Progent's Mac networking consultants can assist your business with a broad range of connectivity infrastructure topics including network configuration, remote and wireless connectivity, internetwork compatibility, security, and quickly evolving areas such as Voice over IP (VoIP) and high-speed wireless networking. For information networks based exclusively on Apple Mac OS X or for systems incorporating a mix of Apple macOS and Mac OS X, Linux, and Windows-based servers and workstations, Progent has the experience and depth to deal with the complexity of designing, configuring, and maintaining a network infrastructure that is dependable, protected, efficient, and aligned with your business goals. Progent can help you to install Appleís Xserve servers, Xserve fault-tolerant disk systems, and Xsan storage area network technology. Progent can in addition offer Cisco-premier CCIE engineers to help with Cisco routers and switches.
Network infrastructure consulting expertise available from Progent for Apple Macintosh environments include:
- System Infrastructure
Progentís network architects offer consulting support in all facets of network infrastructure including fault-tolerant computing and disk systems, multi-path Internet access, company-wide protection compliant with regulatory standards, scalability, clustering, throughput optimization, multi-location networking, business continuity planning, and efficient use of third-party data centers. Progentís provides the aggregate expertise of professional consultants with backgrounds in macOS and Mac OS X, Cisco, Microsoft, and other leading platforms and are familiar with industry best practices to help you to create a robust and easy-to-manage business network.
- Remote and Mobile Access
Progent's experts in Apple macOS and OS X and Cisco technology can assist your company to build and administer a network environment that dependably accommodates employees who connect from branch offices, from home, or while travelling. Progent's wireless specialists can help your organization to configure mobile computers, handheld devices, messaging servers, databases, and line-of-business software to synchronize seamlessly in order to keep your vital data current and readily accessible. Progent has extensive experience helping companies deploy and administer mobile devices by offering services such as Apple iPhone and iPad integration, Android smartphone and tablet integration, and RIM BlackBerry management. Progent's CISM and GIAC-accredited security engineers can also assist your company to improve your security policies and procedures to deal with remote and wireless security challenges such as solutions for validating users, encrypting data connections, setting up VPNs, and remotely managing mass rollouts of mobile communication devices.
- Internetwork Connectivity
Progentís network engineers have the depth of background to offer help in an array of networking technologies and architectures. Progentís Apple macOS and OS X consultants can assist your company to take advantage of Open Directory, Appleís standards-based directory and network validation services architecture. Open Directory relies on powerful standardized mechanisms such as Open LDAP and Kerberos for transparent compatibility with other standards-based LDAP servers. Progentís expertise with Windows and other networking technology can make it easy for you integrate with Microsoftís Active Directory. If your infrastructure utilizes a combination of Mac, Microsoft Windows, and Linux systems, Progent can assist you to set up and administer a common directory rather than a separate directory or separate client records for each platform. Your users will be enabled to move easily between Mac and Microsoft Windows devices ó and have the convenience of authenticated single log-in access to directory-based system and network resources.
- Voice over IP Integration
Voice over IP is phone technology that sends voice over a network based on IP standards. Progent's certified consultants are skilled in a variety of VoIP solutions, such as 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 assist you to install Cisco VoIP solutions. Progent can assess your existing network configuration to determine if your system is ready to support VoIP, assist you to identify and deploy Cisco hardware and software appropriate for your present requirements and growth plans, and combine your Cisco Voice over IP (VoIP) solution with products from other vendors.
- Apple Xserve Servers, Xserve Fault-Tolerant Disk Array, and Xsan Storage Area Network (SAN) Solutions
Progentís long experience with the UNIX operating system in commercial environments makes it possible to provide integration support for Xserve platform that lets you maximize the business value of your Apple Mac system. Appleís Xserve server is based on the macOS and Mac OS X Server, the UNIX operating system based on open standards network technology. Xserve offers cross-platform capability for file exchange, plus WebDAV server, POP and IMAP mail, ftp, and DHCP. Xserve RAID combines affordable, large-capacity Ultra ATA disk technology with a standards-based 2Gb Fibre Channel interface for high-performance, high-availability data access. Xserve RAID works with Apple macOS and OS X Server, MS Windows servers, or Linux servers and permits users to share up to two petabytes (2PB) of disk space. A Storage Area Network (SAN) enables you to pool data over multiple RAID drives for better throughput, offering every client access to centralized data over a fast Fibre Channel network.
- High-speed Wireless Connectivity
If your company is using 802.11 (WiFi) wireless technology to expand the reach or simplify the installation of your office LAN, Progent can help you to build a robust wireless layout, recommend appropriate hardware and software, integrate Apple Airport or other wireless access points, and set up wireless LAN client adapters, wireless bridges, antennas, and related products. Progent can also assist you to produce a wireless security strategy that fits within the protection plan for your corporate network. In addition, Progent can help you plan, install, and support point-to-point bridges that give you an economical means to incorporate many buildings into a cohesive network.
If your company is in need of an Apple macOS or OS X network support expert or system engineer, phone Progent at 800-993-9400 or visit Contact Progent.