company to install Appleís Xserve enterprise servers, Xserve RAID high-availability storage solutions, and Xsan storage area network systems. Progent can in addition provide Cisco-premier CCIE experts to help with Cisco routers and switches.

Network infrastructure engineering expertise offered by Progent for Apple Macintosh technology include:

  • System Infrastructure
    Progentís network architects offer expertise in all aspects of network configuration such as fault-tolerant servers and storage systems, multi-path Internet connectivity, company-wide security compliant with industry standards, scalability, server clustering, throughput optimization, multi-location networking, business continuity planning, and efficient utilization of outsourced data centers. Progentís offers the combined knowledge of seasoned engineers with backgrounds in Apple macOS and Mac OS X, Cisco, Microsoft, and additional major technologies and can apply industry best practices to assist your company to create a reliable and easy-to-manage business network.

  • Online and Mobile Connectivity
    Progent's experts in Apple macOS and OS X and Cisco technology can assist your company to build and manage a network environment that reliably supports users who need access from branch offices, from home, or while travelling. Progent's wireless experts can help your company to set up mobile computers, pocket devices, email systems, databases, and line-of-business software to sync transparently so that they keep your business data consistent and readily accessible. Progent has long experience assisting businesses configure and manage mobile devices by offering services that include iPhone integration, Android phone and tablet integration, and Blackberry management. Progent's CISM and GIAC-accredited security engineers can also assist you to strengthen your security policies and operations to deal with online and wireless security challenges such as technologies for authenticating users, encrypting communication connections, setting up Virtual Private Networks (VPNs), and efficiently administering volume deployments of wireless communication products.

  • Internetwork Connectivity
    Progentís network engineers have the breadth of background to provide expertise in an array of networking mechanisms and architectures. Progentís macOS and OS X specialists can help your company to benefit from Open Directory, Appleís open-systems directory and network authentication services architecture. Open Directory relies on powerful open source technologies such as Open Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) and Kerberos Network Authentication Protocol for seamless interoperability with other LDAP servers. Progentís experience with Windows and other networking technology can help you plug into Microsoftís Active Directory and Novellís eDirectory. If your network utilizes a combination of macOS and OS X, Windows, and Linux systems, Progent can help your organization to integrate and manage a common directory rather than a separate directory or different client records for each operating system. Your users will be able to move easily between Mac and Microsoft Windows devices ó and still gain secure one-time log-in access to directory-based system resources.

  • Voice over IP
    Voice over IP (VoIP) is phone technology that transmits voice across a the Internet utilizing Internet Protocol (IP) standards. Progent's certified engineers are experienced with a number of Voice over IP solutions, including devices and applications built around Cisco Technology's AVVID architecture. Progent can give you access to a Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) or Cisco Certified Network Professional to help your organization to install Cisco VoIP technology. Progent can evaluate your existing network configuration to determine if your system is optimized to support VoIP, assist you to select and deploy Cisco hardware and software appropriate for your present requirements and growth strategy, and integrate your Cisco Voice over IP products with technology from other suppliers.

  • Apple Xserve Servers, Xserve RAID, and Xsan Storage Area Network (SAN) Technology
    Progentís long experience with the UNIX operating system in business environments allows Progent to provide consulting services for Apple's Xserve platform so you can optimize the competitive value of your Mac network. Appleís Xserve is based on the macOS and Mac OS X Server, the UNIX OS based on open standards network services. Mac Server provides cross-platform capability for file exchange, as well as WebDAV server, POP and IMAP email, ftp, DNS and DHCP. Xserve RAID combines economical, high-capacity Ultra ATA drive technology with an industry standard 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 allows users to share up to 2 petabytes of disk space. A SAN allows you to pool data across multiple RAID drives for better performance, giving each user a connection to shared data over a high-speed Fibre Channel network.

  • High-speed Wireless Networking
    If you are deploying WiFi wireless technology to expand the reach or expedite the setup of your LAN, Progent can help you to design a viable WiFi topology, recommend appropriate components, integrate Apple Airport or other access points, and install client interfaces, wireless bridges, antennas, and related products. Progent can in addition assist you to produce a wireless security plan that dovetails with the protection strategy for your corporate network. In addition, Progent can help you design, configure, and support wireless bridges that provide an inexpensive way to include many physical buildings into a seamless network.

If your company is in need of an Apple macOS or OS X network consultant or system designer, phone Progent at 800-993-9400 or refer to Contact Progent.