Progent's Mac networking experts can help you with a broad range of network design issues such as network architecture, online and wireless connectivity, internetwork integration, protection, and quickly evolving technologies such as VoIP and broadband wireless networking. For business networks built exclusively on Apple Macintosh or for environments that feature a mix of macOS and Mac OS X, Linux, and MS Windows-powered servers and desktops, Progent has the knowledge and depth to deal with the complexity of designing, configuring, and supporting a network infrastructure that is dependable, protected, efficient, and aligned with your business objectives. Progent can assist you to install Appleís Xserve enterprise servers, Xserve RAID fault-tolerant storage systems, and Apple's Xsan SAN technology. Progent can in addition offer Cisco-premier CCIE engineers to help with Cisco routers and switches.

Network infrastructure consulting services offered by Progent for Apple macOS and Mac OS X environments include:

  • System Architecture
    Progentís system architects can provide consulting support in all facets of network configuration including high-availability servers and disk systems, multi-path Internet access, enterprise-wide protection compliant with industry standards, scalability, server clustering, throughput optimization, multi-location networking, business continuity planning, and strategic utilization of third-party data centers. Progentís offers the aggregate knowledge of seasoned engineers with expertise in Apple Mac, Cisco, Microsoft, and other major platforms and are familiar with industry leading practices to assist you to create a dependable and easy-to-manage information network.

  • Online and Mobile Connectivity
    Progent's experts in Apple macOS and OS X and Cisco integration can help your business to build and manage a network environment that reliably accommodates users who connect from branch offices, from home, or on the road. Progent's wireless specialists can assist your organization to set up mobile computers, handheld devices, messaging servers, databases, and applications to sync transparently in order to keep your vital information consistent and readily accessible. Progent has long experience assisting organizations deploy and manage mobile appliances by offering services that include Apple iPhone and iPad integration, Android smartphone and tablet integration, and Blackberry integration. Progent's CISA and CISSP-certified consultants can also assist you to refine your security mechanisms and procedures to deal with online and mobile security challenges including technologies for validating clients, encoding data connections, configuring Virtual Private Networks, and efficiently administering mass deployments of mobile computing products.

  • Internetwork Integration
    Progentís system professionals have the depth of background to provide expertise in a wide range of networking technologies and topologies. Progentís macOS and OS X consultants can assist your organization to take advantage of Open Directory, Appleís standards-based directory and connection validation services platform. Open Directory is based on powerful standardized technologies like Open LDAP and Kerberos Network Authentication Protocol for transparent interoperability with other LDAP servers. Progentís expertise with MS Windows and other networking platforms can help you plug into Microsoftís Active Directory and Novellís eDirectory. If your infrastructure utilizes a combination of macOS and OS X, Microsoft Windows, and Linux/UNIX based-resources, Progent can assist you to integrate and administer a single directory instead of a different directory or different user records for each platform. Your users will be able to shift effortlessly between macOS and OS X and Windows computers ó and have the convenience of secure one-time sign-on access to directory-based network resources.

  • Voice over IP (VoIP) Help
    Voice over IP (VoIP) refers to telephony technology that sends digitized voice across a connection based on Internet Protocol (IP) standards. Progent's network engineers are experienced with a variety of Voice over IP product families, including products powered by Cisco's Architecture for Voice, Video and Integrated Data (AVVID). Progent can give you access to a Cisco CCIE or Cisco CCNP to help you to install Cisco Voice over IP solutions. Progent can assess your current network configuration to determine if your system is optimized to support Voice over IP, help you to select and integrate Cisco hardware and software that fit with your present situation and future growth plans, and combine your Cisco Voice over IP products with products from other vendors.

  • Apple Xserve Servers, Xserve RAID, and Xsan Storage Area Network (SAN) Consulting Help
    Progentís long background with the UNIX operating system in commercial deployments allows Progent to provide consulting support for Apple's Xserve platform that lets you optimize the strategic value of your Mac system. Apple Computer's Xserve server is powered by the macOS and Mac OS X Server, the UNIX operating system based on standards-based network technology. Mac Server provides multi-platform support for native file sharing, as well as Apache web serve, POP and IMAP mail, ftp, and DNS. Xserve RAID offers affordable, large-capacity Ultra ATA disk technology with an industry standard 2Gb Fibre Channel for high-performance, fault-tolerant data access. Xserve RAID runs with Apple macOS and OS X Server, Microsoft Windows servers, or Linux servers and permits clients to share as much as 2 petabytes (2PB) of files and volumes. A Storage Area Network allows you to pool data across multiple RAID devices for better performance, offering every client a connection to centralized data via a fast Fibre Channel network.

  • High-speed Wireless Networking
    If your company is deploying WiFi wireless networking to increase the reach or simplify the setup of your office network, Progent can assist you to design a robust wireless topology, identify cost-effective hardware and software, integrate Apple Airport or other wireless access points, and install wireless adapters, bridges, antennas, and accessories. 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 plan, install, and maintain wireless bridges that give you an affordable way to combine many physical buildings into a cohesive network.

If you are 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.